As a scholar of the German Academic Foundation Mirko has a strong academic background in business psychology and sports strategy from Columbia University New York and PFH Göttingen. He joined the DFB in 2013 and helped to boost FUSSBALL.DE to one of the biggest digital sport platforms in Europe. Then, he passed the UEFA Certificate in Football Management and joined the DFB-Academy team of Oliver Bierhoff, where he is currently developing a knowledge strategy for the new DFB. In this context, Mirko focuses on creating an innovation-driven culture and a state-of-the-art digital environment that supports DIE MANNSCHAFT to win further World Cups. On the pitch Mirko is not a World Cup winner but a passionate team captain on semi-professional level (Regionalliga Nord).
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