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Marco Piu

Entrepreneur • Advisor Berlin Area, Germany, DE

General Manager, Webgears GmbH. Previously Director eCommerce & Online Marketing, Bertelsmann.

General Manager, Webgears GmbH. Previously Director eCommerce & Online Marketing, Bertelsmann.

6 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Operations
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations

Involved In


General Manager Webgears GmbH November 2014 - present
Director eCommerce & Online Marketing Bertelsmann February 2013 - October 2014
Executive Director – Marketing and Business Development (Europe) GreenWire Worldwide Ltd. (ZONZOO) July 2010 - September 2012
Head of Marketing & E-Commerce ZONZOO Group PLC June 2010 - August 2011
Director –Global Marketing & Business Development RedMoon Studios GmbH & Co. KG May 2007 - June 2010
Consultant Marketing & E-Commerce CRONBERG & PARTNER October 2003 - April 2007
Marketing & Sales Manager September 2002 - September 2003
Marketing & Communications Manager Electronic Design GmbH June 2001 - August 2002
Marketing & Communications Manager AG August 2000 - February 2001
Marketing & Communications Manager Amatech AG 2001 - 2001


University of Warwick - Warwick Business School Business Administration and Management, General 2009 - 2012
University of Mannheim International Business Strategies 2010 - 2010
The Robert Gordon University Corporate Communications & Public Affairs 2005 - 2008

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Operations
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Games
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Sports
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Content
  • • News

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Operations • E-Commerce • Management • Digital marketing • Business Development • Business Strategy • Company Building • Marketing Strategy • Startup Funding

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Very strategic, agile mind set and highly hands-on approach.

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Stefan Jørgensen
They're my friends  •  Mentor, Microsoft Ventures Accelerator and Mentor, YouIsNow Accelerator.
He has a great drive and experiences from his worklife over the past 10+ years.
Stephan Reuter
They're my school  •  Manager Relationship Management, LinkedIn. Previously Regional Partner Director, Salesforce.
Marco and I went to business school together and collaborated on one of his entrpreneurial projects. Marco is smart, quick and intelligent. ... He possesses both strategic vision and a hands on approach when developing and driving initiatives. He is also a nice guy to work with!
Mikko Gastager
They're my school  •  Director Africa Division, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH. Previously Senior Manager - Corporate Services, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH.
Marco has the little extra it takes to be called entrepreneurial. Through is interdisciplinary thinking he does not Need a Business Model Ca ... nvas to define an formulate the entrepreneural idea, he can bring the red line into the process just with his Organisation skills
Ade Realdy
We worked together  •  Senior Solution Architect EMEA, Dassault Systèmes. Previously Development Team Leader, zonzoo.
he have a great idea and have what it takes to execute, i believe in Marco and always enjoy working with him and i recommend who ever want t ... o do business with him. I always considered Marco as my professional best contact.
Laura Kohler
We worked together  •  Managing Director, European Innovation Hub GmbH (etventure GmbH) and Unit Head Innovation & Entrepreneurship, etventure.
Marco is a great executer, risk taker and advisor.
Kunal Sachdeva
They're my friends  •  Digital Executive, Accenture Digital (DACH), Accenture Interactive and Senior Advisor
Marco not only has a good educational foundation, but also relevant industry experience and network. He is very focused, which is why he get ... s things done quickly and effectively.

Kunal Sachdeva
They're my school  •  Digital Executive, Accenture Digital (DACH), Accenture Interactive and Senior Advisor
I know Kunal as being a smart, and innovation driven business manager with a very good technology back-ground and an excellent business acum ... en.