Karl Rabes graduated from Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) in 2010 with a Master in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann). His majors were information systems, marketing as well as entrepreneurship. During his studies, he gained practical experiences at different internships with Siemens Financial Services and subsidiary companies like Siemens Project Ventures. Besides, he joined a research project at the Imperial College London to work on a cooperation project under the lead of Prof. John Bessant.
To avoid confusions:
By reason of his dual citizenship (Spanish and German), Karl is also known by his prefered name Carlos.
In his spare time, he is an active member of the German scout movement BdP.