Diana Knodel



Diana Knodel, founder of EdTech startups fobizz and App Camps, is at the forefront of integrating AI and digital tools into education. With a background in computer science, psychology, and educational research, Diana has been pivotal in enhancing teaching and learning experiences. Her initiatives, fobizz, Germany's largest professional development platform for teachers, and the non-profit App Camps, aim to digitize classroom learning and empower educators in their digital transformation journeys. Before venturing into entrepreneurship, Diana contributed her expertise as a research assistant, product manager, and visiting professor at the Technical University of Berlin (2016-2017). Her commitment to education extends to authoring children's books on coding, published in 2017 and 2020, and serving on the CODE University Council since 2018. Diana's influence and leadership have been widely recognized. In 2023, Business Insider named her one of the top 25 women shaping Germany's digital future. The European EdTech Alliance awarded her the Female EdTech Fellowship in 2022, and in 2019, the Hamburg Senate honored her with an Honorary Award for Special Commitment. Through her innovative work, Diana continues to shape the future of education, making her a key figure in Germany's EdTech landscape.