Management

  • portrait of Christian Goettsch

    Christian Göttsch

    Founder & CEO

    Founder & CEO

    portrait of Christian Goettsch

    Christian started out in the Internet at the very early stages of the industry. He held various leadership roles at global players like Microsoft, Bertelsmann, AOL, and CompuServe, when they were at the forefront of the competition. He managed corporate headquarters positions as well as several field operations – but ultimately wanted create his own business. He founded Experteer with the Mission to be the No 1 source for high-end positions trusted by candidates & recruiters.

    Today Experteer is Europe’s premium career & recruitment network with more than 5 million professionals and executives, who use Experteer as their trusted source to the high end job market. Senior-level candidates can access more than thousands positions with salaries benchmarked at 60,000 € or higher, and confidentially network with thousands of recruiters across Europe. Experteer has a highly international team, with employees from more than 30 countries. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany

    Christian studied in Munich, Berkeley, and St.Gal. He holds a masters in business with distinction and completed a Ph.D. on ‘Business Strategy in the Online Industry’ during the heydays of the Internet.

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    Klaus Mantel

    Managing Director

    Managing Director

    portrait of Klaus Mantel

    Klaus is an internet business professional with a proven track record leading back to the early nineties. His areas of expertise are rooted in marketing, business development and sales. His vision and passion for the huge internet opportunity were ignited at CompuServe in 1994. He developed and deepened his profound management and operational skills along several management positions in the software and internet industry.

    Klaus loves to build and grow businesses in an international team spirit. He emphasizes sustainability, speed and focus. In his new role as Managing Director, Klaus oversees the B2B Sales division of Experteer. Since joining Experteer in 2007, he has also managed the Consumer Business and Marketing departments. Klaus is passionate about sailing, wine, design furniture and photography. Klaus studied business administration at the University of Bayreuth.

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    Valentin Schellhaas

    Managing Director Consumer Business

    Managing Director Consumer Business

    portrait of Valentin Schellhaas

    Valentin joined Experteer in 2016 to lead the consumer business division, bringing a strong customer-centric view to the firm. Prior to joining Experteeer, he led the global marketing activities as Group CMO for Westwing, a home & living eCommerce startup based out of Munich and active in 14 countries. Before that, Valentin was a Manager with Bain & Company and consulted clients on assignments across several industries, including tech, private equity, financial services, and industrial goods and services – first working out of Bain’s office in Munich and later transferring to the San Francisco office.

    Valentin holds a master and a PhD in psychology from the LMU in Munich and in his free time enjoys travelling, kitesurfing and basketball.

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    Jochen Barann

    Director Consumer Business

    Director Consumer Business

    portrait of Jochen Barann

    Jochen joined Experteer in 2014 as Director of Consumer Business.

    He boasts of a strong track record in international online marketing as well as a proven ability to combine performance with creativity and a strong strategic mind.

    After graduating from the University of Konstanz with a Degree in Public Policy & Management Jochen gained extensive experience in various offline and online marketing positions within companies such as Kabel Deustchland. In 2009 he moved to Hamburg where he headed up Online Marketing at Parship and in 2013 moved on to join Swiss company, ifolor AG, where he was responsible for the roll out of international markets throughout Europe.

    Growing up in beautiful the Allgäu region of Germany explains Jochen's love of the outdoors. He enjoys spending his spare time snowboarding and exploring the Alpine countryside with his family.

  • portrait of Julia Bischoff Lirio

    Julia Bischoff Lirio

    Director Marketing – Brand and Communications

    Director Marketing – Brand and Communications

    portrait of Julia Bischoff Lirio

    Julia has started her marketing career in digital, before also gaining experience in offline. She has started in performance marketing before moving into SEO, content, CRM, social and branding. Her professional career has led her through launching the German business for VC backed startup isango!, later acquired by TUI to leading a cross regional marketing team of US listed company Kaplan, formerly part of the Washington Post Company. She is now Director of Brand and Communication at Experteer, driving the brand through CRM and Content marketing.

    Julia’s strength in marketing is led by a customer-centric approach and the correlation of positive brand engagements and lasting customer relationships are at the heart of what she does.

    Julia spent her childhood growing up at Lake Chiemsee before moving to the UK in her teens.

  • portrait of Robert Mlinaric

    Robert Mlinaric

    Director Sales

    Director Sales

    portrait of Robert Mlinaric

    With his 12 years of experience in the e-recruiting sector, Robert has gathered a very good knowledge of the recruitment needs of large national and international companies.

    He is currently responsible for the setup and expansion of Experteer’s corporate clients’ business unit. Before his time at Experteer, Robert had various sales positions at Jobpilot and Monster, ultimately moving up to the position of Sales Manager Enterprise Business responsible for business with global corporates at Monster. Robert leads the sales department in Munich, Hamburg and Frankfurt.

    His good business sense and ability to identify opportunities in target markets help him to build successful relationships with clients. He follows the motto “Success is the victory of ideas over fortune”. In his private life he enjoys photography and basketball as well as cooking and the Mediterranean lifestyle he knows from his native country Croatia.

  • portrait of Marco Doth

    Marco Doth

    Director Sales

    Director Sales

    portrait of Marco Doth

    With his 9 years of experience in the headhunting and e-recruiting sector, Marco has gathered a very good knowledge of the recruitment needs of large national and international clients.

    After graduating with a degree in Sports & International Business, Marco gained extensive experience in the Consultancy and Headhunting Market at Gemini Executive Search in Munich. With this specific know-how he joined Experteer in 2010. After developing his business & relationships to large clients he is now responsible for the DACH & International markets and expansion of Experteer’s Headhunter clients’ business unit.

    Marco is customer focused and his good business sense and ability to identify opportunities in target markets help him to build successful relationships with clients. He is a team player and loves the team spirit at Experteer. In his private life he enjoys biking and torball as well as spending time with his family.

  • portrait of Alexander Chukovski

    Alexander Chukovski

    Director Job Advertising Business

    Director Job Advertising Business

    portrait of Alexander Chukovski

    Alexander loves solving complex problems with new technologies, as well as developing and building new business models for internet companies. The focus of his team and his current work is to build the most comprehensive career service for high-level professionals and senior managers.

    A native Bulgarian, Alexander moved to Munich in 2006 to study finance and statistics at the LMU Munich and joined Experteer as a working student in 2007. During these 9 years at the company, having served in various roles, he developed core management skills and deep knowledge about the online recruiting business. In his current role, he is responsible for the Job Advertising Business of Experteer, and is currently developing key cooperations with leading job boards and job aggregators.

    Before that, he was in charge of building the data science and engineering department, focusing on the development of a robust and scalable data processing stack with the help of machine learning, semantic text mining and cutting-edge crawling technologies.

    In his free time Alexander enjoys riding his bike, running, or traveling around the world.