In May 1998, Konstantin joined the Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, when he became the head of the New Media division. In 2000, all internet investments were hived off from the Verlagsgruppe von Holtzbrinck and consolidated to form the holtzbrinck networXs AG and Konstantin was appointed CEO. Since 2000 he and CFO Martin Weber developed holtzbrinck networXs to one of the leading German internet investment companies. Now that holtzbrinck networXs was split up into Holtzbrinck Networks GmbH and Holtzbrinck Ventures GmbH, Konstantin Urban - as well as Martin Weber - is General Manager of both companies. His operating focus is on building up Holtzbrinck Networks. At holtzbrinck networXs, Konstantin was not only CEO but also founder of the Parship GmbH, Europe's leading high-quality online partnership service. Before he joined the Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, Konstantin was Senior Consultant at Gemini Consulting, Munich, and Trainee at Blackwell Scientific Publications in Oxford and Boston. Education: management studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich. He holds a MBA degree of the Babson College, Wellesley.
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