Bernhard Kerres

About Bernhard Kerres

With almost ten years of international C-level experience and several years in performing arts, Bernhard lives performance. He uniquely combines the best business skills with the necessary emotional intelligence. He has a track record of growing businesses, seeing change through and opening international markets. He has not only developed strategies in high technology and music but also implemented them successfully. Bernhard holds an MBA from London Business School.

Bernhard Kerres is CEO and Artistic Director of the Wiener Konzerthaus, a leading concert hall in Vienna. The Wiener Konzerthaus is owned by a private association and houses around 800 concerts and events every year. 440 of these concerts are programmed and promoted by the Konzerthaus itself. The Wiener Konzerthaus was founded in 1913 and provides a stage for many of the world's most famous musicians.

Before joining the Wiener Konzerthaus, Bernhard Kerres was CEO of M.Tech Technologie und Beteiligungs AG in Germany. M-Tech AG is one of the market leaders in the field of Intelligent Traffic Solutions for the roads. Until March 2006 Bernhard Kerres was CFO of Kapsch CarrierCom AG. Kapsch CarrierCom AG is the leading supplier, independent of manufacturers, of services and solutions for telecom service providers and carriers. From 1997 to 2002 Bernhard was a management consultant with Booz & Company in Vienna and Munich. He focused on strategy in the telecom and media industry. He was on the board of jNetX Inc. in Dallas and a founding board director of the Mobile Entertainment Forum.

Before entering the business world, Bernhard was an opera singer and sang as a soloist among others with Agnes Baltsa and Jose Carreras.

Bernhard Kerres holds an MBA from London Business School. He took part in the International Exchange Programme with the Leonard N. Stern Business School at New York University.