CEO IONOS by 1&1
Achim Weiss is a veteran of the European internet industry, with more than 20 years’ experience. As CEO of IONOS by 1&1, he is responsible for the company’s overall strategy and product development.
Considered as one of the top experts in the field of developing hugely scalable internet infrastructures, in 2010 Achim founded ProfitBricks in Berlin, the first German company focusing on cloud infrastructure (IaaS). When 1&1 acquired ProfitBricks in 2017, Achim returned to 1&1’s management board, and was named CEO of IONOS by 1&1 in October 2018.
Achim had previously worked as Chief Technology Officer at 1&1 until 2008, during which time he developed the world's first mass market hosting platform. Alongside this, Achim ran the largest European email platform as CEO of 1&1’s sister company, GMX.
In 1995, Achim co-founded Schlund+Partner, the German web hosting pioneer based in Karlsruhe, Germany, which was acquired by 1&1 in 1998.