Tim Schumacher

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Tim Schumacher is a co-founder of Sedo GmbH, and was the longtime CEO of Sedo Holding AG.[1] He is an investor in H2Media and Doyago Ltd.[2] Mr. Schumacher announced he was leaving Sedo Holding as its CEO in December, 2011; he was still set to serve on the Board of Directors. He also expressed interest in becoming involved in start-up companies.[3]

Career History

Tim, along with Ulrich Priesner and Marius Würzner, founded Sedo in 1999 in response to a noticed lack of a domain marketplace on the web. After their US subsidiary, Sedo.com LLC, was opened in Cambridge Massachusetts, Schumacher temporarily relocated himself to that branch, and served as its CEO.[4] In 2001, he was recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young Germany.[5] In 2009, he was promoted to CEO of Sedo Holding AG, the holding company which owns Sedo GmbH and all other Sedo branches.[6]

Prior to his Sedo legacy, from 1995 to 2000, Schumacher served as Owner and CEO of Ultimasoft.[7]


Schumacher received a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Cologne, as well as a Masters degree in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, and a CEMS-Master of the Community of European Management Schools.[8]

His Master's thesis was titled “Price Formation in the Domain Name Secondary Market.”[9]


He is a co-author of "Domain-Namen im Internet."[10]

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