Rob Johnson is the managing director for Techstars in Berlin, Germany, after running the Techstars METRO program in Berlin. Before that he was cofounder and CEO of Makers Academy, Europe’s largest coding bootcamp in London, where he’s still a board member. He sits on the advisory board of several startups, primarily in the field of early-stage validation and strategy. He holds an MBA, a B.S. in Liberal Arts and two A.A. degrees in French and mandarin Chinese.