Markus Zeiler, born in 1974, was appointed to the Executive Board of the ARRI Group in Munich, Germany, in April 2019. In this position at the globally active motion picture and media technology company, he is responsible for the management of the group’s rental business. Markus Zeiler is a graduate physicist from the University of Regensburg, Germany, and the University of Reading, UK. In 2000, he started his professional career at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors as a development engineer for LED and sensor technology. After 10 years, Markus Zeiler accepted the position as General Manager at the start-up Optogan GmbH, to build up their international business. In January 2013, ARRI brought Markus Zeiler to Stephanskirchen, Germany, to co-manage their Lighting division. He has most recently been responsible for the expansion of digital LED technology and the successful introduction of the SkyPanel platform at ARRI. Over the last two decades, Markus Zeiler has aided in the conversion towards LED in the automotive, LCD backlighting, architectural, and film/TV industries. Before joining ARRI, he became certified as an architectural lighting designer and has been awarded 13 LED related patents throughout his career.