He serves on various Executive Boards – i.e. as Chairman of Web Media Publishing AG (owner of leading platforms like www.gameswelt.com, www.film.tv , www.mann.tv ) and member of the Board of the Entertainment Media Group as well as President of the Digital Academy Switzerland DAS and was a strategic advisor for the FIFA World Cup and t
he UEFA Champions League.
As executive consultant he has been advising with his company the Branding Institute (www.branding-institute.ch), since 2002 on a global scale (i.e. Bayer, Barilla, Credit Suisse) and mid-sized enterprises of multiple industries as well as international organizations, associations and countries and their governmental institutions in brand and reputation guided stakeholder management.
In Pop-Up-Brands he introduces now, for the very first time in public, the highly innovative framework of BRANDED ECOSYSTEM ENGINEERING BEE®, explaining why this next generation branding approach is the answer in today’s high-speed, short-attention-span culture and how business models successfully transform by developing BRAND engagement leading to the involvement of consumers in every stage of the value chain by creating value for customers through customers. BEE® enables business excellence in leading-edge Brand Management in the Industry 4.0 era!
His first book published in December 2017, BRANDING IT 3.0: Business Performance through Excellence in Brand Management, became a TOP 3 best-seller on Amazon in Global Marketing in January, 2018. BRANDING IT 3.0 provides guidance on how state-of-the-art brand management can be achieved, highlighting more than 20 best practice examples.
Marco is married (since 2000), has two children (Valentina and Mario-Achille) and is fluent in five languages (German, English, Italian, Spanish and French).