Peak Ace AG

An international Online Marketing agency located in the heart of Berlin. With our team of over 60 employees, we develop innovative marketing solutions in 12 languages straight from the capital.

Our solutions cater to all marketing channels such as Search Engine Advertising and Search Engine Optimization. We also specialize in Link & Content Marketing, Facebook Advertising, international SEO, Mobile Advertising, as well as Bid Management.

Our qualified team is passionate about performance-oriented marketing channels and aim to achieve the best possible results for our clients. Our client portfolio includes businesses of various sizes representing an array of markets and industries.

More about our Team and Management

Some impressions from our office

Management

Bastian Grimm

Director Organic Search

Bastian Grimm is responsible for the Search Engine Optimization as well as the Content & Online PR business at Peak Ace. Bastian is an expert at Performance Marketing with more than 15 years of experience in both Performance Marketing and SEO. With a passion for software development and engineering, he loves partnering with IT and marketing departments to ensure that our customers - together with his team - develop exceptional solutions with sustainable results. Bastian also focuses on the design and implementation of global SEO strategies, the building and development of SEO teams, SEO Management Consulting, as well as training and leading workshops.

Marcel Prothmann

Director Performance Advertising

Marcel Prothmann is responsible for the Paid Search business at Peak Ace, with more than 15 years of successful experience and expertise in Online Marketing. He began his career in the industry working with an online retailer but quickly realized that working with a variety of customer accounts in an agency setting was his perfect fit. Marcel is committed to exceptional results and enjoys working with SEA accounts of all sizes, especially those involving customers with specific parameters and expectations for their desired performance. His motto is: Diligence is the way to success in Search Engine Advertising.

Board Members

Ron Hillmann

Ron Hillmann has served as a member of Peak Ace’s board of directors since March 2015. With more than 15 years of experience in the online marketing industry, he is advising the Peak Ace management on strategic issues as well as with regards to content. From 2004 to 2011, Ron served as CEO & MD of Iven & Hillmann, a special service agency for affiliate & SEM. Hillmann launched his online career in 1999 at Idealo.de, where he was responsible for and implemented an SEO strategy. Hereafter he was largely responsible for various online channels at ImmobilienScout24.

Nils Drache

Nils Drache has served as a member of Peak Ace’s board of directors since March 2015. Having worked with Peak Ace on several Projects in the past, Nils now also brings his expertise to the board in an advisory capacity. In his current role, Nils serves as CEO of Labguru. Prior to that, Nils worked as Head of Marketing in Holtzbrinck Digital, where he developed digital portfolio companies. Before that, he spent several years in Online Marketing at mobile.de, an eBay subsidiary.

