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Matilda von Gierke

Managing Director / HR Expert / Award Winner / Influencer

Matilda von Gierke|


Matilda von Gierke is the founder & managing director of ZALVUS, a fast-growing HR-Tech company based in Berlin, Germany. After completing her Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences with cum laude in the Netherlands and USA at the age of 20, von Gierke worked in HR advisory, inhouse consulting & traditional headhunting.

Today, her digital consultancy (founded in 2015) has over 15 employees, is cash-flow financed and counts over ten DAX companies, numerous SMEs and market leaders from all over Europe to her client base. 

At the Females-in-IT Congress 2018, she was awarded "IT Woman of the Year 2018". She is an expert on topics related to innovative business models, digital transformation, corporate culture & New Work, as well as on data-driven recruiting.

Insight into exemplary topics

HR-Digital Study 2019

Consequences of a candidate-centered job market

/ Digital Transformation

How digitization creates value

/ The Future of Work

Efficiency through a dynamic corporate culture

/ Breaking through Silo Thinking

Learning from other departments

Data-driven Recruiting

modern methods for the War-for-Talents

/ Innovative Business Models

Found, grow & survive


The above topics are exemplary - we are happy to find an individual title for your event.

IT-Woman of the Year 2018

On 29 November 2018, Matilda von Gierke was awarded with the highest distinction in the “startup“ category. Her success and perserverance e.g. at the WIN Awards underline her achievements in a (male dominant) IT environment.

Cross-format Expertise

As one of the youngest HR influencers in Germany, Matilda has already established herself as an international speaker, e.g. at Harvard University & in Barcelona. She is also active as a guest author (e.g. numerous articles in Germany’s most read HR journal personalmagazin).

Whether on stage alonein an interview or in a discussion round, Matilda convinces live in all formats, e.g. on your:


/ Impulse speech

/ Keynote

/ Panel & Discussion

/ Workshop

/ and many more formats upon request


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