Rainer Kellerhals, Industry Lead Media & Entertainment EMEA at Microsoft, advises large media and entertainment companies on driving their digital transformation with the Microsoft software and services platform and partner ecosystem. As a member of Microsoft’s Industry Leadership Team, he works with Microsoft’s Engineering Groups and Commercial Partner Organization to define Microsoft’s strategy for the Media & Entertainment industry.
Mr Kellerhals joined Microsoft in 2006 and has held several solution sales and sales management positions in the European and worldwide sales, marketing, and services organization at Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr Kellerhals held senior management positions at one of Europe’s most successful independent software vendors for large-scale media asset management systems. His responsibilities included product strategy, marketing, and sales management.
Mr Kellerhals holds an M.D. (Diplom) in business administration and mechanical engineering from the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany. Following his studies, he worked as a research associate and lecturer, training students in using office applications and ERP systems and contributing to research on hypertext and hypermedia systems.