Volker Meise is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Linkfluence Germany. In this newly created position, he is in charge of marketing, technology and innovation. Linkfluence is the French leader in social media intelligence and acquired the Düsseldorf situated media monitoring company “the Medialysten” in July 2015. Volker was one of the three managing directors and responsible for technology and social media monitoring. Previously, he worked in the business development of the Bertelsmann Direct Group and became Head of Digital solutions at LexisNexis Germany. Volker studied business at the Westphalian Wilhelm University of Münster, where he also received his doctorate at the Institute of computer science.