Jörg Malang

ist offen für Projekte. 🔎

Self-employed, Inhaber SPLSG & Co-Host Product Leader Roundtable Events, Senior Product Leadership Group (SPLSG)

Hamburg, Germany


General Management
Interim Management
Organisation „getting things done“


Professional experience for Jörg Malang

  • Current 1 year and 7 months, since Dec 2019

    (Freelance) Product Management Consultancy for CEO & CPO

    DER Touristik

    - Development of product strategy. - Coaching/mentoring the Chief Product Officer and the Product Managers. - Further improvement of agile ways of working.

  • Current 3 years and 6 months, since 2018

    Inhaber SPLSG & Co-Host Product Leader Roundtable Events

    Senior Product Leadership Group (SPLSG)

    - Delivering boutique consultancy services to clients. - Organizing regular "Product Leader Roundtables" in various cities.

  • 8 months, Sep 2018 - Apr 2019

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Loops Rewards Ltd.

    Actively pursued the go-to-market of a blockchain startup in the retail loyalty space and almost closed cooperation with a leading telco provider.

  • 7 months, Feb 2018 - Aug 2018

    (Interim/Freelance) Chief Product Officer (CPO)

    IDnow GmbH

    • Achieved increased perception of the value contribution from product management. “Jörg is a first-class operator and has done an amazing job in shaping our new platform.” • Rolled out the innovative ID-verification technology to multiple countries for a variety of ID cards before handing over to the permanent CPO.

  • 2 months, Jan 2018 - Feb 2018

    (Freelance) Product Management Advisor

    Vodafone Malta

  • 2016 - 2017

    Chief Product Officer (CPO) & CEO Betsson Platform Solutions

    Betsson Group

    • Achieved refinement of scaled agile ways of working on a corporate level (some 500-600 engineers and some 50 product managers). • Strong multi-brand and multi-market roll-out of the Sportsbook product (increased NPS and improvement of commercial KPIs). • Established a company backlog including a ”deal flow” process on executive level. • Left Betsson due to a CEO change.

  • 2014 - 2016

    Chief Product Officer (CPO) & Geschäftsführer

    Hotel DE GmbH

    • Built & launched a new technical booking platform in the cloud. • Successfully reorganized Product & Tech Teams to improve effectiveness and efficiency (some 10 Product Managers responsible for some 40 engineers). • Improved booking conversion rates in a mature market. • Fruitfully negotiated with the worker’s council and terminated operations and integrated HOTEL DE into mother company HRS Group without negatively impacting revenue & profit.

  • 2013 - 2014

    (Interim/Freelance) Head of Product Mobility Hub

    TUI Deutschland GmbH

    • Successfully launched the first version of the ”TUI Digital Assistant (TDA)” - a mobile app for increasing customer lifetime value. • Bootstrapped a world-class Product Delivery Team. • Smooth hand-over of the product to the permanent organization.

  • 2011 - 2013

    Chief Product Officer (CPO)


    • Significantly improved the effectiveness of the Product Delivery Team (some 25 Product Managers responsible for some 200-300 engineers). • Aligned the organization behind a new product vision/strategy. • Co-owned XING AG revenue (some 70 million € p.a.) and improved revenue/gross margin. • Gained the full trust of CEO Stefan Gross-Selbeck and left XING AG with him stepping down.

  • 2008 - 2011



    • Successful alignment of onsite & remote Product Delivery Team(s) (some 40 employees incl. US). • Launch of (desktop version of Nokia’s mobile maps) and bootstrapped product operations for future scaling of revenue.

  • 2002 - 2005

    Geschäftsführer Kelkoo Deutschland

    Kelkoo Deutschland GmbH (acquired by Yahoo! in 2004)

    • Reporting to the Group CEO. Bootstrapped German company on behalf of the mother company. • Rewarding go-to-market in Germany. • Full P&L responsibility for Kelkoo Germany GmbH. • Achieved break-even within the first six months. • Grew revenue from scratch to >10mio € p.a. • Left one year after the acquisition of Kelkoo by Yahoo! in 2004.

Educational background for Jörg Malang

  • 2013 - 2014

    General Management

    HEC Paris

  • 1996 - 2000

    Kultur- und Medienmanagement

    Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg

  • 1991 - 1995


    Hochschule für Musik Köln, Abteilung Wuppertal

    Klassische Gitarre, Klavier & Gesang


  • German


  • English


  • French



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