Markus GeisenbergerManaging Director, Leipziger Messe
Markus Geisenberger was born in Grafenau (Bavaria) in 1967. He studied at the universities in Passau and Angers (France) and graduated as Diplom-Kulturwirt [state-certified degree in business and cultural studies]. In 1996, he started his professional career as Project Manager at Bayern International GmbH. In 2001, he returned to the university and completed an MBA study course at the University of Edinburgh Management School. From 2003 to 2004, he was Advisor Business Development of the Deutsche Messe AG in Hanover. In 2004, he took up a position at Messe München GmbH, where he was first responsible for the new business and finally acted as Division Manager for the international technology fairs. Since October 2010, Markus Geisenberger has been Managing Director of the Leipziger Messe GmbH and the LMI Leipziger Messe International GmbH. He is married, with two children.