As Managing Director Production and Finance, Jan S. Kaiser is responsible for commercial and operational processes at Bavaria Fiction. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director of Bavaria Fiction in 2007, when the company was founded, Jan S. Kaiser had been an authorised signatory and Head of Production for Bavaria Film since 2002 and was also Managing Director of Bavaria Pictures from 2004 to 2016.
While studying, Jan S. Kaiser worked in the production of advertising, television and feature films. In 1992 he joined ndF (neue deutsche Filmgesellschaft) as an economist graduate, and from 1994 onwards he oversaw the creation of numerous TV series, TV movies and feature films in his capacity as Supervising Producer. In 1994 he was also appointed Managing Director of Crime TV GmbH. In 1999 he became Head of Production at ndF.
Jan S. Kaiser studied economics at the universities of Mannheim and Stuttgart-Hohenheim with special focus on marketing, organization, sociology and HR.