Jens Stender, based in Munich, is a trusted advisor to leading technology and media companies as well as to global Private Equity Funds. He previously led the firm’s Technology and Communications Practice in Germany. Jens advises quoted, family-owned as well as private-equity backed companies on their most crucial talent and leadership issues. He has special experience in CEO appointments, digital transformation projects and C-level leadership successions. Jens is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications, Private Equity, Board Consulting, and CEO Practices.
Prior to joining EZI, Jens was CEO and founder of Mobiles Fernsehen Deutschland GmbH in Germany which he successfully built up and sold. Beforehand, he held positions as Head of M&A and Business Development with debitel AG, a German-based portfolio company of Permira Funds. He started his professional career as a M&A lawyer with Linklaters in London, Cologne and Hong Kong.
Jens holds an MA and PhD in Law from Universities of Munich and Rotterdam and an MBA from London Business School.