Christian Paul Stobbe

Christian Paul Stobbe

Disruptive Strategist

Short Bio

38 y/o, Director Strategy at KONTRAST Communication Services, Disruptive Strategist and Biologist - born, working and living in the beautiful city of Düsseldorf, Germany. I love Thinking, Science, Nature, Music, Photography, Art, Street Art, Urban Exploring, Books, Trends, History, Politics, Design and Architecture.

I am

Digital Native (Computer User since 1985, Online since 1992), Innovator, Brainstormer, Idea generator, One-man-think-tank, Marketer, Performer, Motivator, Change Agent, Entrepreneur, Explorer, Consultant, Business adviser, Mentor, Speaker, Guest lecturer, Writer

Links & Contact

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My offer

Leadership, Problem Solving and Analysis, Commitment to Quality, Strategic Thinking, Management, Collaborative Skills, Influencing, Decision Making and Judgment, Creativity, Innovation, Teamwork, Project Management

My actual remits

Head of Strategic Planning, Head of Business Development, Client relationship management, Internal and external consulting, Development of Disruptive Strategies, Change Management, Monitoring of progress, Identification of key strategic opportunities, Identification of businesses needs and objectives, Driving growth, Consumer und Shopper Research, Multichannel, Shopper Journey

Work Experience

Director Strategy at
KONTRAST Communication Services GmbH

January 2013 - Present   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Director Strategy at
GOSCHFRIENDS Shopper Marketing Services GmbH

January 2013 - Present   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Business Development Manager at
KONTRAST Communication Services GmbH

January 20012 - December 2012   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Senior Strategic Planner at
KONTRAST Communication Services GmbH

May 2009 - December 2011   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Managing Partner & Founder at
trafema Social Network GmbH

April 2007 - April 2009   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Managing Partner & Founder at
biz2GO Marketing Agency GmbH

March 2006 - April 2009   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Business Development Manager at
MBmedien GmbH

May 2004 - February 2006   |   Krefeld, Germany

Head of Direct Marketing Department at
MBmedien GmbH

January 2003 - April 2004   |   Krefeld, Germany

Strategy Consultant at
Smiling Drivers GmbH

July 2002 - December 2002   |   Essen, Germany

Customer Operations Manager at
Tele2 Telecommunication Services GmbH

July 1999 - June 2002   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

Teamleader Intranet at
Transcom Worldwide GmbH

September 1998 - June 1999   |   Düsseldorf, Germany

And also...

Writer | Publications:

Market analysis "German Healthcare IT Market" (2005, 2006)
Market analysis "German Retail IT Market" (2006)
Articles about Technology, Internet and Social Media (2009 - today)
Articles about Techology and Nursing (2010 - today)

Expert | Interviews: (2008, 2009) (2008)
WDR (2008)
NDR zapp Medienmagazin (2009)
MDR Sputnik (2009)

Speaker | Workshops & lectures:

Guest lecturer, Deutsche Sporthochschule Cologne (2008, 2009)
Speaker, Niederrheinischer Pflegekongress (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Speaker, PiD Conference (2013)
Keynote Speaker, Niederrheinischer Pflegekongress (2013)

Congress participations:

Trendtag Hamburg (2009, 2010)
picnic Festival Amsterdam (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
re:publica Berlin (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
NEXT Conference Berlin (2011, 2012, 2013)
The World After Advertising Düsseldorf (2010)
Niederrheinischer Pflegekongress NPK (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Handelsblatt Conference "Health 2009" Berlin
Handelsblatt Conference "Pharma 2010" Wiesbaden
MobileMonday (2011, 2012)
Pflegepädagogik im Dialog Düsseldorf (2013)

Key Skills

  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Brand Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Development
  • Social Media
  • Trend Analysis


Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

1996 - 2000   |   Studies in Biology

Withdrawal after accepting a very good job offer at Tele2 Group.

Lessing Kollegschule Düsseldorf (Technical College)

1991 - 1996   |   Certified Technical Assistant in Biology (BTA)

State-approved Bio-technical assistants (BTA) who prepare prior to testing with animals, plants, cell cultures and microorganisms and are implementing them. They monitor the test procedures, document the results and evaluate them.

Lessing Gymnasium Düsseldorf (Secondary School)

1991 - 1995   |    Abitur/AHR (A level, higher education entrance qualification)

School graduation certificate and university entrance exam.

Clients & Projects

Media & Advertising

Bonnier Germany (Hoppenstedt) | DDB (for Premiere Pay TV) | CMP-WEKA | IDG Business Publishing | NOACK Sports (Lewis Holtby) | | twnkls Augmented Reality

Finance & Insurance

AOK (Rheinland/Hamburg) | Santander Consumer Bank

Industry & Retail

AWB | Bayer Material Science | Deutsche Post AG | Ferchau | Henkel | KEUCO | Loesche | OBI | RATIONAL AG | Tyco Germany | ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe

Technology & Telecommunication

20:20 Mobile Germany | Allied Telesis International | Cisco Systems | Consul Risk Management | EMC2 | Enterasys Networks | fme AG | Hewlett-Packard | Juniper Networks | KIRK Telecom | Lucent Technologies | NETGEAR | Radware | Sony Europe | Sony Mobile | Tech Data | Toshiba Europe | Universal Electronics (One-for-All) | Vodafone Germany

Pharma & Healthcare

HEXAL | Johnson & Johnson | Niederrheinischer Pflegekongress | PFLEGE optimal | Sandoz

My Principles

#1 Act as an inspiring example

Be the change you wish to see. Be the master of ceremony.

#2 Superior performance. Always.

Honesty, Loyalty and Dedication in every breath.

#3 No sacred cows.

Everything is on the table.

#4 Rethink. Rebrand. Rework.

The only constant is change.

#5 Be different.

Only dead fish swim with the stream.

#6 Think before you do.

Otherwise you will not achieve amazing results.

#7 Live your brands.

A logo is not a brand. A brand is not a logo.

#8 Have fun.

No good ideas without fun. No fun without good ideas.

Honors & Awards

Best Telecommunication Customer Service in Germany, 2002


DFJ Deutsche Foto-Journalisten e.V., Düsseldorfer Jonges e.V., Refluxkinder e.V., Düsseldorfer Turn- und Sportverein Fortuna 1895 e.V., Mundartfreunde Düsseldorf 1969 e.V., SV Wersten 04 Düsseldorf e.V.

Cities I love to work in


Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Berlin


Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Middelburg, Vlissingen


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