Founder & Chairman of Sophus3, Marcus has been involved as a supplier to the auto industry since 1986. Between 1987 and 1997 he established and headed up Urban Science International - an automotive market analysis consultancy with approximately 400 employees worldwide – taking on European operations and in 1997 joined the board in the USA. From Urban Science Marcus joined Edmunds.com as the Managing Director of International Operations and in 2001 he co-founded Sophus3. Marcus is also a founding member of the Automotive Fellowship. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Economics and Computer Science from the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany.