SVP & Regional Head, EMEA
Damien Montessuit is an experienced leader in IT, Telecom & Media. He has been driving the regional Sales and Business Development of Ericsson Media in EMEA and US for strategic and global accounts before joining the Ericsson Executive Team and then MediaKind. Throughout his career, he oversaw Product Development, Support and Operations before becoming Head of PreSales, Head of Technology and Innovation and Head of Sales at EMEA and Global level. He is now Regional Senior Vice President and member of the Management Team.
Damien joined MediaKind, originally Ericsson Media Solutions, following its acquisition of Microsoft Mediaroom in 2013. He spent 15 years at Microsoft, half of it on the B2B side engaging with large corporations and Telcos on IT & communication infrastructure, hosted platforms, and internet-based consumer services, and the other half on the B2B2C side as part of the Entertainment & XBOX teams to expand sales of TV platforms and multiscreen video services.
He is responsible for managing the EMEA region, as well as for growing short and long-term media business while supporting customer’s entertainment business transformation to Next-Gen Cloud Services, Applications and Mobile First offerings, and entering into new customers segments.
He has proven track record in managing multi-cultural cross-functional teams, complex projects and partnerships as well as driving revenue growth through effective field organisation enablement. He has successfully driven the Sales and the expansion of innovative Video Services within Operators and Broadcasters across regions and is driving our long-term efforts to transform our company from Products to Cloud-based Services.
He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and has completed Executive Courses at Kellogg School and HEC.