Marcus Ziegler

Marcus Ziegler

Summary

Experienced Private Equity & Venture Capital professional with 13 year professional experience in identifying and understanding technology trends looking for next challenge.

9 year experience in sourcing and structuring tech transactions and creating sustainable value in technology enterprises in close partnership with their management teams.

Investing in and building technology companies in the TIMES sectors. Strong international background.

Active business angel.

Work History

Work History

Managing Partner

2007

Managing Director

Excutive business consultant & Angel Investor, Munich

  • Advisor of the CEO of a German Private Equity Company
  • Investment Advisor (Due Diligence) of a Swiss Family Office
  • Advisor for an international M&A boutique
  • Co-Founder and advisor of two “mobile” start-up companies
  • Vice President EMEA for a Private Equity backed Asian telecommunications company
2006 - 2007

Managing Partner / Venture Partner

eCapital AG
  • Fundraising of a private Equity fonds
  • Several Private Equity investments and one IPO
  • Dealing with and managing of advisors and other investors
  • Sales, Marketing and Business Dev. strategies on CEO level 
2001 - 2006

Partner

Siemens Acceleration
  • Several seed, early and mid-stage investments within the telecom and wireless sectors
  • Hands-On support on CEO level for several TIMES portfolio companies
  • Board and Observer seats at Exit Games, SMTS, Workmatics, Jentro and SVOX
  • Leading cross-functional teams of business people and outside consultants
2004 - 2005

Managing Director

Jentro GmbH
  • Set-up and management of the company
  • Product definition, forecast and market roll-out
  • Management and development of b2b/b2c market strategies
1999 - 2001

Head of M&A and Business Development

O2 Germany
  • Headcount and P&L responsibility
  • Leading of several both buy- and sell-side M&A transactions with value of triple-digit million USD sum
  • Responsible for numerous company strategy projects in co-operation with the Senior management
  • Development of new business strategies in the area of broadband, media, Triple-Play and mobile services
1995 - 1998

Senior Telco Project Manager

T-Systems
  • Management of billing department with more than 30 employees
  • Management of complex and large-volume projects for several international telco operator

Education

Education
1993 - 1995

Master Business Administration

RWTH Aachen
1987 - 1993

Diplom Informatiker

TU Karlsruhe