He graduated in Business Administration (Diploma/ Master) and launched Germany’s first Internet Banking Service at Comdirect Bank. A Managing director position at Bertelsmann was followed by a European Management Board position at Bonnier. He has extensive experiences on Supervisory Boards across Europe. International Growth, Industries in Transition and Digital Ventures have been his business for about 25 years. He is a Pro-Bono Adviser to Visual and Performing Artists.