Matthias is founder and CMO of gogol medien, a pioneer in cloud-based print publishing and citizen journalism. He founded his first company in the area of online and printed media during his schooldays. Matthias was part of the management team of CDTM and developed mobile services in cooperation with Vodafone, Siemens, SevenOne Intermedia and BMW. He studied Business Administration at LMU Munich and Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan School of Management. He wrote his diploma thesis in collaboration with Harvard Business School, and got his Ph.D. at the Munich School of Management.