Sören Stamer, Founding CEO, Back at Helm of CoreMedia
Supervisory Board Appoints Sören Stamer as CEO of CoreMedia
HAMBURG, Germany and SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2015 — CoreMedia, a leading digital experience (DX) company today announced the appointment of Sören Stamer as CEO. Sören co-founded CoreMedia in 1996 and led the company for the first 13 years as CEO. In this time, he established CoreMedia as a groundbreaking technology provider with an impressive history of innovation.
“We are pleased that Sören will be leading CoreMedia as the company enters its 20th year as a global leader in content technology, and are confident that his entrepreneurial spirit and charismatic leadership will continue to drive the next chapter of our growth and success,” said co-founder and Supervisory Board Chairman, Prof. Dr. Florian Matthes. “Sören rejoins CoreMedia at a pivotal time as we have increased our international presence and have secured a significant footprint in the experiential commerce market with an impressive list of tops brands in the US and Europe.”
Sören has a passion for the fundamental change a massively networked society brings to the world, and as such he is recognized as a pioneering advocate for social media, Enterprise 2.0 and self-organizing organizations.
“CoreMedia has a long and impressive record of leadership in a market that has evolved incredibly fast and whose impact and influence is dramatic,” said Sören Stamer. “I look forward working alongside our phenomenal team to usher the company into its third decade of innovation for our customers and partners around the globe."
Prior to rejoining CoreMedia, Sören founded a start-up incubator, Yokudo, in San Francisco and helped develop a nonprofit early childhood education resource center, The Collaboratory. He serves on the board of directors of The Lisbon Council in Brussels and Cow Hollow School in San Francisco. He co-edited the book “Enterprise 2.0 – The Art of Letting Go” and received the 2009 German Fairness Prize. Sören obtained a degree in Business Administration and Computer Science with the University of Hamburg. He is married and has four children.
CoreMedia is a leading digital experience (DX) company that has been powering the online strategy of organizations across varied industries for more than 19 years. We partner with our customers to connect them with their audiences wherever they are by seamlessly integrating digital, e-Commerce and social media assets, accelerating time to market, and increasing the productivity of business users. Our solutions also help transform e-Commerce stores by infusing visually compelling and immersive content into the online customer experience, resulting in increased engagement, sales, and loyalty.
Established in 1996, CoreMedia is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, with offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, London and Singapore. CoreMedia’s clients include global brands, such as Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), BILD, CLAAS, Continental, Deutsche Telekom, Henkel, Internet Broadcasting, Office Depot and Telefónica Germany.