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 business units Camera Systems, Lighting and Rental, amongst other areas. 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. Several management positions followed in application engineering, sales, and marketing, including two years in Yokohama, Japan. After 10 years, Markus Zeiler accepted the position as General Manager at the start-up Optogan in order to build up their international business. Additionally, he is a certified architectural lighting designer and holds 13 LED related patents. In January 2013, ARRI brought Markus Zeiler to Stephanskirchen, Germany, to 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.