Jan Pilhar started his marketing career in New York as Account Manager with Spector & Associates advising clients such as AT&T, Ricoh and Schott.
He then relocated to Berlin and joined Scholz & Friends to work as International Client Service Director on clients such as AstraZeneca, Deutsche Bank, European Parliament, Mercedes-Benz, Novartis and WeightWatchers.
As Managing Director at Greenkern, he was responsible for the Berlin and Beijing office and lived in China for two years where he spearheaded innovation and branding projects for Volkswagen Group China and BMW China among others.
An expert in digital transformation and international branding, he coordinated complex digital marketing and communication projects across 33 countries.
The work of Jan Pilhar and his teams have received numerous awards including European Excellence Awards, Cannes Lions, Effie Awards, Spike Asia, London Festival, One Show, DMA, Epica.
As Managing Director of Aperto Group's strategy division, Jan Pilhar continues to tackle international marketing and digital transformation challenges.