comdirect bank, General Manager
Uli Hegge (born '66) started, while attending Law School in Muenster, in 1991 "DaWIN", back then one of the biggest European Internet projects with the German Scientific Network DFN, and founded with other partners the computer trade magazine "UpToDate" (80,000 circulation). After finishing his law studies he was co-responsible for setting up online activities with both the German newspaper “Schweriner Zeitung” (Burda) in 1994 and with Gruner & Jahr from 1995, starting stern.de and conceptualizing Fireball (leading German Web search engine, became part of Lycos Europe). In 1997 he was appointed member of Management Board at G+J EMS. In 1998 Hegge co-founded and lead e-dict (eCommerce entertainment applications) as Managing Partner. In 1999 he co-founded wunderloop and headed the company as CEO until 2008. At the time of his departure wunderloop was the European market leader for online marketing targeting technologies (wunderloop was sold to AudienceScience in 2010). He continued his career as Managing Director of Hubert Burda Media’s "Media Innovation Lab" and "Burda Information Services" until 2010.
He's currently busy on an international level helping start-ups to grow as quickly as possible, and occasionally established companies developing their digital products & services.