Markus is a Senior Associate at Runa, based in Berlin, and focuses on companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He specializes in machine intelligence, cloud infrastructure, open source and fintech.
Over the last ten years, Markus has been deeply immersed in the field of machine learning and gained experience working in startups of all levels. He automated marketing decisions for fashion giant Zalando and later co-founded and scaled the real-time advertising technology company realzeit. His company was acquired by DCMN in 2017, where he continued to serve as product director.
Markus earned his doctorate in physics through his research in the Complex Systems Group at the renowned Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society. He loves the beauty of mathematics and has a deep passion for boxing and science fiction novels.