Dr. Michael Wolff
studied business management at the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and at the University of Wales in Bangor (UK). While completing his doctorate in the field of customer management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Institute for Marketing in Munich, he was already working as a freelance advisor for well-known companies and organizations. In addition, he was a lecturer at the Institute and also worked for the Munich Business School, the Hochschule Amberg Weiden and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Upper Bavaria.
After undergraduate and doctoral studies, Michael Wolff began working for a management consulting business. In his projects for clients from the sectors automotive, manufacturing and utility, he focused on analytical methods in the areas of marketing, distribution and service. In 2011 he founded thaltegos Ltd. together with his colleagues at the time. In his free time, he trades his office in for the mountains, sharing his colleagues’ passion for alpine sports as a ski enthusiast. In the summer he feels at home on the water and enjoys sailing on Bavaria’s lakes.
began establishing an internet agency in 1995, having recognized the transformative effect of the Internet very early on. He has been working in this field professionally ever since. In 1999, he brought his experience to Pepper Ltd., where as a shareholder and member of the executive management he helped the founding members advance Pepper to a leading consulting and agency company with 300 employees in Germany and international locations. After Pepper was integrated in the Australian Computershare Group in 2005, he became a manager at Xerox in 2007 and shaped the transformation from a hardware to a service company as a marketing strategist and sales manager. In 2013 he founded the Digital Transformation Group which was integrated into Diva-e in 2016. As a managing director, he is responsible for digital consultation.
Albert Brenner has been a thaltegos partner and member of the advisory board since 2016.
Dr. Annette Klett-Steinbauer
studied business management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. She then worked for a management consulting firm with emphasis on customer relationship management and customer analytics. During this time, she crossed paths with the other founders of thaltegos. She simultaneously pursued a doctorate in e-tourism and online consumer behavior at the Leopold-Franzen-Universität in Innsbruck.
There followed several years in various management and strategy consultancies before Annette Klett-Steinbauer founded thaltegos Ltd. with her three colleagues and friends. As a current partner in the area of management consulting, her focus is on marketing, distribution and service in the automotive, manufacturing, sports and online business sectors. In her free time, she is passionate about mountains, nature and sports. For many years she was an active member of Germany’s national snowboarding team and still rarely misses a day with deep snow. During the summer she trades her skis for a mountain bike and can be found out and about in the Alps or playing tennis or golf.