Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Markus Pertlwieser has been CEO of Penta since February 2021.
He is a proven expert in digital business models as well as in the platform economy. Markus has 20 years of experience in developing and implementing corporate and innovation strategies and has been responsible for a variety of product innovations and new services in his career.
Prior to joining Penta, he worked for Deutsche Bank AG from 2008 to 2020 in various leadership positions, most recently as a member of the Executive Board of the Private and Corporate Clients Bank and as Chief Digital Officer. Markus started his career at the management consultancy McKinsey & Company, where he worked in strategy consulting for banks and insurance companies from 2001 to 2008.
Markus studied industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe and received his doctorate from the University of Kassel in 2004.
He is a member of the FinTech Council of the Federal Ministry of Finance.