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Tobias Kemper
Works at Viralheat
Attended University of San Francisco, London Metropolitan University, Stonyhurst College
Lives in San Francisco, CA, USA
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Now that it's known NSA and GCHQ stole encryption keys for millions of phones, Signal offers a secure way to call and text — one that's easier to understand than many alternatives.
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Great case for user experience: Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet http://qz.com/333313/milliions-of-facebook-users-have-no-idea-theyre-using-the-internet/ #UX
To many internet newcomers, they're one and the same.
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Many Facebook user don't even realize they're using AOL.
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Average internet connection speed in South Korea is 25.3 megabits/s, compared to 15 for Japan, 3.8 for China, and 4.5 globally - http://www.l2inc.com/research/japan-korea-luxury-2015
The 2015 Digital IQ Index®: Japan & Korea Luxury assesses the digital performance of 70 Luxury brands in Japan and 68 Luxury brands in Korea spanning two product categories: Fashion and...
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.@hopper is hands down the best travel app I have ever used to save money on flights! http://www.hopper.com HIGHLY RECOMMEND
Save up to 40% on your next flight. Hopper analyzes billions of prices daily to predict how prices will change, and tells you whether to buy or wait.
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Help this Tiger Oscar find a new home! http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/pet/4867347431.html
This beautiful and healthy tiger oscar and his cichlid friend are looking for a new happy home. They will play nice with other cichlids in a 50+ gallon tank. Let me know if you would like to be the...
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HBO Go App arrives on PS4. Nice http://t.co/qnFCtOtInA
We know you've been looking forward to this day. We are excited to announce that the HBO GO app for PS4 will be ready to download later today.
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The five-mile track will be built halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, and be open to paying customers.
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Largest curated collection of documentaries online: http://documentaryaddict.com/ #bookmark
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Apps accounted for 86% of time spent on smartphones in 2014, up from 80% in 2013.
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Worldwide Amazon Prime membership rose by 53% year over year in 2014, compared to 50% for the US - http://loyalty360.org/resources/article/amazon-prime-loyalty-program
Celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Amazon Prime, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's shared that program membership soared 53% in 2014.
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Work
Occupation
Head of Product Marketing at Deutsche Telekom HBS
Skills
product marketing, mobile marketing, growth, engagement, retention, customer acquisition, product strategy, mobile application distribution, public relations, product management, social media marketing
Employment
  • Viralheat
    Director of Marketing, 2014 - present
  • Deutsche Telekom HBS
    Head of Product Marketing, 2013 - 2014
  • Deutsche Telekom / ChooChee
    International Marketing Manager, 2011 - 2013
  • Nimbuzz Inc
    Country Manager Nimbuzz Inc. USA, 2009 - 2011
  • Nimbuzz BV
    Head of Marketing Communications, 2007 - 2009
  • Attack Marketing
    Special Operations Coordinator, 2007 - 2007
  • Avantgarde
    Marketing Strategy, 2005 - 2007
  • Tattoo Brand Consulting
    Assistant Project Manager, 2004 - 2005
  • Walden VC
    Network Administrator, 2002 - 2004
Places
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Currently
San Francisco, CA, USA
Previously
Munich, Germany - Berlin, Germany - Rotterdam, The Netherlands - London, UK - Clitheroe, UK - Oberammergau, Germany
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http://about.me/tobiaskemper
Introduction
Tobias Kemper is a passionate senior product marketing leader specializing in customer acquisition and engagement strategy for the consumer mobile industry. Self-motivated, results oriented, and entrepreneurial, driving user growth and customer retention globally.

• Mobile Product Marketing: Responsible for growth from zero to 50+ million users. Developed and executed global marketing plan for Nimbuzz mobile app. Ran performance marketing, online advertising, digital distribution campaigns. Managed product launches with mobile operators (T-Mobile/Aircell) and OEMs (HTC/Toshiba).

• Marketing Communications: Delivered over 600k Twitter followers. Built global blog network, and evangelist programs to grow user base organically. Defined messaging and ran successful product positioning strategy with coverage in NYT, CNN, Washington Post, Techcrunch, VentureBeat, TheNextWeb. 

• Product Development & Strategy: Invented and product managed the development of Bits App (world first conversation starter for smartphones) for Deutsche Telekom, to increase customer retention and drive user engagement for voice calls. Defined comprehensive go-to-market strategy for product launch on three Tier 1 carriers.

Extensive knowledge with first-hand experience working in the top mobile markets of the EU and USA. Fluent in English and German.

Mentor at Wearable World and Teens In Tech Incubator. Consultant for Jibe Mobile and pioneering predictive social analytics at ViralHeat.


Press Coverage:

New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/external/venturebeat/2010/08/06/06venturebeat-nimbuzz-sees-huge-jump-in-blackberry-users-f-27260.html

Techcrunch
http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/02/17/skype-integration-on-handsets-threat-or-opportunity-for-mobile-voip-startups/

The Next Web
http://thenextweb.com/tag/tobias-kemper

Scobelizer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw0_SXjZG4Y

Read Write Web
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/kids_say_the_darndest_things_teens_in_tech_20.php

Mobile Marketer
http://www.mobilemarketer.com/tag/Tobias+Kemper


Experience

Director of Marketing - Viralheat

February 2014 - Present


Head of Product Marketing - Deutsche Telekom HBS

February 2013 - February 2014



International Marketing Manager - Deutsche Telekom / ChooChee

June 2011 – January 2012 



Country Manager Nimbuzz Inc. USA

July 2009 – May 2011 

marketing, communications, and business development for Nimbuzz Inc. - http://www.nimbuzz.com


October 2007 – July 2009

global communications, events, PR, and social media at Nimbuzz B.V. - http://www.nimbuzz.com


May 2007 – October 2007 ( 6 months)

business development, communications, guerilla marketing, viral marketing, events management, promotions, brand consulting, strategy and execution at Attack! Marketing & Promotions - http://www.attackmarketing.net


June 2005 – April 2007 (1 year 11 months)

influencer marketing, community seeding, brand consulting, corporate ID design, customer experience creation, events, promotions at Avantgarde - http://www.avantgarde.com


August 2004 – February 2005 ( 7 months)

brand consulting, strategy and execution, design, market research at Tattoo Brand Consulting - http://www.tattoobranding.com

Bragging rights
Mobilist, product marketing manager, Tek_Crunch editor, hyperactivist, early adopter, optimist, and Bavarian-Deutsch European in amazing San Francisco. @FCBayern fan.
Education
  • University of San Francisco, London Metropolitan University, Stonyhurst College
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Gender
Male
Other names
tek, somatek