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C-Level Management, Data Management & Analytics, New Business Ventures

Kurt Kratchman

Kurt Kratchman is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at virti. He also holds the position of Founding Partner at Makude Investment Partners LLP. His past position was GVP, Product Development at Oracle Data Cloud at Oracle.
He is the former COO of Grapeshot and led global operations across offices in New York, Cambridge, London, and Singapore. Grapeshot applies advanced keyword technology to the programmatic advertising market.
Kratchman began his career in traffic engineering in New York City. From there, he applied his data management skills to data visualization, rich media creation, content management, digital distribution and software development. After two successful exits to WPP (Blast Radius and Schematic), he worked as a consultant helping companies commercialize technology transfer opportunities, economic development, and most recently in private equity with a focus on technology company turnarounds.
Kratchman studied Philosophy and Jewish Studies at Tulane University and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and new media at The Vancouver Film School.

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