Kristian Kerkhoff

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Demodern

Kristian Kerhoff (48) is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Demodern, a digital agency for creative technologies and one of Europe’s leading innovation agencies. Starting out as a career changer, Kristian has already been working in the German digital agency industry for more than 20 years. During his time as a designer, art and creative director for various renowned national and international agencies, he built, among other things, the first e-commerce portal for Lufthansa and helped shape the new economy as art director at Kabel New Media, later BBDO Interone. After going to Bangkok to support the agency U5OK, main client BMW, with his digital expertise, he returned to Germany and initially worked for „Neue Digitale“ on the international budget of Philipp Morris, before founding Demodern in 2008 together with his partner Alexander El-Meligi, for which around 90 digital experts work at the Cologne and Hamburg offices for clients such as Nike, IKEA, SAP, SNIPES, Roland Berger and BMW. Demodern has been one of the most awarded agencies for years and consistently stands for technology, innovation and high-quality digital creation „made in Germany“.