Head of Innovation & Partnerships, Zalando SE
Marc joined Zalando as one of the first Product Managers, and build up the complete Backend Product Management Organisation before taking over the lead for Zalando’s Tech Expansion following the IPO. As Managing Director, he established and scaled Zalando’s Tech Hubs in Dublin and Helsinki, Marc then returned to the Product Organisation as Head of Innovation and Partnerships.
In his current role, Marc drives Zalando’s innovation efforts through the company wide intrapreneurship program, Slingshot, and the Tech Innovation Lab. He is also overseeing several R&D teams and university cooperations. One of his latest initiatives is co-founding Zalando Build, a program that invites startups and innovators to partner up with Zalando’s Fashion store. This is an essential step towards transforming the store into the next generation of open platforms.
Beside working at Zalando, Marc is a proud father and shameless early adopter of overpriced electronic wearables.