He received his Master of Science degree in Dairy Science and Food Technology at the Technical University in Munich.
Kai was raised in the Austrian Alps surrounded by dairy farms where he worked as a young boy. He credits his personal passion for fresh and wholesome foods to these early experiences.
Before Epic Equine, Kai spent 20 years at Danone, leading R&D, innovation and establishing new business models in Europe, Russia, Asia, Middle East and Africa before he transitioned to Chobani as the lead on the Global Research and Development team. He was responsible for all process and product development – dreaming up flavor and texture combinations that surprise and delight consumer palates.