Matthias Zeitler

Matthias Zeitler

Founder and CEO at MarkTheGlobe, Inc.

Austria area
Information Technology and Services

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Matthias Zeitler's Overview

  • Business Consultant at SDL International
  • Founder, Marketing, Development, Product Management at Scubish Inc
  • Group Technology Manager at CLS Communications

500+ connections


Matthias Zeitler's Summary

Matthias is the founder and CEO of MarkTheGlobe, a Global SEO company focusing on search engine optimization for international markets.

Prior to founding MarkTheGlobe, Matthias career included executive management positions at leading localization companies like STAR, Trados and SDL International. He has helped Fortune 1000 companies like Daimler, John Deere, NetApp and Nikon to master their global web content management and business process automation challenges.

With a deep understanding of multilingual web content, he is inspiring his organization to deliver a Global SEO production platform that successfully scales to the requirements of customers like Red Bull and Orderman.

To nurture the nascent startup ecosystem in Salzburg/Austria and to make meaningful connections with other international founders, he is driving the vision behind the Coworking Camp event.

His academic background is in computer science and he holds a MBA from Santa Clara University.

Specialties: Global SEO, Product Management, offshore, globalization, localization, translation, BPO, process automation, process reengineering, software development, CMS, Content Management, WCM, GMS, Globalization Management, TWS, Translation Workflow Automation, online communities, social networks, web 2.0

Matthias Zeitler's Experience

Founder and CEO

MarkTheGlobe, Inc.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

December 2009Present (4 years 11 months)

MarkTheGlobe offers global online marketing services though its innovative process management system.

Our specialized experts located around the world provide on-page and off-page search engine optimization services, search engine marketing and global eCommerce consulting expertise.

Business Consultant

SDL International

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; sdl; Information Technology and Services industry

June 2006October 2009 (3 years 5 months)

Worked on interesting global information management implementation projects based on SDL Translation Management system for key accounts like Electronic Arts, John Deere, Kodak, Kaiser, VeriSign, NetApp... and SDL internal solutions for translation services customers.
Managed and supporting the complete engagement lifecycle from initial sales contact to final delivery of solution.

Founder, Marketing, Development, Product Management

Scubish Inc

March 2007September 2009 (2 years 7 months) Built a very comprehensive Web 2.0 Scuba Diving community portal with information about scuba diving locations around the world. Managed multiple offshore resources to develop the site from the initial idea to its launch. Extensive search engine marketing and optimization to drive traffic and built an online brand. Sold the site in May 2008 to D4DR Media. Used the Facebook platform to architect a comprehensive biorhythm and astrology application. Leveraged open source technology and content. Application grew to 160,000 installs and 45,000 monthly users before I sold it in Nov 2009 to astroSOURCE LLC Co-founder of an exciting group gifting application on Facebook that leverages social media as a distribution platform. Managed the technical aspects of the product development and online marketing. Shortlisted for fbfund in 2008 and participates in UC Davis Big Bang business plan competition.

Group Technology Manager

CLS Communications

October 2005March 2006 (6 months)

Reviewed the current IT infrastructure and defined a technology strategy that would give CLS a competitive advantage in the global market. Evaluation of build vs. buy strategies.
Lead cross functional meetings to facilitate decision making process.
Gained a much better understanding of localization processes at financial institutions.

Director Product Management

TRADOS / SDL International

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; sdl; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2004September 2005 (1 year 3 months)

Gathered market requirements and defined together with the CMO a next generation product portfolio strategy to enable the company to expand the localization tool offering to a complete global information solutions product portfolio covering authoring through publishing lifecycle stages.
Started to implemented this strategy for one new product and one existing product. Supported cross functional initiatives that ultimately lead to the acquisition of TRADOS by a major competitor (SDL International).


step: GmbH

September 2003July 2004 (11 months)

Built a software development center in St. Petersburg to deliver an enterprise grade globalization system as differentiator for an international translation group start-up.
18 employees in my reporting line

CTO / VP Technologies

STAR Group

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Broadcast Media industry

March 2001September 2003 (2 years 7 months)

After starting as the Executive Product Manager for Translation Workflow, Matthias was quickly promoted to lead all translation technology products at STAR.
Responsibility for staff and strategy of the software development unit
at two locations with a total staff of 47
Acquisition and handling of high potential leads and accounts like DaimlerChrysler, Heidelberg and BMW
Setup of a department for the development and marketing of a standard workflow solution for translation processes ("globalization management system")
Evaluation of new ideas for translation memory tools

Matthias Zeitler's Languages

  • German

  • English

Matthias Zeitler's Skills & Expertise

  1. Software Development
  2. Product Management
  3. Web 2.0
  4. Content Management
  5. Globalization
  6. Localization
  7. CMS
  8. Social Networking
  9. Business Process Re-engineering
  10. BPO
  11. Translation
  12. Process Automation
  13. 搜索引擎优化
  14. Start-ups
  15. Facebook
  16. SEO
  17. E-commerce
  18. PPC
  19. Web Development
  20. Lead Generation
  21. CRM
  22. Strategy
  23. Executive Management
  24. Business Planning
  25. Marketing
  26. Product Development
  27. Management
  28. Online Marketing
  29. Leadership
  30. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  31. SEM
  32. Enterprise Software
  33. Social Media
  34. Google Adwords
  35. Talent Acquisition
  36. Networking
  37. Agile Project Management
  38. Mergers & Acquisitions
  39. Mobile Marketing
  40. Strategic Partnerships
  41. Affiliate Marketing
  42. IT Strategy
  43. Business Process
  44. Entrepreneurship
  45. Mobile Applications
  46. Analytics
  47. Consulting
  48. Web Marketing
  49. Creative Direction
  50. Project Portfolio Management

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Matthias Zeitler's Education

Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business

MBA, Business Administration and Management, General


The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University began in 1926, and was one of the first business schools in the country to receive national accreditation. Its MBA program is #10 in the nation.

Activities and Societies: Leading People and Organizations, Entrepreneurship, Managing Innovation and Technology

Fachhochschule Salzburg

BA (Dipl. Ing.), Computer Science


The degree program offers a comprehensive university education in the field of information technologies complemented by management and social skills training.

The Fachhochschule Salzburg (FHS) – Salzburg University of Applied Sciences - offers interdisciplinary, bachelor and master programmes geared to the needs of the labour market in the innovation-oriented areas of Information Technologies, Business and Tourism, Media and Design, Health Studies and Social Work as well as Wood and Biogene Technologies.

Fachhochschule Sazburg is ranked #2 in Austria.

Activities and Societies: CCNA, ISO 9000, Specialization: Network and Communication Technologies

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