|Adviser to CVC since 2014. Mr Hesse is a senior media and digital media executive and an independent digital media investor and adviser. He was previously President of Corporate Development and New Businesses as well as member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann, Europe's largest media conglomerate. Prior to Bertelsmann, Mr Hesse was Sony Music Entertainment's President of Global Digital Business, US Sales, and Corporate Strategy from 2005. Mr Hesse joined BMG to serve as Chief Strategic Officer in 2002. Mr Hesse has also held a number of executive positions at Bertelsmann's television division RTL Group, as CEO of RTL NEW MEDIA. Mr Hesse began his career in media and entertainment as a corporate consultant at McKinsey & Company. He holds a BA and MA from Oxford University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and a Doctorate in Corporate Finance from the University of St. Gallen.