Chief Operating Officer, Energy, Global Financial Services, FISDr. Markus Seiser is chief operating officer for the energy business in our Global Financial Services business at FIS. Based in Vienna, Markus is responsible for helping clients streamline and digitalize their trading and operations in the energy and commodities markets. Markus previously worked for Landis&Gyr, a large Swiss company that is now owned by Siemens, in the area of network management and optimization as a project engineer and project manager. He was founder and later CEO of European energy solution provider IRM (Integriertes Ressourcen Management), where he was responsible for establishing the product and project management teams, focusing on physical trade and risk management; defining the product strategy; and developing the IRM trading software. In 2007, IRM was acquired by OpenLink, and Markus became managing director of OpenLink’s EMEA region in addition to his ongoing responsibilities as CEO of the IRM subsidiary. Markus majored in electrical engineering at the Graz University of Technology in Graz, Austria and holds a Ph.D. from the Technical University in Vienna as well as two post-graduate degrees in economics and social science.
Source: CTRM Center