Markus supports Moonfare as a Senior Advisor. Until recently, Markus served as the CFO of Kathrein SE, bringing deep financial and strategic expertise. Prior to joining Kathrein SE, Markus worked as the CFO and Managing Director of the Munich-based marketing agency Avantgarde, focusing on the development and implementation of a global growth strategy and the establishment of a high-performance, international finance organisation. Previously, Markus served as the CEO of LBBW Immobilien GmbH, heading the restructuring of the company, and also held managing positions in a number of leading companies in Germany including Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and HypoVereinsbank AG. Markus has also been the Director of Corporate Development at Deutsche Bank, being responsible for the coordination and implementation of international strategic and M&A projects. Right after completing his physics studies at RWTH Aachen and working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Markus began his professional career at The Boston Consulting Group where he served as a project manager in Germany and North America. Among others, he is an active member of the Baden-Badener Unternehmergespräche e.V. (BBUG) as well as Senator of the Global Economic Network.