Markus Giebel

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Markus Alexander Giebel
Born (1966-09-29) 29 September 1966 (age 51)
Germany [1]
Residence Dubai
Nationality German
Alma mater University of Munich
Occupation CEO of Insight Plus; Chairman and co-owner Eternity Clinics
Website insight.ae

Markus Alexander Giebel (born 29 September 1966) is the CEO of Insight Plus (www.insight.ae), an investment company active in real estate, financial services, healthcare and consulting. He is also the co-owner and Chairman of Eternity Clinics [2](www.eternityclinics.com) a healthcare company revolutionizing the traditional model of diagnostic healthcare with the invention and introduction of a new health screening software. Markus serves on multiple Boards of Directors, including Insight Plus, Soliton Holding,[3] Eternity Clinics, CiTC and MSS. He holds a Master's Degree in Business from SBS in Switzerland and a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Munich in Germany.[2] He was also known to be the CEO of Deyaar Development PJSC (a publicly traded real estate company),[1] and was a Senior Executive and the youngest ever Vice President of Corning, a Fortune 500 company in the United States. Markus has received several awards, including the Middle East CEO Award, the Leadership award, HIMSS Innovation award, SME Award, Enterprise Asia Award, Inventor of the Year Award and others. He has more than 20 patents[4] in his name which are primarily focused in the optical technology sector.

Career[edit]

In 2017, Markus became CEO of Insight Plus, a Dubai-based investment firm with global reach managing projects worth several billion dollars, focusing on real estate, financial services and healthcare.

Since 2013 Markus has been CEO of Eternity Clinics,[2] Managing Partner of Soliton Holding,[3] and Chairman of CiTC, actively involved in healthcare, financial services and trading sectors.

In 2008, Markus was appointed CEO of Deyaar Development PJSC.[9] He was leading one of the largest real estate developers in Dubai overseeing assets and development projects worth over US$3 billion.[5][6][7]

In 1999, Markus became the youngest Vice President of Corning after the acquisition of Siemens NK, with full P&L responsibility for the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Private Networks Group in Europe and the Middle East. He was a member of the M&A team which acquired Siemens NK.

Markus Giebel joined as a Product Manager at Siecor (JV between Siemens and Corning), NC, USA in 1993 and was selected to participate in an 18-month Trainee Program. He was promoted to Product Manager in 1995 and developed the connectivity strategy for Siecor.[8]

Awards and honors[edit]

Year of Award or Honor Name of Award or Honor Awarding Organization
2017 Entrepreneurship Award for Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Asian Entrepreneurship Awards
2015 Gulf Capital SME Awards MEED
2014 Health Program Winner SHAPE
2010 Middle East Emerging CEO Award[8] Deyaar Development PJSC
2010 Middle East Leadership Award[8] Deyaar Development PJSC
2003 Business Award 2003[1] German Ministry of Economic Affairs
2002 Corning Inventor of the Year (Two Fiber Connectivity[9] )2002 Corning Inc.
2001 Corning Inventor of the Year (Optical Receiver Stub[10] ) 2001 Corning Inc.
2000 Corning Marketing Excellence Award Corning Inc.

Patents[edit]

Patent # 5745633: Fiber optic cable assembly for securing a fiber optic cable within an input port of a splice closure[11]

Patent # 5727101: Monolithic ferrule for receiving and positioning multiple optical fibers and an optical fiber connector incorporating same.[12]

Patent # 5768460: Low skew optical fiber ribbons[13]

Patent # 5778122: Fiber optic cable assembly for interconnecting optical fibers within a receptacle mounted within the wall of an enclosure.[14]

Patent # 5863083: Pulling grip for pre-connectorized fiber optic cable[15]

Patent # 5867621: Adapter and guide pin assembly for coupling of fiber optic connectors[16]

Patent # 5923802: Flexible connector assembly having slack[17]

Patent # 5940561: Adapter assembly for precise alignment of fiber optic connector[18]

Patent # 5971624: Multi-fiber splice mechanism and associated splicing connector[19]

Patent # RE36,592: Optical receiver stub fitting

Patent # 6068410: Splice housing assembly and associated assembly method for mechanically[20]

Patent # 6149313: Gender selectable fiber optic connector and associated fabrication method[21]

Patent # 6350062 Multifiber ferrule defining alignment holes having a tapered lead-in portion

Patent # 6396993: Optical fiber breakaway apparatus and method[22]

Patent # 6439780: Field installable fiber optic ribbon connector and installation tool[23]

Patent # 6457874: Wall mountable mixed media outlet[24]

Patent # 5768460: Low skew optical fiber ribbons[25]

Patent # 6499887 Windowless, rectangular ferrule in a pre-assembled multi-fiber connector[26]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Board of directors". Eternity Medicine. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Soliton Management". solitonholding. solitonholding. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Patents by Inventor Markus A. Giebel". Justia Patents. Justia Patents. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mr. fix it". Arabian Business. 5 March 2009. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Giebel named Deyaar new CEO". Emirates247. 18 Aug 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Deyaar unveils 2009 business strategy". Property Wire. 4 February 2009. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "LIFETIME & MASTERCLASS AWARDS 2010". meblsa. 4th Middle East Business Leaders Summit Awards. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
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