Speaker Spotlight: Senator Martin Günthner
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On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our speakers, Martin Günthner.
Martin Günthner is the Minister of Economic Affair, Labour and Ports as well as the Minister of Justice and Constitution of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. Throughout the years as a member of the Bremische Bürgerschaft, the parliament of the City-State of Bremen, Martin has held the position of the Chairman of the Port Committee. After attending the Bürgermeister-Smidt School in Bremerhaven, he went on to study cultural history of Eastern Europe at the University of Bremen. He then studied public relations in Heidelberg and graduated as a PR-Advisor (DPRG) and worked as a self-employed communications consultant.
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