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Curt Simon Harlinghausen

Publicis Media

Curt Simon Harlinghausen is Publicis Media’s Practice Lead for Business Transformation in EMEA, CDO Starcom and CEO of akom360 one of the leading digital and social media agencies in Germany.

Unlocking personal and corporate growth for his clients through innovation, reengineering customer experiences, growth hacking, agile strategies and capability building (sense for ambition program) is the strength of his team and the Publicis Media Groupe.

Curt Simon Harlinghausen is a digital native, nerd, serial entrepreneur and international investor for all kind of digital topics like crm, ecommerce, social media, development, gaming and content, and started his career in 1994 in Düsseldorf with founding his first agency.

In 2015 Starcom, part of Publicis Media, acquired his company akom360 and since then Curt Simon is active in the groupe for clients like BMW, L’ORÉAL, Ferrero, Samsung and many more, developing business models, digital strategies and digital marketing solutions, like lead nurturing, capability maps or growth strategies.

Curt Simon Harlinghausen is an international speaker (SXSW, DMEXCO, TedX, CES, …) and lecturer with a strong focus of simplifying life, businesses and projects.