Management

Medienwerft’s management team is experienced, highly qualified and capable. Every member of the team commands in-depth expertise in dealing with the challenges of each of the company’s operating areas and is directly involved in day-to-day operations.

Oliver Helms
consulting, finance, organization

After graduating in business management from the University of Hamburg, where he specialized in marketing and law, Oliver Helms gained formative experience in the up-and-coming multimedia sector. As a project manager and consultant at Contor Interaktiv in Hamburg, Helms developed and expanded the company’s online business. Oliver Helms co-founded Medienwerft in 1996.

Hendrik van Laaten
consulting

Hendrik van Laaten graduated in business administration with special studies in marketing, commercial law and psychology. Hendrik spent a guest semester as an exchange student at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles), before embarking on a trainee program at the German-Indonesian Chamber of Commerce in Jakarta, Indonesia. Following various consulting positions, among others in the music industry, and a stint at Contor Interaktiv as concept developer. Hendrik van Laaten went on to co-found Medienwerft.

Frank Meier
Consulting, technology

Frank Meier graduated in information technology from the University of Bielefeld, specializing in media. He launched his professional career in Hamburg at Contor Interaktiv where he was promoted to Head of Development, a position that included responsibility for digital media projects for BMW AG. Frank Meier is also one of the Medienwerft founders and is responsible for technology.