The Argonauts is backed by a strong community of founding members.

Our founding members

Meet the Argonauts

Abdi Ahsan

Founder at Lumina Group, Indonesia

Adam Greenwood-Byrne

CEO at RealVNC, UK

Agnese Spona

Founding Partner at MadeFor, Netherlands

Alastair Fernie

Owner & Chair at CFG, UK

Alex Jackl

Chief Technology Officer at Landmark Worldwide, USA

Alexander Plajer


Amira Elmissiry-Sulai

Chief Accountability Officer at African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire

Arthur Davis

Founder & CEO at Altimist, UK

Barry Collier

Co-Founder at DRINKS, USA

Boris Colruyt

Managing Director Asia Pacific at HABA FAMILYGROUP, Hong Kong

Brendan Lynch

Owner at aquaBUBBLER, Australia

Christian Meinerding

CEO & Co-Founder at HiveMQ, Germany

Christoph Quarch

Solopreneur & Philosopher, Germany

Claus-Bernhard Pakleppa

Founder at p4d GmbH, Germany

Curt Cronin

Co-Founder at Broadway Strategic Return Fund, USA

Dan Burns

CEO at TESTIFI GmbH, Germany

Daniel Melter

Founder at, Germany

David Souriau

Chief Transformation Officer at Bonduelle, France

Dirk Wolf

CEO at Market Logic Software, Germany

Eric Hanson

CEO at International Scientific Advisors, USA

Felicitas Piegsda-Rohowski

Managing Owner at P13i Consulting, Germany

Felix Schulte

Co-Founder at RIDE Capital, Germany

Franz-Philippe Przybyl

Managing Partner of The Argonauts, Germany

Fred LeFranc

CEO at Results Thru Strategy, USA

Gerassimos Spyridakis

Global Finance Executive in Wealth Management, Switzerland

Hari Balasubramanian

Managing Partner at EcoAdvisors, Canada

Henrik Adam

Head of Laboratory and Quality & Environmental Manager at Plastix A/S, Denmark

Hugo Walkinshaw

Group Chief Executive Officer at Boardroom, Singapore

Jan Willem Mantel

Investments in meaningful, sustainable projects with a purpose for a better world. Netherlands

John Knowles

President at Panman Productions, UK

Katherina Tarnai-Lokhorst

Engineering Educator & Public Speaker, Canada

Konstantinos Lafkas

Partner at Uni.Fund, Greece

Krzysztof Karolczak

Founder of Inwedo, Poland

Lluís Pla

Governance in healthcare expert, Spain

Loes Fokker

Co-Founder & Chief of Culture of The Argonauts, Netherlands

Magnus Wood

Founder of The Kindness Corporation, UK

Marco Heise

Executive Director at Julius Baer, Germany

Marijana Kolak

Chief Organisation Officer at Cookpad, UK

Mathias Calonius

Partner & Co-Founder at JATKAJA, Finland

Nikolaus Weil

CEO at Skillup, Germany

Paul Rios

Operator, Mentor and Investor, USA

Paul Willems

Founder of, Netherlands

Philipp Morgenthaler

Head of Manufacturing at Circa Group, Switzerland

Pierre Heistein

Founder at 12.01 Project, UK

Samuel Robinson

Managing Partner & President at Sagard, USA

Sebastian Rohr

Co-Founder at GmbH, Germany

Sharon Walker

Sector Leader CoE HR at Korn Ferry, Singapore

Silke Mattern

Tax Partner at EY, Tanzania

Simon Mak

CEO at Ascent Partners, Hong Kong

Solomon Cates

CTO, Cloud & Cyber Expert at Thales Group, USA

Srini Srinivasan

Chief Product Officer at Aerospike, USA

Stefan Beiten

Initiator of The Argonauts, Germany

Sue Stockdale

Executive Coach, Author, Podcaster & Speaker, UK

Tingting Peng

Chief Capital, Strategy, and Impact Officer at Moove, UK

Tomasz Karwatka

Co-Founder at Catch the Tornado, Poland

Vinay Chandra

CEO at High Peak Software, India

Vinod Philip

Executive Board Member at Siemens Energy AG, Germany
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