General Manager / Patreon Europe (DE)
Originally a banker at the corporate lending department, Ronny Krieger soon followed his passion for music as an artist, dj and producer, later PR agent for press and radio, label- and artist management (Modeselektor, Moderat, Monkeytown Records, kanzleramt, 50 Weapons...). He worked in distribution (EFA Medien), at a record store and led a download shop (VP & CPO of Beatport). He has been CEO at MOD Devices, a new music hardware and software German company.
Occasionally teaching Digital Media, Social Media Marketing, International Music Business; Krieger is a member of the vut board (the German independent music association), and he has recently joined the expert committee for “Digitalisation and AI” at the German Cultural Council.
Since 2010 he has been working as a freelance consultant and advisor for companies like FatDrop, DJBroadcast, Shutterstock, Digitally Imported, Skoove, LANDR, Native Instruments, Patreon and others.
He is currently acting as GM Patreon Europe, establishing the new central European presence of the company in Berlin.