Entrepreneur, Consultant, Trainer

Dr. Johannes Metzler

Business and People Development in Digital Companies

Sample of
past clients


Max BreckbillFounder StartingFromZero

Johannes is one of the most engaging speakers I've hosted! He shared his story in a way that authentic, ACTIONABLE, and extremely entertaining, with a solid laugh every 90 seconds. We generally don't have repeat speakers at my event, but I'm looking for excuses to bring him on again.

Anna OelsSenior Manager, Paypal

Johannes conducted the highly anticipated last seminar in an event series, and his presentation and delivery did not fall short of expectations. In a very short amount of time, he managed to deliver priceless knowledge mixed with entertaining stories and directly applicable exercises. I feel that everyone went home with very concrete ideas about what to change tomorrow in order to step up their quality of work and life.

Marina SchmidtFounder Businesshelden.de

Johannes was outstanding in his preparation and due diligence when it comes to being reliable and catering to the interests of the audience. His approach to productivity is clear and very helpful. I can recommend Johannes warmly to everybody who wants to balance work and life, get more done and live a life worth living.


EBSpreneurship Forum Keynote 2015: How to build a lifestyle business and love your life
4-Hour Work Week Berlin: Building an app business - The 8 steps from 0 to 6 figures
Pitch-Up Podcast (German): Work-Life Balance & Zeitmanagement - Die 5 größten Fehler

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About Me

​Throughout my career, I have gained experience in very different sectors of the economy, from academia, public sector, strategy consulting, and e-commerce to running my own mobile app company.

What always stuck ​with me was the enormous potential of people as well as the challenges, exacerbated by the age of technology, in getting done what really matters, finding focus, creating meaningful work for oneself and living a fulfilling life.

Born in Heidelberg, I now live in Berlin together with my wife Anna and son Kaspar.

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  • Strategy and business development
  • Analytical decision-making
  • Personal productivity and self-management

I regularly do the following

  • Business Development Consulting
  • Interim Management
  • Trainings, workshops and seminars
  • Public speaking

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