FOUNDER

Curriculum Vitae 
Holm Keller

BUSINESS

since January 2018
Digital Education Holdings, Limited
European Digital University
Malta
President

since January 2015
KENUP Foundation
Innovation Network & Investment Platform
Malta
Executive Chairman & CEO

May 2006 – February 2016
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
Lüneburg
Chancellor / Executive Vice President University Development and Innovation

since 2006
Holm Keller GmbH
Berlin
Chairman & CEO

2002 - 2006
Bertelsmann DirectGroup
London, Sydney, New York, Seoul, Shanghai
President Corporate Development Asia, Bertelsmann DirectGroup (2004 – 2006)
Senior Vice President Corporate Development, Bertelsmann DirectGroup (2004)
Senior Vice President Corporate Development, bookspan – a Time-Warner-Bertelsmann Partnership (2003)
Vice President International Projects, English-Speaking Clubs (2002)

1996 – 2002 / (– 2009)
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Vienna, Munich, New York & Brussels
Member of the Proprietary Knowledge Office’s Leadership Team (2006 - 2009)
Event Communication Producer (2002- 2006)
Consultant, leaving the Firm as Associate Principal (1996- 2002)

ARTS, SCIENCE & PHILANTHROPY

since 2012
Stiftung Louisenlund
Güby
Member of the Supervisory Board (“Kuratorium”)

2003 - 2015
Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation
New York
Member of the Board of Directors (since 2003)
Member of the Executive Committee of the Board (2004-2005, 2009-2015

2003 - 2006
Universität St.Gallen
Lecturer in Contextual Studies

1993 - 2006
Major European Opera Houses and Theaters
Staatsoper Berlin
Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Bruxelles
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Grand Théâtre de Genève
Châtelet Théâtre Musical de Paris
Opéra de Paris Bastille
Opéra National de Paris Garnier
Narodni Divadlo Prag
Salzburger Festspiele
Stadsteatern Stockholm
Dramaturgue for Robert M. Wilson

since 1993
Major European Broadcasters
arte Deutschland TV GmbH
Bayerischer Rundfunk München
WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk
ZDF Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Commissioning Editor and Artistic Producer

1992 – 1994
Oper der Stadt Bonn
Resident Dramaturge

1990 - 1992
Falter Verlag, Vienna
Head of Theatre & Music

1986 - 1990
Süddeutscher Rundfunk German Broadcasting
Vienna
Foreign Radio Correspondent for Cultural Affairs, freelance

1983 - 1989
Musical Composer
Guten Abend, Drama, Philharmonie Hamburg, 1989
Letzten Endes, Opera, Hamburgische Staatsoper, 1986
EDUCATION & PERSONAL

1994 – 1996
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
McCloy Academic Scholarship of the German National Scholarship Foundation
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

1986 – 1992
University of Vienna
Scholar of the German National Scholarship Foundation – Stipendiat der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volks in Grund- und Hauptstudium
Magister Artium, Theater History / Art History (M.A.), summa cum laude

Born on June 14, 1967 in Stuttgart / Germany

Married, two daughters
one Haflinger & a friendly dog



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