Florian Langenscheidt is an extremely versatile and socially committed entrepreneur and publicist - and in the Hall of Fame of Germany's best speakers. His great-great-grandfather founded the world-renowned foreign language publishing house in 1856.In 1985, Florian Langenscheidt joined the management of the publishing house after studying philosophy and management. In 1988 he became a member of the executive board, responsible for programme and innovation, and a little later for electronic media, at Brockhaus and Duden. From 1992, he hosted talk shows for Bavarian television, founded and managed the children's charity CHILDREN FOR A BETTER WORLD, was a successful business angel many times over, wrote several bestsellers on the subject of happiness and sits on numerous advisory boards - he is an "entrepreneurial jack-of-all-trades", as the WELT once wrote. Florian Langenscheidt is the father of five children and lives by a lake in Berlin.