Veigel studied visual communications in the design department of the Münster University of Applied Science. Since 1996, he has founded several companies, where he was then director, UX designer, or concept developer for digital media. At cynapsis interactive, Veigel has been responsible for the re-launch of numerous web portals (brigitte.de, gala.de) and individual websites. He is a professor of digital marketing at the Münster University and since 2009, has focussed on digital campaigns for a host of brands, publishers, and marketing and media agencies. His is active in various study groups at the non-profit BVDW (German association for the digital economy), speaks at digital events, and serves on the jury of digital competitions.