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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.

 
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Gerety Awards Grand Juror

January 2021

I am honored to be part of the Gerety Grand Jury for this year's Gerety Awards. The awards mark the first time that juries have been brought together to select the best in advertising and creative communication through a female lens.

Teads Talks

November 2020

Teads Talks is a thought leadership initiative, showcasing interviews with executives from top media companies. I was invited by Teads to speak about digital transformation in the luxury industry.

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Luxury Women to Watch in 2021

September 2020

Luxury Daily annually honors smart women executives who show the potential to make a difference in the luxury business. I'm very honored to receive the "Luxury Women to Watch in 2021" Award for my past achievement as well as the vision and goals I have set for the coming year.

Forbes - Meet the Marketer

July 2020

I am very honoured to have been featured by Forbes speaking about my change and transformational journey at Montblanc. Click the link below to read about how I stay productive no matter the challenges ahead.

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Mission Female: Frauen. Macht. Karriere

June 2020

The Mission Female network unites successful women across all industries at the highest level. As part of Frederike Probert's (Founder of Mission Female) book, I contributed a piece of advice to young women, outlining how having a clear vision, defining your own values and setting clear goals will lead you to success.

Philipp Magazin

May 2020

I spoke to the "Philipp Magazin" about what my topics at the OMR 2020 would have been (digital transformation in the luxury industry and the urgency of automating processes to stay relevant and acquire new customers), my productivity hacks for working from home, and new areas I explored during lockdown.

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Der Facebook Marketing Talk (mit Jin Choi)

April 2020

As part of "The Facebook Marketing Talk" host Jin Choi interviews inspiring personalities and thought leaders in the digital marketing space. I had the pleasure to speak about brandformance, empowerment and digital transformation and how I use these concepts as my recipe for success.

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.

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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. I 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.

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D:Pulse Zurich

August 2019

The global business network D:Pulse was started following the motto of “It’s about context, not about content”. After the realignment, the kick-off event was held on August 21st in Zurich with many events in Vienna, Berlin, Asia and the US to follow. At the event I spoke about female leadership together with the Mission Female Network as well as Vera Schneevoigt, CDO at 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.

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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?

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.

June 23, 2021

Mission Female X Change Talk

With the Mission Female X-CHANGE we want to promote higher transparency and a more natural approach towards female leadership. Inspirational and excellent examples show successful women but also companies with a clear attitude towards empowering women and mixed digital leadership - because they exist and we put these personalities and companies in the spotlight.

To Be Confirmed

DMEXCO Podcast

As part of the DMEXCO Podcast I will be speaking about my experience with cultural as well as digital transformation differences between companies such as Amazon and Montblanc.

TBC - Q2, 2021

"Macht Was !?!" Podcast

As part of the "MachtWas!?!" Podcast I will be speaking about digital transformation in the luxury industry.

 

Press

KOA Conference, Sleek Magazine

Sleek Magazine

October 2017

Think with Google @Vivatech Paris

April 2019

Video Ad News

May 2019

Horizont

Horizont

July 2019

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Video Ad News

January 2020

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Cover: Update Magazine

January 2020

 
 

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