During the last General Assembly meeting of ISTQB(R) held in Singapore, Mr. Linetzki was elected to be the new ISTQB(R) Marketing Working Group Chair for 2016-2018.

Mr. Linetzki has been active in the marketing working group for the last 10 years, and helped establish it. a few of his activities include: founder of the ISTQB(R) Partner Program w/w (a program which is recognizing companies' efforts to certify their employees using the ISTQB(R) scheme), support in building the Data Collection Application for nominations and financial management of ISTQB(R), ISTQB(R) Mission and Vision review team, lieson for the Agile Tester WG (also set as co-author in that working group), review of website materials release, suggesting the Streams structure of the MWG, which is now being used more and more within other WGs at ISTQB(R), and more.

In the past, Mr. Linetzki has received the ISTQB(R) Marketing Efforts award for his activities during 2012-2014.