Angestellt, Director, Enterprise Account Management, Microsoft Corp.
New York, United States of America
Chris is a Director of Enterprise Account Management at Microsoft overseeing retail media programs for the largest global retailers in North America, Europe, and South America. Prior to joining Microsoft, Chris was the Head of Americas at Chrono24, the world's leading online marketplace for luxury watches where he started the US office and grew the US market to become the highest revenue generating region for the company. He is an experienced startup, e-commerce, and online marketplace operator with a demonstrated history of building, scaling, and leading high performing teams.
Professional experience for Christopher Kae
Current 1 year and 9 months, since Aug 2021
Director, Enterprise Account ManagementMicrosoft Corp.
Microsoft’s Global Retail Media Sales division enables online retailers to work directly with their brand partners to promote products on-site and maximize their e-commerce performance. As Director of Enterprise Account Management for Microsoft’s PromoteIQ product, I lead a team of Customer Success Managers providing strategic program consulting and business services that empower global enterprise retailers to launch, ramp up, and scale retail media programs.
5 years and 8 months, Jan 2016 - Aug 2021
Head of Americas & General ManagerChrono24 GmbH
As Head of Americas & General Manager, I was responsible for setting up the company's infrastructure, building out the sales, account management, and customer support teams, developing strategic partnerships, and driving customer expansion and go-to-market strategies in North, Central, and South America.
2 years and 7 months, Jun 2013 - Dec 2015
Enterprise Sales Team Lead
Chute (acquired by Ignite Technologies)
Chute delivers a marketing automation platform that empowers marketers at Fortune 500 companies to discover user generated content and key influencers in addition to the ideation, production, and amplification of visual material. I closed $1.3M in net new business including the largest deal in company history (Ralph Lauren), first TV deal (American Idol), and first deal with a national restaurant chain (Jack in the Box). Other deals include Fisher-Price, NBA, Bank of America, and The Ritz-Carlton.
2 years, Jul 2011 - Jun 2013
Strategic Partnerships Manager
TrialPay, Inc. (acquired by Visa)
TrialPay (acquired by Visa, March 2015) pioneered the 'Get It Free' value exchange advertising model and became a key alternative monetization strategy for software, social, and mobile game publishers (e.g., ‘Subscribe to Netflix and get FB Credits for Free’). I was selected by the executive team to spearhead the company's expansion into the mobile app ecosystem (supply side) and market research vertical (demand side) by driving business development efforts and establishing strategic partnerships.
1 year and 1 month, Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
TrialPay, Inc. (acquired by Visa)
TrialPay worked with nearly all the leading social game publishers on Facebook, reaching more than 85% of the global social gaming audience. As one of the original account managers on the Social Media & Gaming Team, I oversaw the entire midsize and long tail accounts at TrialPay representing 15% of company revenue at its peak.
1 year and 1 month, Jun 2009 - Jun 2010
Corporate Banking Financial AnalystWells Fargo
As a Corporate Banking Analyst, I developed and managed credit strategies to serve the operational and financial needs of large technology clients within a risk mitigation framework. I determined companies’ creditworthiness through fundamental credit analysis and due diligence, identifying risks in operational performance, capital structure, industry trends, and management initiatives. I underwrote, priced, and structured credit facilities, such as revolvers and term loans for clients including Visa.
Educational background for Christopher Kae
3 years and 5 months, Aug 2005 - Dec 2008
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business
Graduated with Honors in 3.5 years