Robert Gentz

Co-Founder & Co-CEO


Robert co-founded Zalando in Berlin in 2008. As Co-CEO he is responsible for the company’s strategy as well as Corporate Affairs. Robert was born in 1983 in Germany, and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from WHU – Otto-Beisheim School of Management.

Zalando has grown to a leading European online platform for fashion and lifestyle. Zalando brings head-to-toe fashion to over 49 million active customers in 25 markets, offering clothing, footwear, accessories, and beauty. The assortment of international brands ranges from world famous names to local labels. The platform is a one-stop fashion destination for inspiration, innovation, and interaction. As Europe’s most fashionable tech company, Zalando works hard to find digital solutions for every aspect of the fashion journey: for customers, partners and every valuable player in the Zalando story. The company’s vision is to be the Starting Point for Fashion and a sustainable platform with a net-positive impact for people and the planet.