About Nero


Executive Management


Ingo Sesemann– Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Sesemann– Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Ingo Sesemann Chairman of the management board of Nero AG, joined Nero in July 2012. Before he was appointed CEO in September 2015, he was responsible for Finance, Human Resources, Customer Support, IT and Facilities, as CFO of the group.

Prior to joining Nero, Sesemann served for 14 years as Commercial Director at COR&FJA AG (now: msg life AG), one of Europes leading software and consulting companies for the insurance- and banking sector. During his tenure in this publicly traded company, he was in charge of Finance, Human Resources, Investor Relations and M&A. Before this time, he was head of Finance at a Value Added Reseller for IT-hardware for two years, after being branch-controller of a system vendor in the data-network-technology business for four years.

Sesemann holds a degree in Business Administration and is investment analyst with DVFA/CEFA certification.


Senior Management

Chris Chen – General Manager, China

Chris Chen – General Manager, China

Chris Chen, General Manager for China, leads the China Development Center.

Prior to joining Nero in 2007, Chen was Director of Video Products at ArcSoft and has more than 10 years of coding experience in embedded system, main frame bank system and Microsoft Windows applications. He also has five years of management experience within the multimedia software industry, specifically focusing on video editing products, TV-related technologies, codecs and BD and HD DVD related technologies.

Chen holds a Masters degree in Laser Physics with the China Institute of Metrology.


Daniel Benz – Managing Director Nero EMEA Sales GmbH, Vice President, Sales, EMEA

Daniel Benz – Managing Director Nero EMEA Sales GmbH, Vice President, Sales, EMEA

Daniel Benz, Managing Director Nero EMEA Sales GmbH, Vice President of Sales for Nero in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), oversees all Retail, Volume Licensing, and Online Sales divisions within the region.

During his nearly 10-year tenure with Nero, Benz held a variety of sales positions within the company, in which he successfully developed a number of new markets and channels. Key accounts and programs under his supervision delivered a consistent and reliable revenue stream.

Benz’s previous responsibilities included the management and expansion of Nero´s Retail and Volume Licensing channel and marketing activities in EMEA and the Asia Pacific Region outside of Japan.

Benz holds a Master´s degree in International Business Studies and Culture from the University of Passau in Germany.


Jay Cheng – Vice President of Asia Pacific

Jay Cheng – Vice President of Asia Pacific

Jay Cheng, Vice President of Asia Pacific, oversees all sales activities for the OEM, Volume License and Retail channels in the region.

Cheng joined Nero in 2005 and has held various sales and product development positions since then. Previously as the Director of Nero MobileSync OEM, Cheng led the development and product management team that created tailored software solutions for some of the world’s largest mobile, PC and CE device manufacturers. In various sales roles, Cheng has built deep relationships with OEM and retail partners in the Americas region.