Head of Innovation and Venture, European Space Agency (ESA) (from 1.1.2019 on)
Frank supported over 320 interdisciplinary technology transfers, initiated 700 start-ups and invested over 35 Mio Euro in seed investment in the last 12 years through the ESA BIC Programme. Prior to this post, he was Head of Commercial Development in the European Astronaut Department of the Directorate of Human Spaceflight Microgravity at ESA. Frank was Founder and CFO/COO of an IT start-up headquartered in Germany, which he merged with CANCOM SA in 2003. He had also spent seven years at Apple Computer.