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Marcus Tober, member of the Advisory Board

Marcus Tober, born in 1977, is the founder of the Berlin-based Software-as-a-Service company Searchmetrics GmbH, which he set up in mid-2005. He held an operational management position at the company until the end of 2018 and then moved into an advisory role as Chief Innovation Officer. His particular areas of responsibility included technology and product development, including the granting of multiple patents, internationalisation and brand development. In 2016, he was named “European Search Personality of the Year”.

He takes an active role in private equity companies as a business angel and adviser and provides support in the fields of growth, digital marketing, brand development and teambuilding.

He studied Computer Science at BHT Berlin. During his degree, he worked for idealo in the field of SEO. His first launch was Ecards and more GmbH, a successful platform for digital greeting cards, which was acquired by Rocket Internet in 2008.