Christoph Klimmer

Christoph Klimmer

Senior VP of Global Sales and Marketing, SeaChange International

Christoph Klimmer is a seasoned sales leader and marketing professional with more than 15 years’ experience in the streaming video, broadcast and telecom markets. Throughout his career, he has used his industry knowledge and leadership skills to advance teams to achieve successful business outcomes at multiple companies.

In February 2019, Klimmer joined SeaChange International as VP of EMEA sales. In February 2021, he was promoted to his current position as senior VP, global sales and marketing, taking on the responsibilities of spearheading sales, strategy and product positioning for the company’s video delivery software solutions for linear, video on demand (VOD) and time-shifted TV (TSTV). He considers building the current team at SeaChange and managing the company’s product reorganization as the biggest achievements of his career.

Previously, Klimmer held director of global sales and technical sales director, APAC, posts at Xstream, a provider of over-the-top (OTT) TV and video on demand (VOD) services based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He initially helped to build the company’s APAC and international operations in Singapore before taking over global sales responsibilities. He was also instrumental in preparations for Xstream’s acquisition by SeaChange in 2019.

Earlier positions included working as a freelance consultant in Singapore for companies like SingTel, one of the country’s four major telecommunications companies, as well as with Teravolt, a creative digital agency that developed products for Deutsche Telekom.

Klimmer earned a PhD in media studies from the University of Hamburg

In his spare time, he enjoys running, cycling and reading.. Klimmer resides in Hamburg, Germany, with his wife Anna and children, Lene, 6, and Josef, 3.