Founder & CEO
Oliver founded YieldKit in 2011, starting on a successful path within the performance marketing and native monetization markets. Since then, he has been perfecting his vision for monetization as a service and leading the team to develop top quality product concepts to match it. Today YieldKit is one of the leading Performance Marketing Aggregators in the German-speaking area. Prior to this Oliver was already active in the startup scene in Hamburg. Having founded GATE 53|10 Technologies in 2009 he developed Fytch. The original concept of Fytch was for every user to be able to publish opinions and access them unfiltered. The following year Oliver developed Loved.by to monetize product recommendations on social networks.
Head of Advertiser Development
Susana Laurentino is Head of Advertiser Development at YieldKit. She manages the relationships with all the networks and advertisers with whom YieldKit works in close partnership. With more than 10 years working experience in online marketing, she has a comprehensive background in online media planning and performance marketing. Having studied business communication, communication and media studies – digital marketing, Susana is a passionate online marketing specialist. She has broad international experience from working in Brazil, Portugal and now Germany. Originally from Portugal she enriches the YieldKit team not only with professional know-how but also with a great sense of humor and a can-do attitude since 2014.
Head of Publisher Development
As Publisher Development Manager, Abel sustains and strengthens the bonds we have with publishers worldwide, providing them with the best support and service possible. His studies in Sociology and Marketing together with his multicultural background make him a versatile and responsible professional. His passion for technology and the internet has thrived in the last years living in Germany, as has his experience in online marketing.
Senior Sales Manager
Born and raised in Hamburg, René Wienke is an experienced sales professional with several successes in his endeavours over the last 15 years. He assisted multiple businesses in direct marketing and sales and supported in the opening of business locations in Germany. Since June 2017 he is supporting YieldKit GmbH in contacting new publishers and the expansion of its partners.
Senior Business Development Manager
As an experienced, online marketing professional with particular knowledge of the online advertising industry, Kamila joined the YieldKit team in February 2016, and now she concentrates mainly on advertisers, affiliate-networks and publisher optimization. During the past 13 years, Kamila was working for various online media companies in London or Hamburg where she successfully managed SEO, PPC, SEM or CPC/CPM campaigns for international clients. Self-motivated, with a can-do attitude and a passion for the web, Kamila enjoys working with the international team at YieldKit.
Senior Software Developer
With over 15 years of experience in software development for several companies and industries, Max has joined YieldKit in 2016. He has worked the last 10 years as a Java developer for the aircraft Industry developing PLM software and optimizing construction processes with custom solutions. His strong communication, engineering and analytical skills now support us in our endeavor to push the YieldKit software solutions to the next level.
Assistant to CEO
Having studied journalism in her home town of Bremen, Jennifer went on to work primarily in IT and logistics businesses as well as in management consulting. Now she brings more than 10 years of experience in organisation, administration, corporate publishing, public relations, sales and marketing to assist our CEO Oliver Krohne with a wide variety of tasks.
Account Manager Advertiser
Born and raised in Russia, Margarita earned her degree in finance and banking in her home town. She continued her studies in Hamburg and earned her masters in business with a focus on marketing and media as well as management. After she had gathered some initial work experience at multiple companies, she began working at YieldKit as junior account manager in January 2017.
Business Development Manager
Originally from Brazil, Mariane is YieldKit’s business development manager. She supports the team in sourcing new publishers. In addition to more than 9 years working experience in lead generation, couponing and digital marketing, she also has a major in fashion business. Focused, optimistic and always open to learn, Mariane endeavours to consistently develop and grow YieldKit to be an established international company.
Senior Finance Manager
As senior finance manager, Robert is responsible for everything concerning accounting and financing. Following his studies of social economics and an additional training as a specialized accountant he gained extensive expertise from working with tax consulting, logistics and financial service companies.
Advertiser Development Support
After the Bachelor degree in industrial business administration with Marketing as the main subject, Childerine joined YieldKit as a working student in October of 2015. Willing to go further with her studies, she continues with a master in the same field and supports the team in the advertisers management. Working at YieldKit is for her a huge step in the professional world, as she gains the essential and first hand experience that is required.
Viktoriia was born in the sunny Ukrainian city Odessa. In 2011 she moved to Kyiv to study Applied Mathematics at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. During her bachelor Viktoriia was a head of the University Debate Club and she took part in many volunteer projects. Mathematics is not only her profession but also her passion. Since October of 2015, she is a student at the Hamburg University and is part of the «Industrial Mathematics» masters program. In April 2016 Viktoriia became a part of YieldKit team.
Paul was born in Germany and moved to the US when he was seven. In this time he earned his high school diploma and became proficient in the use of computers from everyday applications to the Linux operating system as well as some small-scale programming and scripting. He decided to move back to Germany in 2015 in order to study and gain some practical work experience. This brought him to YieldKit, where he now assists in a large variety of technical tasks.
Born in Potsdam, John spent approximately half of his life living in the United States. In the US he completed his high school diploma, was involved in the FRC robotics team, and learned Java programming. John returned to Germany with his family to continue his education and came to YieldKit to gather a multitude of valuable workplace experiences. He is aiding with a diversity of tasks, most of which are Java related.
Fernando was born in Indonesia, a country with a marvelous amount of islands. Wanting to live independently, he decided to move to Germany in October of 2015. He attended studienkolleg in Hamburg for one year and is now allowed to study in Germany. During his time at studienkolleg, he learned Java. He is now studying physics at the Hamburg University and gaining some work experience in the field of computer science by joining the YieldKit team.
Sanchit was born in India, the second-most populous and multilingual country in the world. He moved to Germany in November 2014 to do his Bachelor’s. He is studying Information Engineering at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. During this time he gained a lot of experience in the field of Information Technology. He is quite familiar with some programming languages especially Java & MySQL. This lead him to YieldKit, where he is currently working with the CUBA platform.
Born in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, Anastasiya studied bio-technologies at the Belarusian State University after graduating high school with gold medal honours. She moved to Germany in order to study programming at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Now she supports the development team at YieldKit.