Matthias Spott laid the foundation of KLEO Connect GmbH in 2015 when he started developing the business model and founded eightyLEO Holding GmbH, which is today the majority shareholder of KLEO Connect. Based in Munich, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company. Prior to founding eightyLEO, he held several leadership positions and worked as a strategy consultant with large international corporations. He has more than 20 years of experience mainly in the aerospace industry with a focus on growth strategies, business development as well as disruptive innovations and digital transformation. He holds a diploma in the field of aerospace engineering of the Technical University in Braunschweig.