Stefan Gross-Selbeck is part of the global leadership team of BCG X, Boston Consulting Group’s tech build and design unit. He is global leader climate tech at BCG, as well as global leader for green tech for X, focused on leading global efforts in green tech and business building for a net-zero economy.

Stefan has been successfully building, launching, and running digital businesses and platforms for more than 20 years. His client work focuses on transforming traditional industries through the experience he gained as an executive of highly innovative digital companies. Since 2021, Stefan has been leading the launch of Green Ventures, an offering with a dedicated team focused on partnering with corporates to invest in, co-build, and scale sustainable businesses, thereby accelerating climate action through innovation that creates value for both shareholders and society.

Stefan is actively involved in the startup community as an angel investor and advisor. Outside of BCG X, he regularly speaks on business model innovation and market disruption at industry events. He has also been a visiting professor of entrepreneurship at the Alexander von Humboldt-Institute for Internet and Society.

Prior to joining BCG, Stefan was the CEO of XING, Europe’s leading social network for professionals. He previously held leadership roles at eBay, including vice president and managing director of eBay Germany. He was also a managing director at ProSieben Digital Media and a project leader for BCG in Germany.