In his role as Chief Operating Officer, André is responsible for leading the development of next generation platform products and video services, successfully deploying customers into production, ongoing managed services, and driving operational excellence across Quickplay. His primary focus is on R&D, Professional Services, Customer Success, Architecture/Solution Design, Engineering, Delivery, Service Operations, and IT.
Prior to joining Quickplay, Christensen served as SVP Business Operations at Yahoo globally, leading major efforts around product go-to-market, operations and partnerships. Preceding Yahoo, Christensen spent 12 years with McKinsey & Company as a partner where he launched and developed the Business Technology practice in Canada, led McKinsey’s global Strategic Sourcing practice focused on managed services and cross border operations, and worked extensively with leading media and telecom companies in Europe, Asia and North America.
He’s a director of the board of the publicly traded Opera Software as well as the broadband provider Broadnet. Christensen holds a masters degree focused on Computer Science/Business Administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany.