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About Marek

Curious about new developments and ideas, this is my place to share links, ideas, articles and opinions. I appreciate every comment and question, and will certainly respond if you contact me.

Professional background:

Currently:

  • CEO of Flightright, the leading consumer service for travellers with delayed or cancelled flights

Previously:

  • Founder of Soundarchiv, an online library for sound effects
  • Founded Fangeist, the first online radio station for the 3rd German football league together with Axel Springer (the largest German media house).
  • Advising variety of clients in the ICT sector such as 3M New Ventures on topics like market research, product strategy, online marketing and financial planning.
  • Worked in the E-Commere Strategy department at the Otto Group
  • Worked in the Investment Management at the High-Tech Gr├╝nderfonds, the leading German Early-Stage VC
  • Received an M.Sc. in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship & New Business Venturing) with distinction from the Rotterdam School of Management
  • Received a B.Sc. in Business Administration with honors from the University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Was awarded a merit-based scholarship of the Foundation of German Business

Personal background:

  • Born in Berlin, lived in Hannover, Hamburg, Cologne, Bayreuth, Bangalore,  Rotterdam and Brussels
  • Passionate about Entrepreneurship and connecting with interesting people, love to share and discuss new ideas and opportunities, attend several conferences for inspiration
  • Active with the entrepreneurs organization EYES and the international student organization AIESEC
  • Active within the Foundation of German Business (organizing the „Founders and Entrepreneurs Forum„)
  • Worked as part-time radio journalist and presenter at Radio Flora, Hannover
  • In the free time: playing drum set, sailing and power kiting