Co-Founder, Spoon Guru
Markus is one of the UK's top entrepreneurs leading a charge to end food discovery woes of allergy and intolerance sufferers around the world. Markus co-founded Spoon Guru in 2015 after witnessing first-hand the struggle his wife faced finding foods that were safe to eat when she developed adult-onset allergies and intolerances. Passionate about understanding and bringing to market digital technologies that can empower consumers to eat more healthily, Markus is focused on providing a meaningful service to people around the globe, and Spoon Guru's overarching ambition is to enable retailers in helping consumers buy healthier and sustainable food products easily, while simultaneously adding value to their top line revenue. Based on a pioneering nutrition identification and food classification platform, Spoon Guru supports endless combinations of unique diets while offering customers an easy way of meeting their health preferences and lifestyle goals. Before co-founding Spoon Guru, Markus held a variety of executive positions in the music business. As a Warner Music Group MD, he was responsible for setting up and running Warner's international direct to consumer business. Markus has more than 15 years' digital experience and was at the forefront of the music business' transition into digital. Markus holds an MA in Composition and a BA in Commercial Music.