Benedikt is a Vice President of Bertelsmann Education Group, where he leads the Group’s globalbusiness development efforts. Bertelsmann Education Group encompasses Bertelsmann SE & Co.KGaA’s education businesses. The Group is shaping learning in the 21st century with online educationofferings focused on the healthcare and technology sectors. In addition to his group-level role, Benediktserves as COO of one of Bertelsmann Education’s portfolio companies, focusing on online educationfor the healthcare industry. Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates inabout 50 countries around the world. The company has more than 117,000 employees and generated revenues of €17.1 billion in financial year 2015. Before joining Bertelsmann in 2012, Benedikt workedin the Venture Capital sector for Holtzbrinck Digital and co-founded a consulting firm.