CHRIS KOEHNCKE

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

Innovative creator of new technology & services with a unique ability to synthesize various emerging trends and industry data into a cohesive strategic plan and execute up it.

  • CHRIS KOEHNCKE
  • San Francisco
  • [email protected]
  • +1.650.201.2413
  • http://chriskranky.com

Employment

  • Consultant2015 - current

    San Francisco

    Re-located to San Francisco and doing consulting projects as well as scouting new opportunities.

  • Director, Business Development2010 - 2014

    GENBAND (Hong Kong)

    This position was to accelerate revenues in this growing area for telecom equipment & services with a focus on solutions marketing and application selling to Tier 1 service providers throughout the APAC region. Initially based in Sydney, Australia and targeting Optus/Singtel, doubled year-over-year revenues through a development of focused offerings and ‘C’-level engagements. Consistently over achieved quarterly revenue goals. Subsequently asked to relocate to Hong Kong to expand effort into China and India with a focus on expanding relations with mobile operators.

  • Co-founder / Partner2008 - current

    TurboBridge (Washington, DC)

    Co-founded this provider of cloud API telephony services for conferencing and other voice applications (supporting HD Audio and WebRTC). Optimized marketing from online advertising to reduce CPC by 50% and increased conversion to 7% (3% considered norm). Service popular with high tech companies. Currently 2,000+ customers including Logmein, Sogeti, Greenpeace, Homeaway (now Google), Evernote, Ideascale, Boku Mobile Payments.

  • Director, Field Marketing2004 - 2008

    BroadSoft (US and UK)

    Working initially in the US and then based in London UK. Focus was establishing beachhead platform wins with Tier 1 & 2 operators by working with service provider personnel (‘C’ level marketing & engineering) to craft new VoIP service offerings around Unified Communications and SIP trunking. Positioned reported to VP of Sales.

  • Co-founder / VP PLM2006 - 2007

    SunRocket (Washington, DC)

    Co-founder and co-creator of this consumer VoIP service provider. Initial $8m ‘A’ round funding, subsequently firm raised $100m. Fast growth to 200k subscribers in 2 years and $50m in revenue. Extensive online & media marketing campaign management.

  • Other20 years experience

    Munich/Dallas/Los Angeles

    Business development experience with Siemens Germany (part of ROLM/IBM acquisitions team) and Nortel (established Nortel Germany joint venture) as well as ACT Networks (acquired by Clarent for $150m), NeuStar and SS8 Networks (see LinkedIn profile for complete details).

Education

  • Computer Science1983

    University of North Carolina @ Wilmington

Professional Skills

  • Creative Thinking

  • Online Marketing

  • Marketing

  • Analytics

  • Written/Verbal

  • Technology

  • Financial Models

  • Presentation Skills

  • Relationships

  • Cultural awareness

Contact info

  • San Francisco

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: +1.650.201.2413
  • Website: http://chriskranky.com

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