Prior to Service Year Alliance, he was Worldwide Managing Partner at Ogilvy & Mather, serving Blue Chip companies like Allianz, DuPont, Philips, Siemens and Zurich. Before that he was VP Digital at Unit 7 in New York and worked for BBDO Proximity on accounts like Astra Zeneca, Bayer, Coca Cola, Nike, Pfizer, Porsche and Volvo. Thorsten is a trained lifeguard and earned his Masters in Political Science. Thorsten loves to beat traffic in Washington DC biking to work. He’s a fan of the German Soccer team Borussia Moenchengladbach. As you might have figured out by now – he also loves the “umlaut”.
Thorsten serves as Service Year Alliance’s Chief Marketing Officer. He did his service year in Germany providing elderly care.