Ceremonial opening of EUROBIKE and EUROBIKE CONVENTION by partners and makers of EUROBIKE

Date July 13, 2022, 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Location Future Mobility Forum, Black Stage, Hall 8

10:00 Jens Deutschendorf, State Secretary, Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing – State of Hessen

10:10 Peter Feldmann, Lord Mayor of the City of Frankfurt

10:20-10:45: Moderated talk with:

Stefan Reisinger: Managing Director fairnamic GmbH

Isabell Eberlein: Managing Director Velokonzept GmbH

Jürgen Gudd: DB Connect, Chairman of the Management Board

Jens Deutschendorf, State Secretary in the Ministry of Hesse

Jens Deutschendorf, born on July 30, 1977 in Bad Arolsen, married, two children. Attended school in Twistetal, Korbach and Odemira (Portugal), graduated from technical college in 1997 with a degree in civil engineering, followed by civilian service at the Dortmund Mitte Municipal Clinics (emergency room). From 1999 to 2004 studies of urban planning in Kassel, graduation as Diplom-Ingenieur, afterwards advanced studies of urban planning and at the same time Chairman of the General Students’ Committee of the University of Kassel. From 2007 employee at the office of Nicole Maisch, Member of the Bundestag, from 2011 to 2017 First Alderman of the District Waldeck-Frankenberg, from August 2017 to January 17, 2019 State Councillor at the Senate for Environment, Construction and Transport of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. Since January 18, 2018, State Secretary at the Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing, State of Hessen.

Peter Feldmann, Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Frankfurt

Born in 1958 in Helmstadt, Peter Feldmann is the Lord Mayor of the City of Frankfurt am Main. He holds a degree in political science and social sector economics. He has lived in Frankfurt from the time he was two years old, interrupted only by a one-year job assignment in Israel from 1979 to 1980. 
Peter Feldmann joined the SPD party already at the age of 16 to commit himself to our society’s fundamental issues. From 1989 to 2012, he served as City Councilor on Frankfurt am Main’s City Council, on which he served as the Chairman of the Steering and Finance Committee for many years. He was also on the Committee for Health and Social Affairs, and held the position of party spokesman for youth and social affairs. He has been an SPD party executive since 1993 and served as his party’s deputy chairman from 2004 until he took office as Lord Mayor in 2012. 
Feldmann is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board for Messe Frankfurt GmbH.   


Stefan Reisinger: Managing Director fairnamic GmbH

Dipl. Sports Economist (Univ.)

48 years, married, 3 children   

Happy with bicycles since his childhood and over 20 years professionally stationed in the trade fair business at Lake Constance with sports and leisure themes, responsible among other things for the world's most important bike trade fair EUROBIKE. Most recently one of the masterminds of the new EUROBIKE in Frankfurt as Managing Director of the trade fair joint venture fairnamic, a subsidiary of the Frankfurt and Friedrichshafen trade fair companies.

Isabell Eberlein: Managing Director Velokonzept GmbH

Isabell Eberlein sees herself as a political cyclist. For her, cycling is more than a mean of transportation, but a vehicle to change society for the better - ecologically and socially. As co-managing director of Velokonzept, she develops new formats of collaboration and brings together different stakeholders (business, civil society, science, politics and administration) to promote cycling. She holds a Master's degree in Environmental Policy and Planning from the Free and Technical University of Berlin and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Regensburg.

For the VeloLAB project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, she coordinates stakeholders from business, government and science to advance cycling innovations and develops new innovative event formats.

Jürgen Gudd: DB Connect, Chairman of the Management Board

Jürgen Gudd began his professional career as a trained forwarding agent in various logistics companies. Following his studies in business administration with a focus on marketing, he worked at Nixdorf Computer AG and was employed there as well as at the successor company Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme AG, among other things as commercial sales and branch office manager in various sales areas. Since 1998, Jürgen Gudd has held various management positions at Deutsche Bahn AG. For example, he was Managing Director of Ameropa-Reisen GmbH and Chairman of the Management Board of DB Dialog GmbH. From 2000 - 2018, he held additional functions in personnel union, e.g. Division Manager Revenue Accounting, Head of Finance/Controlling and Compliance Officer at DB Vertrieb GmbH. Since December 2018, he has been Chairman of the Management Board of Deutsche Bahn Connect GmbH, the mobility service provider of Deutsche Bahn AG.