Chris Schaumann

Chris Schaumann

Webit Speaker, Global VP, Digital & Social Marketing and CRM at Nokia

Chris used to work as Global Advertising & Digital Lead for the Asia Pacific/Greater China Region in Microsoft’sWorldwide Corporate Marketing Group, before he joined Nokia in October 2009 first as regional Head of ConsumerEngagement for Southeast Asia and Pacific and today works as ‘VP, Digital Marketing & CRM, Nokia’ in London.

Leveraging his extensive experience in Germany, US and 11 years in Asia, he has worked with almost every MNCharnessing the power of digital media. Chris has more than 14 years of multimedia production and digital marketingconsulting experience, and has participated in more than 160 Internet-related projects. These include strategy/concept,online media strategy (planning, buying and optimization), complete web site architecture development process andmaintenance, proprietary applications development as well as mobile & entertainment solutions for the music industry.

In his current role, Chris leads all things Digital and intends to write the next chapter of Nokia's Digital success story, byleveraging his extensive experience of Digital Transformation work from his time in Microsoft and Nokia Southeast Asia& Pacific to further extent Nokia’s global digital practice.

He’s a passionate Blogger (, Internet Evangelist and has spoken at over 100conferences around the world and has conducted over 50 Digital Marketing Workshops, training over 1,500practitioners.