Michael VOLKMER
Owner & CEO,
Scholz & Volkmer, Wiesbaden

Michael Volkmer was born in Augsburg, Germany, in 1965. Following his training as a photographer and subsequent work as a camera assistant, he studied Communication Design at Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences. He received his first national accolade for his final year project "Hotel Panico" – a music CD-ROM for the well-known German singer Udo Lindenberg.

In 1994, together with Anette Scholz, he founded the agency Scholz & Volkmer in Wiesbaden, Germany. Today, he heads the agency as owner and CEO together with the Managing Directors Peter Post and Christian Daul. The focus of the creative agency for digital brand management lies on 360-degree-communication: corporate websites, E-Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Dialogue Marketing, Installations as well as Digital Live Events.

Michael Volkmer launched the "see conference" in April 2006 in Wiesbaden. This event was repeated for the fifth consecutive year in 2010.

The agency’s work for customers like Daimler AG, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, ThyssenKrupp, Swarovski, McDonald’s and Panasonic has already received over 520 national and international design awards at events that include the Cyber Lions Grand Prix in Cannes, ADC Germany, ADC New York, the Clio Awards and the New York Festivals. Scholz & Volkmer has been named the most creative new media agency in Germany by the magazine HORIZONT three times in a row (2000–2002), and again in January 2005. In 2007, Scholz & Volkmer was 9th in the new media ranking of the magazine HORIZONT and 6th in the interactive rankings of the German magazines W&V and manager magazin.