David Nothacker is the co-founder and CEO of sennder. He is in charge of leading the company’s strategy and long-term vision. David started his career at strategic consulting firm Roland Berger and co-founded ‘Smiling Box’ in 2014. During his MBA studies at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, David co-founded sennder. Whilst pivoting the original business model, he joined forces with Nicolaus Schefenacker and Julius Köhler, who he knew from Roland Berger.
Since founding sennder in 2015, the company has grown into Europe’s leading digital road freight forwarder and will move over 1 million truckloads this year. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, sennder has 800 employees and is represented in 7 markets throughout Europe. To date, the business has raised over $260m from leading global investors, including Accel, Lakestar, HV Capital, Project A and Scania
David Nothacker originally hails from the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. He holds a Bachelor in Economics & Management from the University of Bocconi, a Master’s degree in Management from London School of Economics (LSE) and International Management from ESADE Business School, as well as an MBA from INSEAD in France.