Passiontainment is the culmination of 15 years working at the crossroads between cutting edge internet ventures and world class entertainment.
My career began in the very early days of the internet, joining one of Germany’s first auction platforms, Alando.de, which was acquired by eBay in 1999. After becoming a senior manager, I helped build eBay Switzerland and Austria from scratch.
As online video rose to prominence I took a position as marketing and business development director at the largest German online video community, MyVideo. During my tenure, I developed a suite of innovative business models for new media and video advertising.
Moving up to director level, I became CEO of the online postcard service AhaOho, and then head of international business development at online fashion shopping club brands4friends. Finally, as the Vice President of Eastern Europe for Rebate Networks I founded group buying platforms in 12 countries, and helped complete a strategic merger with a Regional Group.
As an entrepreneur and investor, I have been instrumental in building over a dozen new enterprises such as BusExpress, an online transport booking engine, The SaaS Co., a leader in b2b software as service solutions, and Cornelsen Films, a film production company.
Today, in addition to my work at Passiontainment, I continue to work as an angel investor and advisor to startups, fashion, motion picture and music projects.
To learn more, please visit my LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heissam
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