Martin Weiss has been serving as CEO of the Burda Group since January 1st, 2022. He became a member of Hubert Burda Media in 2015 when he took over responsibilities for the group’s international business from former CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen. In his position, Martin Weiss directed BurdaInternational which bundles the worldwide activities of Hubert Burda Media in 16 countries, BurdaPrincipal Investments, the company’s growth capital arm that supports fast-growing digital companies in the technology and media industry (e.g. Vinted, Skillshare, Notonthehighstreet, Carsome, Bloom&Wild) and Burda’s central M&A department. In addition, Martin Weiss serves as Chairman of the Board of New Work SE (NWO:FRA).
Prior to joining Hubert Burda Media, Martin Weiss was a member of the executive team at international telecommunications and media company Millicom (NASDAQ:TIGO). There, he was in charge of the expansion and transformation of the company’s digital activities in Latin America, the US and Africa. He was also founder and partner of the strategy consulting firm Solon, heading its London office between 2008 and 2013.