Marius Rausch is a leading expert and one of the pioneers of Programmatic Advertising in Germany and Europe. As VP of AppNexus in Central Europe he is currently responsible for managing the business and teams across the region, as well as strategic development. Marius has previously held roles at the company in Product Marketing and Commercial, in both London and Hamburg. Before joining AppNexus in 2015 he was Head of Premium Publisher Platform and RTA at InteractiveMedia, responsible for the strategic development and operations of the programmatic business for one of Germany's largest sales houses. Previously Marius was in product management at Deutsche Telekom AG where he led several projects to enhance the company’s CRM infrastructure and develop its integration into online advertising. Marius has an M.A. in Media Studies and Law from The Philipp University of Marburg.