Christoph Krachten is founder and president of Mediakraft Networks, one of Germany's most successful online TV production companies. After many years of working as a TV journalist and producer for WDR, RTL, and other channels, he was among the first professional media producers in Germany to realize the potential of online video. In 2009, he started the online show CLIXOOM, an infotainment format which has become a sweeping success in the German-speaking YouTube online TV community. In 2011, he founded Mediakraft Networks, one of Central Europe's leading online TV channels. He is also co-founder and general manager of momento media, a production company for edu- cational and image films as well as TV and online video.