Marco Brandstätter

Senior Business Accelerator: DE-CIX

Marco Brandstätter, 41, CEO of CloudBrokers and Senior Business Accelerator at DE-CIX.

Marco plays a key role in successfully establishing and developing the 1st carrier and datacentre neutral IXP, the UAE-IX in Dubai, UAE. Prior to this Marco was the Owner and CEO of i3B, an international wholesale company focused on peering, IP Transit and MPLS services. In 2010 he sold the company group to it´s biggest wholesales customer. Marco started his Internet career as the co-founder of HAPPYsoft (1992), a software development company and as the co-founder of HAPPYnet (1995), one of the first Internet Service Provider in Austria. Marco lives in Kärnten, Austria with his wife and three great children.