Team

Performance Advertising

Marcel

Director Performance Advertising

Alexander

PPC Manager

Chris

PPC Manager

Daniel

PPC Manager

Dominique

PPC Manager

Heike

PPC Manager

Javier

PPC Manager

Jan-Christopher

PPC Manager

Kasper

PPC Manager

Kristyna

PPC Manager

Ksenia

PPC Manager

Matteo

PPC Manager

Marc

PPC Project Manager

Mario

PPC Manager

Markus

Facebook Marketing Manager

Pelin

PPC Manager

Pernilla

PPC Manager

Renato

PPC Manager

Riku

PPC Manager

Rene

PPC Manager

Organic Search

Andor

Head of SEO

Bastian

Director Organic Search

Chantal-Virginie

SEO Manager

Kai

SEO Manager

Max

SEO Manager

Maurice

SEO Manager

Maria

Online Editor

Content & Online PR

Dominique

Teamlead Content & Online PR

Eva

Content & Online PR Manager

Fabian

Content & Online PR Manager

Gülsüm

Content & Online PR Manager

Julie

Content & Online PR Assistent

Lydia

Online Editor

Michael

Content & Online PR Manager

Sally

Content & Online PR Manager

Sheila

Content & Online PR Manager

Ute

Content & Online PR Manager

Vanessa

Content & Online PR Manager

Design & Development

Kadir

Senior Product Owner

George

Lead Full Stack Developer

Anthony

Front-end Developer

Alexander

Designer

Alexander

Senior Software Developer

Daria

Designer

Eugene

Software Engineer

Jennifer

Designer

Vadim

QA Specialist

Vladymir

Software Engineer

Sales

Karol

Sales Consultant

HR & Office Management

Kristin

Director Finance & Legal

Liv

Human Resources Assistent

Marc

System Admin

Melanie

Office & Human Resources Manager

Peak Ace Timeline

Today

  • In the Financial Times, Peak Ace ranks among the 1,000 fastest growing companies in Europe.
    • Apr. 2017
    • FT1000
  • Peak Ace was shortlisted in both SEO and PPC in five categories in total.
    • Mar. 2017
    • European Search Awards 2017
  • 58 Employees
    • Dec. 2016
  • Peak Ace is awarded the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award for the second time, which honors the 500 fastest growing tech companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
    • Dec. 2016
    • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA Awards
  • The Search Performance Advertising Campaign for our client Airbnb in 13 languages has secured us a place, among 700 applicants, on the shortlist for the Google Premier Partner Awards, which honor particularly innovative ideas in digital marketing.
    • Nov. 2016
    • Google Premier Partner Awards
  • Peak Ace was one of two German companies awarded the Red Herring Global Top 100 Award, making us one of the 100 most innovative tech companies in Europe, Asia and North America.
    • Nov. 2016
    • Red Herring Global Top 100 Awards
  • As in the previous year, Peak Ace ranked #8 in the “Advertising, Marketing and Media” category, making it one of the 500 fastest growing companies in Germany.
    • Nov. 2016
    • Focus Wachstumschampions 2017
  • Peak Ace is again one of the 50 most innovative and fastest growing German tech companies, which shows that our growth strategy is working out nicely.
    • Nov. 2016
    • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards
  • The SEO strategy we created for our customer Classic Trader has secured us a place on the shortlist for the Marketing Intelligence and Innovation Awards, which honor particularly innovative solutions in search engine marketing.
    • Sep. 2016
    • Marketing Intelligence and Innovation Awards 2016
  • 52 Employees
    • Jul. 2016
  • Our Team continues to grow month by month, which is why we move into an additional office (2500 square feet) located right next to our ‘’old“ office on Leuschnerdamm.
    • 1st of July 2016
    • Opening of our second office
  • Our campaign for our client Classic Trader is voted as the best SEO campaign, which is a major honor for us. Competition at the European Search Awards is very strong, which is why we are very pleased when the jury, who consists of top players from the world of Online Marketing, chooses our campaign over those of our competitors.
    • 4th of May 2016
    • Best SEO Campaign at the European Search Awards
  • 30 Employees
    • Dec. 2015
  • Peak Ace is one of the 500 fastest growing companies in Germany that, through innovative approaches, continues to strengthen the country’s economy. In our category, we ranked #8, a great result.
    • 17th of November 2015
    • Focus Wachstumschampions 2016
  • Peak Ace is considered one of the 50 most innovative German tech enterprises for the second consecutive year. We are continuing to grow!
    • 2nd of November 2015
    • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award
  • With two in-house software solutions that can also be used internationally, Peak Ace is among the Top 100 tech innovators in EMEA.. We boast a Paid Search solution with integrated bid management and an SEO & Content Marketing Suite for running Organic Search campaigns with integrated controlling and reporting features.
    • 15th of April 2015
    • Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award
  • Peak Ace also ranks among the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Our recognition now extends beyond Germany to the rest of the world.
    • 27th of November 2014
    • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA Award
  • Peak Ace is among the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Germany. This distinction confirms that our philosophy of sustainable growth and hard work is starting to pay off.
    • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award
    • 5th November 2014
  • 31 Employees
    • Dec. 2014
  • What started out as a pure Paid Search Agency had now become a Full Service Agency, also offering SEO, link management as well as Content & PR. This extended service package, as well as our growing international client base, made it necessary to re-brand.
    • Re-branding from Ads2people GmbH & Co KG to Peak Ace AG
    • 21st of August 2014
  • Bastian Grimm joins Ads2people as Head of the Organic Search department.
    • 25th of March 2013
    • Bastian Grimm joins Ads2people to manage the SEO business.
  • 11 Employees
    • Dec. 2012
  • 10 Employees
    • Dec. 2011
  • Our office in Oranienstrasse turns out to be too small for our growing team. In August 2011 we move into our current 5200 square foot space on Leuschnerdamm.
    • 1st of August 2011
    • move to Leuschnerdamm
  • 9 Employees
    • Dec. 2009
  • 4 Employees
    • Dec. 2008
  • 2 Employees
    • Dec. 2007
  • Ads2People is established in 2007 by Kristin Steinmann as a Paid Search Agency.
    • 2007
    • Foundation