Sebastian Gilles is responsible for the further development of our strategic consulting services and data-based consulting products. Before joining FACTOR-A/DEPT® at the beginning of 2020 to help numerous large manufacturers develop the right e-commerce and Amazon strategy, Sebastian founded two start-ups in B2B e-commerce and SaaS and worked in the digital and strategy consulting division at Accenture and BCG.
Katharina Lurz is Head of Editorial at FACTOR-A/DEPT®. She started as an editor and specialized in Amazon A+ content early on. At FACTOR-A/DEPT®, she helped build up and restructure her department. Together with her team she has successfully implemented projects for more than 100 brands.
Amir Samari is Head of Consulting at factor-a. He began his career as a consultant at Otto Group and IBM. At factor-a, Amir and his team serve renowned clients in a wide range of industries and countries. He always has an open ear and is happy to take time for your questions.
Alexander Ortner is Principal Amazon Retail at factor-a. He spent almost nine years working directly for Amazon. He draws on valuable insights when advising factor-a clients. He focuses on analytics and strategic consulting.
Lara Müller has helped build FACTOR-A/DEPT® from day one. In 2020, she joined the agency’s management team as the Operations Director and became Managing Director in November 2022 . Along the way, she has managed numerous client projects and become one of the leading experts in Amazon content optimisation. Lara knows exactly how brands present their products in the best possible way on the platform. Her expertise extends far beyond the borders of Europe as she also specialises in markets such as China, India, Japan and the USA. As Managing Director, she oversees the operational units as well as the People & Culture sector of FACTOR-A/DEPT®. She ensures that resources are deployed in a targeted and sustainable manner to deliver the best possible service to customers.
Kimberly Maggard is Team Lead Programmatic Advertising at factor-a. In 2017 she moved from the Search Team to Programmatic and has since built up the DSP Campaign Strategy and Management division at factor-a. With the help of her team, she helps over 50 brands increase their Amazon sales through programmatic advertising.
As Head of Product, Roberto Russo is responsible for the factor-a suite software solution as well as data analysis and Amazon research projects.
He has been at the startup world for over 10 years. His focus is on innovative software projects and the development of professional developer teams.