Dr. Carsten Keller (43), Vice President Direct-to-Consumer at Zalando SE, Europe's leading online fashion platform, is responsible for integrating the stationary retail trade into the Zalando platform. Carsten joined Zalando in 2016 to accelerate the growth of the marketplace business and build a portfolio of solutions for brand partners (e.g. inventory integration, data analysis, wholesale marketplace). Prior to joining Zalando, he spent twelve years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company for clients in the fashion and sportswear industries. Carsten holds a Masters in Business from the University of Münster and a PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of Bremen.