Irene Fuchs has accumulated international work experience across various sectors. She served as Chief of Staff for a member company of the German Mittelstand and as a Project Manager for a German startup expanding into the US market. In her current role as Director of Business Network, Startups, and Events at the German American Chamber of Commerce in New York, Irene has facilitated over 30 startup programs and fostered transatlantic partnerships with midsize and large companies. Her daily engagement with the chamber's 700+ member companies provides valuable insight into how German companies enter and thrive in the US market. Irene holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and is a certified Project Manager (PMP).