Carsten Frien

Co-Founder & CEO of Roq.ad

Carsten Frien is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Roq.ad GmbH. Carsten co-founded Madvertise Mobile Advertising GmbH and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He also served as Managing Director of Tipp24 AGUK’s subsidiary.

Previously, he worked in various management positions at AOL Time Warner’s subsidiary in Hamburg and London (UK), and was responsible for European business development at mCommerce pioneer Digital Rum, in Munich and London (UK).

He studied business administration at the University of Hamburg and at the Aarhus Business School (DK). He is a serial tech entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience in general management and investment expertise in tech start-ups and has raised VC funding both in the EU and US.