Kay Krafft

Kay Krafft

Chief Executive Officer – Bertelsmann Education Group

For Kay, the use of emerging technology is an essential link in the value chain of 21st century education, employment and recruitment. Before founding the Bertelsmann Education Group, he played a key role in building BMG from a start-up to a leading company in the music industry. Before joining BMG’s Executive Board, he worked on Bertelsmann’s portfolio adjustment between 2006 and 2008. Prior to Bertelsmann, Kay was a partner at Deloitte. Other experiences include a period with Clearstream/ Deutsche Börse, private equity firm BNL and Treuhandanstalt. Kay compares entrepreneurship to endurance training: in spite of the ups and downs, the object is to remain focused on the long-term goal.