Markus has a German educational background and intercultural design experience in the U.S., Asia and Europe. He is an inspired and inspiring design leader, passionate about the creation of strategies, experiences and products.
He started his career in Germany and holds a Diploma in Industrial Design from the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. Between 2001 and 2008 he worked in Taiwan, where he guided more than 50 design projects from concept stage to mass-manufacturing, spearheaded strategic projects and led Asus’s design department for contract manufacturing. Prior to joining Artefact, Markus worked at Carbon Design in Seattle. He has won over a dozen international design awards.
Markus loves the outdoors, enjoys traveling the world, and has yet to figure out whether he likes photography, or just cameras.