Dr. Carsten Keller (43) is Vice President for Direct-to-Consumer at Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online fashion platform. He is responsible for the platform’s digital solutions and oversees Zalando's growing online-to-offline activities. Carsten joined Zalando in 2016 to accelerate the growth of the marketplace business and to build a portfolio of solutions for brand partners (e.g., stock integration, data analytics, wholesale marketplace). Prior to joining Zalando, he served clients in the Fashion and Sportswear industry as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company for twelve years. Carsten holds a Masters degree in Business from the University of Münster and a PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of Bremen.