Markus Lenz was born in 1975 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. He got his High School Diploma specialized in Latin Language, Physics, Technology and German History. He studied economics at the Universities of Frankfurt/Main and Marburg, where he became a scientific assistant at the department of business computer sciences. After graduation, he was working for many years in the international mechanical and plant engineering business, including long term positions in South Korea. Coming back to Germany he became the CEO of a management consultancy company in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.