Since November 2010 Christopher Maas is Director of Marketing at brands4friends.de. Christopher was born in 1973 in Fulda. He graduated at the business school of Cologne University and studied Cross Cultural Management at Stockholm School of Economics as a participant of the CEMS program. After that he worked as Manager eProcurement for Mannesmann AG and then for nine years as Director of Internet Marketing and Textadvertising for eBay Germany. From March 2009 until October 2010 he was Chief Marketing Officer at start-up incubator Rocket Internet, where he set up a central marketing team and worked as marketing and business consultant for numerous start-ups and as interim CMO for Zalando and CityDeal/Groupon as well as as interim CEO for Panfu. Christopher is married and has two children.