Heise Media Service / CEO
Karsten Marquardsen has over 20 years of experience in the directory industry and graduated from the University of Duisburg with a degree in Economics. In the 90’s he worked for Sutter Telefonbuchverlag in several positions and later became CEO of Das Örtliche Service- und Marketinggesellschaft, right when it was founded in 2002. Since 2007, he has been with the Heise Group in Hannover as CEO of Heise Media Services, responsible for all digital products for the Heise SME business. In July 2019, he was appointed as CEO of several more Heise publishing companies and co-leads, along with Ansgar Heise, the SME division of Heise under the brand Heise RegioConcept.