Bernhard Kerres was CEO and Artistic Director of the Wiener Konzerthaus for six years. The Wiener Konzerthaus is owned by a private association and houses around 800 concerts and events every year. Previously, he was CEO of M-Tech, CFO of a telecoms company and a management consultant with Booz & Company in Vienna and Munich. He was on the board of jNetX Inc. in Dallas and a founding board director of the Mobile Entertainment Forum. Before entering the business world, Bernhard was an opera singer and sang as a soloist among others with Agnes Baltsa and Jose Carreras.