Stephan is currently serving as Managing Director and CFO of ProSiebenSat.1 Tech Solutions and SevenOne Capital, responsible for the technology investments and operations of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of Europe’s largest media companies. Prior to that, Stephan was Managing Director and CFO of the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator and Executive Director of the ProSiebenSat.1 M&A team, heading a large number of early to late stage transactions, primarily in the technology space.As a Managing Director of SevenOne Capital, Stephan led 10 investments in technology funds, committing an aggregate of c. €70M.
Since 2014 he also executed ~60 technology investments via the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. Stephan also headed ~25 of ProSiebenSat.1’s M&A transactions, e.g. creation of NuCom Group with minority Investment by General Atlantic, the acquisitions of Verivox (2015), and of Aeria Games (2014)
Stephan started his career in investment banking at Lehman Brothers/Nomura in 2006, advising German and international clients on M&A deals across sectors and geographies. Stephan graduated with a Master of Science degree from EBS Oestrich-Winkel University (Germany) and also completed study abroad programs at University of Hong Kong and University of Illinois (USA).