About the Author

Hartmut Wegner

Hartmut Wegner was born in Woltersdorf near Berlin, Germany, and grew up under the Nazi regime. Following his survival in the war, and being active in 9 years in graduating from the strict German High School Abitur program, to mixing his growth as a sports star in bicycle racing he immigrated to the USA, passing the Statue of Liberty in 1954. He continued Cycling Racing and became Minnesota State Champion in 1955 and 1956. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s Degree, major in Mathematics and minor in History. Subsequently, he spent many years with a major Minneapolis firm, gaining valuable business experience, and travelled for the next fifty years mostly on international countries for business making him a well-known expert in these endeavors with a considerable knowledge of foreign businessmen’s activities and cultures.