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BirthplaceBergneustadt, Germany


Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, MBA 1998

Current Companies

VP, Head of Business Development

Former Companies

Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships
Director - Head of Portal & Partner Management (International)
Managing Director Germany

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Holger Luedorf

Holger has held positions in internet & mobile services since 1998.

Holger works at foursquare as Vice President, Head of Business Development managing mobile distribution and strategic partnerships, setting foursquare’s mobile strategy from a business perspective as well as managing foursquare’s international expansion. He is also overseeing Media partnerships and M&A.

Prior to foursquare, Holger worked at Yahoo Mobile as a Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, responsible for all of Yahoo’s strategic partnerships with global OEMs (handset manufacturer).

Holger joined Yahoo! in 2005 after heading Portal & Partner Management at T-Mobile International in Europe. In this role, Holger lead Business Development and Partnerships with German and European Business Partners for T-Mobile’s t-zones carrier portal including Publishers, Games, Entertainment, and Search companies.

Prior to T-Mobile, Holger ran Business Development activities as Managing Director, Germany for Red Message, an early European SMS service provider, out of London and Munich.

Holger holds a German Diplom in Business and Japanese from Hochschule Bremen and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Specialties Partner Management & Business Development, Product Strategy.

Holger is an expert in understanding mobile data and digital media business opportunities. His expertise in multi-million dollar deal-making and handling complex partner relationships makes him a well-rounded business development and product marketing executive. Furthermore, Holger has an in-depth understanding and vast global network in the internet & wireless industry.

Recent Milestones

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    Holger Luedorf added a position as VP, Head of Business Development at Foursquare. (6/21/10)
    Posted 7/20/10 at 7:00am
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    Holger Luedorf added a position as Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships at Yahoo!. (11/1/05)
    Posted 7/20/10 at 1:10pm
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    Holger Luedorf added a position as Director - Head of Portal & Partner Management (International) at T-Mobile. (11/1/00)
    Posted 7/29/10 at 4:25pm
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    Holger Luedorf added a position as Managing Director Germany at Red Message. (1/1/99)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 12:30am
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    Holger Luedorf added a position as Consultant at Accenture. (1/1/98)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 12:30am



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