Markus Kröger is the founding CEO of the ABB start-up PANION (ABB eMobility Digital Venture GmbH), a software company that solves the problems related to managing mixed and electric fleets. It combines traditional digital fleet management solutions with charge and infrastructure management as well as data tools and features, helping fleet managers with the transition to electric fleets. The company was founded in 2020, has 25 employees and is based in Berlin. Prior to that, Markus was the founding CEO of heycar, a cross-brand used car platform that focuses on the needs of used car buyers in partnership with dealers, automobile banks and car manufacturers. The company is backed by VW Financial Services and has won Daimler, Allianz and VW AG as additional investors. Before, Markus held MD and other top-management positions in digital platform, payment and media companies like Delivery Hero, PayPal, PaySafe, Newscorp as well as Bertelsmann. He is a graduate from WHU, Otto-Beisheim Graduate School of Management in Germany.