Hi, I'm Marcel​

Founder & Human-centered Tech Leader

Founder & Human-centered Tech Leader


Taledo on the first page of innovative HR-Tech startups.
Expert article about Recruiting, digitalization and AI - and what makes Taledo's approach special.
Opening the semester at TechLabs Berlin with a talk about productivity
Topics range from founding a company, dealing with uncertainty, having awareness of your role - up to the question of purpose.
Interview with Marcel Poelker: Recruiting departments not only struggle with a chronic lack of time, but there are also often accusations of discrimination in the room. To what extent can algorithms help?
Industry Lecture: A CTO’s advices from hundreds of Interviews When do you ever get the chance to receive application tips from someone who did hundreds of interviews?


I’m happy to share my experience, learnings and thoughts.

In the past I’ve been invited as keynote speaker, panel guest and lecturer.

My areas of expertise are:

Recruiting Expert, Company Building

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AI & Tech, Digitalisation, Product

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Personal Growth & Holistic Productivity

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About me

I’m from Lübeck, for some the Marzipan city. My bio in bullets:

  • Founder, Taledo
    Award-winning Recruiting-Tech company 🏆
  • Head of IT, payleven (sumup)
    Youngest management member 🏋️
  • Master Informatics
    First in class, Studienstiftung scholarship recipient 🎖️
  • Bachelor Informatics
    First in class 🏅
  • Fun fact
    Played drums in various bands 🥁

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