Christian Kraus


Inhaber, Founder, Christian Kraus Consulting

Berlin, Germany


Management consulting
Project management and implementation
Paid content models
Digital and data-driven advertising
OTT video
Organizational restructuring
Business process management
Knowledge of US media and technology markets


Professional experience for Christian Kraus

  • Current 8 years and 7 months, since Dec 2013


    Christian Kraus Consulting

    I am an independent management consultant, with a passion for the media, digital and travel/leisure industries. I work as a stand-alone consultant and as a freelancer with other consulting firms.

  • 7 years and 3 months, Sep 2006 - Nov 2013

    Engagement Manager

    McKinsey & Company

    At McKinsey, I primarily worked in the media, telecoms and technology sectors, with a strong focus recently on media clients in Germany, the UK and other European markets. I served clients on strategy (e.g., digital growth and diversification strategy in media) and organizational issues (e.g., org. effectiveness and restructuring). I was also able to fulfill my passion for arts with a number of pro-bono engagements for cultural institutions. Overall, I served on 40+ projects, incl. 20+ as project manager.

Educational background for Christian Kraus

  • 1 year, Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

    Business Administration

    ESMT Berlin

    Master Thesis: How can Publishers Monetize News Online? Evidence from a German Consumer Survey (in context of student consulting project for Axel Springer AG)

  • 1 year and 9 months, Sep 2004 - May 2006


    University of Cambridge, Pembroke College

  • 3 years and 11 months, Aug 2000 - Jun 2004


    University of Chicago


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Italian


  • Polish



Exciting projects in the media sector
Discussions about the future of the media industry
Consulting opportunities in the music and arts sector


Playing and listening to classical music
Mountain hiking
The newest gadgets

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