Philipp Schindler - United Kingdom
Philipp Schindler , President, Northern and Central Europe , Google
Philipp Schindler joined Google in 2005 and oversees the company’s operations in Northern and Central Europe (NACE), including the U.K., Ireland, the Benelux countries, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
Before joining Google, Philipp was a senior vice-president at AOL German, running the company’s marketing and sales activities and serving as a member of their management board for 6 years. Within this capacity, Philipp was responsible for one of the largest marketing and sales budgets in the country, constantly innovating in the areas of direct marketing, traditional brand marketing, customer relationship management, business intelligence and data mining, and pricing. He developed a range of major sales partnerships and a number of internationally acknowledged marketing projects, winning several industry awards, such as the Golden Effie.
Previously he served as head of marketing at CompuServe in Germany, a subsidiary of AOL Inc., and also worked as an e-commerce and marketing specialist at the global AOL headquarters in the US. Before joining AOL, Philipp was accepted into the top junior talent programme of Bertlesmann AG, where he focused on new media activities within their global corporate unit.
Philipp earned a Diplom Kaufmann degree with distinction from the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. He is a scholar of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and also serves on the jury of the German Marketing Award.