Kay Falkenau

Dipl.-Psych. Kay Falkenau is the CEO of Mediatum AG and Managing Director of Mediatum Development GmbH.

Kay has an extensive track record and proven expertise in establishing and developing organisations, as such is highly qualified in leading Mediatum’s two highly specialised fields of search and development.

Kay's philosophy is defined by his perspective as an occupational-development psychologist and business background. His thoughts and actions are development and resource-focused and are always based on the abilities and strengths of each individual.

Kay has worked as a Management Consultant since 1990, during which he has supported a wide variety of companies, entrepreneurs and executives in various sectors. He has personally coached more than 1,000 executives and entrepreneurs during his career. 

Kay has completed teaching and project assignments in the field of psychological methods, management diagnostics and training methodology in association with Trier University, the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Munich and the Center of Mental Excellence in Innsbruck. He is passionate about developing psychometric methods for measuring entrepreneurial skills as well as educating coaches to support executives and elite athletes.

His diverse scientific background and curiosity led him to complete an additional masters' degree (MA) to qualify as a sports psychologist and mental coach in 2012.

Kay uses his extensive knowledge and breadth of experience in his operational activities and when presenting specialist lectures and keynote speeches on the analogies offered by elite sport and entrepreneurial skills.