Benjamin Schnau

Founder of Business is People Consultancy

Benjamin Schnau is an experienced Business Developer, specialising in Big Data and Digital Media, originally from Germany. Founder of his consulting company ‘Business is People’ he is now focusing on mentoring and coaching other entrepreneurs and start-ups. In various business areas including IT software for Big Data he has already supported several US companies like Splunk and Nasdaq in business development, positioning and expansion entering the European market. Through his long-time activity abroad as the US and the UK he knows different cultural and market conditions very well. In addition, he is involved in the Start-up scene in London and Berlin, and holds regular seminars in English and in German to young companies of all sectors to facilitate market entry.


  • Business development
  • Inside sales
  • Value selling
  • Market positioning
  • Product marketing