Building e-Commerce companies in Southeast Asia
After graduating from WU Wien and spending a couple of years in Investment banking, Hans-Peter moved to Malaysia in 2012 and co-founded Lazada – Southeast Asia’s largest e-Commerce company and online shopping mall. In 2016, Chinese Alibaba Group – one of the leading global e-Commerce and technology companies – acquired a majority stake in Lazada and further increased its stake in 2017 at a valuation of USD 3bn, one of the top 3 tech exits in SEA at that time. During his time at Lazada, Hans-Peter held multiple country & regional roles incl. CEO Lazada Malaysia and Chief International Officer Lazada Group, having overseen all functions across the entire value chain and witnessing the company growing to a USD 5bn company with >6,000 employees. After leaving Lazada at the end of 2018, Hans- Peter started his next entrepreneurial journey with Momentum Commerce, a global e- Commerce solution provider for brands & SME’s.