Götz Mäuser lives in the Rhein-Main area in Germany. He started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., Inc., where he served six years in Germany and Brazil. Subsequently, he joined private equity firm Permira as a partner. At Permira, Götz among other things was responsible for the media sector and lead several transactions, most recently SBS Broadcasting Sarl and ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. From 2007 to 2014 he was member of the supervisory board of MDAX-listed ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, thereof more than four years as its chairman. Götz is a partner at Barius Capital Management. Since 2014, he has been an independent investor and has served on various boards. He holds a diploma in business administration from the University of Cologne and an MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.