We work closely with you
to develop a targeted,
tailored growth strategy

Our decision to found scaleon was fueled by our passion to work in dynamic, challenging environments. We are energized by complex strategic and management issues. We work hand-in-glove with our clients to create made-to-measure solutions of the highest quality.

We do not believe in off-the-peg solutions to specific situations. Our approach is highly strategic and analytical. We work with key decision-makers in the client organization to understand concrete challenges and goals.

We are highly metric-driven. We believe that any strategy can and must be measured. Our approach spans vision and culture, strategic goals and KPIs. We understand that even the most sophisticated business case described in Excel is not sufficient. It has to be translated into measurable, easily-understood strategic goals and initiatives.

We offer a unique blend of experience as the founders of digital businesses, C-level executives and top-tier management consultants. We combine analytical and conceptual strengths with the skills needed to manage large teams and organizations.

We have a strong entrepreneurial mindset, having scaled digital models from the ground up ourselves in Germany and Europe, the Americas and APAC.

We have access to highly-skilled teams in all key disciplines such as business intelligence and analytics, marketing and brand management, product development and engineering.

The founding

Philipp Engelhardt

Managing Partner, Founder
Philipp is a growth management enthusiast. He was CFO Central Europe during Groupon’s hyper growth phase; he scaled the company up to 1300+ employees. Philipp completed his PhD on growth performance management and continues to research this topic. Before joining scaleon, he advised and academically researched dozens of hyper growth companies in diverse industries. Philipp worked for Stern Stewart & Co. management consultants and holds degrees in economics, management and philosophy from the London School of Economics and the University of St. Gallen. Philipp is an expert in organizational culture and business model innovation, with a focus on platform models, scaling strategies, organizational design, OKR and strategic KPI systems. Philipp is a huge tennis fan and passionate runner.

Stefan Benndorf

Managing Partner, Founder
Stefan has established and scaled multiple digital businesses. Before co-founding scaleon, Stefan was COO of global ad-tech company Applift with 10+ offices on three continents and 250+ employees. He was CEO and co-founder of the mobile marketing firm appiris and CFO of madvertise. Stefan worked a number of years at leading management consulting firm Solon. He holds degrees in business administration and public policy from Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL), the London School of Economics (LSE) and the Hertie School of Governance. Stefan is an expert in digital media and advertising, strategy and organizational development, and digital business building. Stefan loves books about the future, is always interested in new mental models, appreciates good food, and practices yoga.
We create highly customized solutions at the most professional standards.

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