Jan Geldmacher

Board Member


10 May, 2023


1400 as of 20 February 2024

Year of birth, residence

Born 1962, German citizen and resident in East Hampton and New York City, USA

Term of office

Elected 10 May 2023 for a period of up to two years.



Geldmacher serves as Operating Partner at Impact Venture Capital (US) and is an active advisor to various US based IT and telecommunications companies. Prior to his actual engagements he was head of the operating partner team at SoftBank Group International, and president of Sprint Business. He has also served as CEO at Vodafone Global Enterprise, chief commercial officer of the Enterprise Business Unit at Vodafone in Germany, both affiliates of Vodafone Group plc. Prior to Vodafone, Geldmacher served as CEO of British Telecom BT (Germany), a unit of BT Group Plc. Geldmacher has also served as head of international networks and joint ventures at Deutsche Telekom AG in Bonn before also taking on his role as a member of the executive board of T-Systems International GmbH (Germany).

Other directorships

Geldmacher serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Deutsche Giganetz GmbH in Germany as well as for LiveOak Fiber (US). He is an independent member of the board of directors for Cornami Inc. (US) and Intilion AG (Germany). Geldmacher is also an independent board member for EMnify GmbH (Germany) and Infinadeck Inc. (US).


Degree in Business Administration from the University of Cologne.