Our Management Board
Founder and CEO
Born in Vienna, Valentin studied Accounting & Finance (M.A. HSG) at the University of St. Gallen, Sophia University in Tokyo and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. During his studies he worked in a number of fields including Strategy Consulting and Investment Banking/Mergers & Acquisition. After graduating he joined the Internet Incubator Rocket Internet as Entrepreneur in Residence and was involved in building different companies.
Founder and CFO
Maximilian, born in Vienna, studied Business Administration, International Management and Law in Vienna, Rotterdam and Paris. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. Before founding N26, he worked as a strategy consultant with Booz & Company, as assistant to the CFO in an Austria's largest insurance company, and gained experiences in Corporate/M&A in a law firm.
CEO N26 Bank
Markus Gunter studied Business Administration after finishing a banking apprenticeship. He pioneered the first internet platform of a German bank at HYPO-BANK AG and built up Activest and Pioneer Investments as managing director to one of the top five asset management companies in Germany. Afterwards he started as CEO of stock exchange listed DAB Bank AG, but he turned to N26 Bank as CEO as he realized that mobile banking is a superior solution to financial services.