Holm Keller

Executive Chairman
KENUP Foundation

Holm Keller serves as Executive Chairman of KENUP Foundation, a global partnership in innovation, promoting research-based innovation for the public and societal benefit. Previously, for 10 years, Mr. Keller held the elective public office as Chancellor and Executive Vice President for University Development and Innovation at Leuphana University in Germany. 

Prior to his public service work, he worked as President Asia for Bertelsmann Inc. in Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney after holding top-management positions with the media-group in Gütersloh, London and New York. Before, Holm Keller served a consultant with McKinsey & Company Inc., where he co-led the development of the Firm’s global Accelerator Practice. Earlier in his career, he held operative functions with ARD, ZDF and arte television. 

Originally trained as a musical composer, Keller holds degrees from Vienna University and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.