MARKUS FOST INDEPENDENT PARTNER
Markus Fost is an expert for e-commerce, online business models, and digital transformation and has extensive experience in the fields of strategy, organization, corporate finance, and in operative restructuring.
The topics of his projects range from developing right up to implementing e-commerce strategies for brand manufacturers and retail.
His clients include multinational groups and mid-size businesses that are active in a broad range of industries including the automotive, construction, fashion, industrial and consumer goods, trade, and media industries.
Markus Fost is the founder and managing director of the consulting and venture capital company FOSTEC Commerce Consultants and FOSTEC Ventures GmbH as well as CEC Connect eCommerce GmbH in Cologne. He is an instructor and visiting lecturer on the subject of e-commerce and the author of a range of specialist books that have been published by the Springer Gabler Verlag, to name one.
As a top specialist and leading consultant to industrials, brand manufacturers, and retailers, for establishing and implementing retail strategies on the market place and Amazon, and as one of the founders and member of the advisory board of The Global Marketplace Group GmbH he was awarded the Vendor Award in 2009 by Amazon.de.
After completing his industrial clerk training, he studied business economics and earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Nürtingen-Geislingen University of Applied Sciences and an MBA in finance and management from the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University and the Campus of Finance. Markus Fost has been working in the consulting industry since 2009.