Born in Germany in 1973, Michael has enjoyed a multinational career as a business leader across 4 continents and 4 industries.
After graduating from the oldest university in Germany (Heidelberg University) with a Master of Arts in Economics in 1999, Michael went on a journey that took him to Switzerland, Germany, Thailand, China, Paraguay, Lao PDR, Vietnam, the Caribbean and back to Thailand.
After accumulating a wealth of experience working for Global Fortune 500 companies, such as Coca-Cola (Food & Beverages), Henkel (Cosmetics), and Vimpelcom (Telecommunications), Michael became a CEO at just 33 years of age. He quickly carved out a reputation for himself as a creative, charismatic, and highly successful business leader running businesses that had yearly turnovers of up to 700M USD.
Michael is currently the co-founder and CEO of eatigo, the leading online reservation platform for restaurants in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. eatigo connects empty stomachs with empty tables via time-based discounts and with the help of yield management algorithms. A relentless visionary in business, Michael unwinds by playing golf, running Marathons and spending time with his wife, Aimee, and his two children, MJ and Aiana.