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14.11.2012

WHO IS … Christian Horz ?

Christian Horz, Vice President at Arvato Digital Services is responsible for the development of digital media businesses based on proven new media technologies.

He assesses and leverages new technologies and leads the operation of new businesses. This covers all kind of digital content issues in the fields of digital Audio-, Video/TV-, Software- and Publishing.
Actually his main focus is on the business creation based on cloud platforms, digital content distribution models, and user interfaces.

Prior to his work at Arvato, Bertelsmann’s Service Division, he was Vice President of the Corporate Media Technology Group at Bertelsmann’s Corporate Center.

Previously to joining Bertelsmann in 2001 Mr. Horz was an R&D engineer at the Institute of Broadcast Technologies in the design of digital audio applications. He worked as a management consultant in the IT- and Telecommunications industries and held CTO positions within the music industry.
Mr. Horz has an academic background in Mathematics and Music Composition, and holds an advanced degree in Electronic Engineering from the Technical University Munich.
Christian Horz is an elected member of the Club of Rome’s Think Tank-TT30.