Maria von Scheel-Plessen

Consultant & Speaker 

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Maria is a passionate speaker and digital enthusiast.

As the Global Head of Media & Advertising at Montblanc, Maria oversees the global media and advertisement strategy for 22 markets across all online and offline channels, is dedicated to digitally transform the luxury maison while enabling a seamless user journey and full Marketing funnel.

As Team Lead Online Marketing at Amazon, Maria was responsible for the Marketing and Communications strategy for premium brands on Amazon across Germany, Italy and Spain. She managed strategic market initiatives, global promotions e.g. Cyber Week or Prime Day to improve the business while managing external partners, the Amazon Media Group relations and internal stakeholders.

Maria is an alumni of the London School of Economics and Rocket Internet where she worked as Head of Communications for Southeast Asia at Zalora (Asian Zalando), driving the business and all brand relations across 7 markets. Maria is very passionate about the digitalization across various industries - from start-ups to luxury maisons with a unique growth mindset. She has strong expertise in digital and offline Marketing, digital transformation as well as B2B and B2C consumer Marketing and management.


Hinterland of Things Conference

February 2020

Hinterland of Things conference connects the German Mittelstand (Oetker, Bertelsmann, Miele and many more) with investors and startups to facilitate change in that region. I had the pleasure to discuss trends in B2B Marketing together with Florian Heinemann from Project A ventures.


Pinterest Inspired 

September 2019

Pinterest Inspired in Germany celebrated the launch of the German market for advertisement and invited top speakers and brands to discuss on their media integration of Pinterest. Maria had the pleasure to join a panel with Philipp Westermeyer from OMR, Marc Opelt/  Marketing Management Board for Otto and Florian Gmeiner/ Marketing Director at Lego.

Digital Transformation Summit Dubai

September 2019

First Ever Digital Transformation And Emerging Technology Forum Designed For Business Leaders In The Middle East.


D:Pulse Zurich

August 2019

Das globale Business Netzwerk D:Pulse startet unter dem Motto «It´s about context, not content» mit seinem Auftaktevent nach der Neuausrichtung am 21. August in Zürich. Folgen werden Events in Wien und Berlin sowie in Asien und in den USA. Maria sprach zu dem Thema Female Leadership gemeinsam mit dem Mission Female Network gemeinsam mit Vera Schneevoigt/ CDO bei Bosch.

Programmatic Pioneers London

May 2019

The Biggest Gathering of Programmatic Leaders from Europe’s top brands and key players from the rest of the ecosystem.

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D3Con Hamburg

April 2019

Discussing the Future of Digital Advertisement in the Luxury Industry, key focus areas being brand safety, programmatic buying and digital touchpoints on customer journeys.

Mobile World Congress Barcelona

February 2019

The "4 Years From Now" sections during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona provide a critical lookout into the future developments across different industries and Marketing channels. I had the pleasure to talk about the future and trends in the luxury industry.


KOA Conference Berlin

October 2018

KOA Conference is the platform for young women to be inspired for their future careers, gain support from industry leaders and aims to smoothen the later path. I was providing insights on my own journey and insights on working across tech and luxury industries.


What's Next?

August 4-6, 2020

eTail Asia, Singapore

You’ll benefit from inspiring keynotes, over 30 hours of intimate discussion groups, disruptive strategies, peer to peer conversations, and connections with the top minds at Asia's most successful retailers.

November 24-25, 2020

D3Con Hamburg

D3Con discusses the future of digital advertising and programmatic buying across various industries and publishers.

January 28-29, 2021

QSP Summit Porto

One of the most relevant management and marketing conferences in Europe.

To Be Confirmed

Transforming economies in 5G: Geospatial World Forum Amsterdam

Geospatial World Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire eco-system of public policies, national mapping agencies, private sector enterprises, multilateral and development organizations, scientific and academic institutions, and above all, large end users from government, businesses and citizen services.



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January 2020



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