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Lumenz Networks

Lumenz Connects Hundreds of Luminaries with Hundreds of Millions of Fans

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2011
  • Employees 14
  • Website

Company Summary

Lumenz Networks ( connects experts and thought-leaders to their followers through a questions-and-answers platform that allows mentors to share knowledge through 2 to 5 minutes HD video clips that capture personal answers to questions asked by fans. Our for-fee expert videos are available either by piecemeal purchases, no-commitment monthly access or annual subscription to channels operated by experts.


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    Phil Ressler

    Phil has over 30 years of experience working with founders in technology industries to scale their businesses, navigate turn-arounds and find sustainable revenue tractions. His operating career in software, internet, media, venture capital and advertising, and experience in raw, pre-revenue start-up, private and public growth companies plus everything from pre-revenue to $1B enterprises, uniquely qualifies him to lead Lumenz.

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    Hubert Hofmann
    Founder and Managing Director

    Successfully spun off 2 corporate start-ups and worked for multi-national corporations in the USA and Europe. He created an innovative interactive video-based knowledge base, and established efficient operations.

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    Michael Meirer
    SVP Strategy and Business Development

    Successfully led business development in start-ups and Fortune 50 firms. Michael is the former CEO of nCUBE, a Larry Ellison company; he is an energetic serial entrepreneur, based in Silicon Valley.

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    Johannes Koch

    15 years of experience managing professional IT services heading up data centers for various firms and universities. He pioneered the first European database-driven online content management system.

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    Jim Arth

    Extensive experience in cost-intensive financial management in manufacturing, communications and consumer goods, including AT&T, Toyota America, Helio and Virgin Mobile.

Previous Investors

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    Daniel Mattes