Kurt Kratchman is the Global COO of Grapeshot. He leads global operations across offices in New York, Cambridge, London, and Singapore. Grapeshot applies advanced keyword technology to the programmatic advertising market.
Kurt 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), Kurt 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.
He studied Philosophy and Jewish Studies at Tulane University and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and new media at The Vancouver Film School.