And last but not least, on stage with us: SVEN RITTAU, a serial entrepreneur in the ecommerce world, behind names like: zooplus, Shirtinator, the first public indexfund for the global online retail space (GLORE) and the biggest and most relevant ecommerce conference in Europe: K5.
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Sven is a serial entrepreneur in the ecommerce world. He co-founded zooplus in 1999 and ran operations as a COO until 2007, ramped up Shirtinator as CEO until 2013 and more recently initiated the first public indexfund for the global online retail space (GLORE). Since 2014 he is also hosting the biggest and most relevant ecommerce conference in Europe K5.
Sven is a member of i-potentials’ advisory board applying almost 20 years of experience in forming and organizing companies in the e-commerce business. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and member of the management board at Ecommerce Alliance AG, an investment and service company for the e-commerce and social media sector, and is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of the online-retailer of custom printer apparel Shirtinator.
In addition he is the CEO of K5 GmbH, a Munich-based e-commerce network connecting e-commerce suppliers with agencies who support suppliers in their crucial growth stage. In 1999 he co-founded Zooplus AG, an online shop for pet supplies and served as the Chief Operating Officer of Zooplus until 2007. Previous experience include 2 years as Management consultant at Roland Berger as well as Co-Managing Director of BITIBA GmbH.
Sven holds a Master in Economics from the Université de Fribourg (CH) and speaks German and English.
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