Ulrich Gerhardt, Chief Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer, has many years of experience in all commercial areas, in particular the commercial project management of large-scale plants. For many years, he was active on international terrain for SMS, ABB, Alstom and Siemens. His knowledge includes international contract law as well as financing, purchasing, tax issues, the involvement of consortium partners and claim management. At Spotfolio, he is responsible for all cross-sectional and financial issues.
Prof. Dr. Martin Przewloka
As global division and program manager, Professor Przewloka headed the Innovation Center at SAP AG locations in Canada, Germany and South Africa. His 20 years with SAP led him through various management positions. Prior to his involvement in SAP innovation development and research, he headed the “Showroom & Trial Solutions” division with worldwide responsibility for all SAP demonstration and presentation solutions. In addition, Mr. Przewloka led the SAP program “Marketing – Innovations” worldwide.
Prior to that, his leadership experience included building and globally managing several SAP industry solutions as well as having overall responsibility for the product management of SAP’s core product, SAP ERP. Prior to joining SAP AG, Mr. Przewloka led and patented several high-technology projects and was one of the world’s leading developers and innovators of specific ultra-high-speed analyses in process engineering with a focus on the recycling of recyclable materials.
Prof. Przewloka worked at the SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Baden. He received his university degrees in physics, economics and medical physics from the Universities of Giessen, CERN Geneva/Switzerland and Kaiserslautern. Honorary professorships and teaching activities for mathematics and business informatics at the Technical University Mittelhessen, StudiumPlus, at the “Provadis School for International Management and Technology” in Frankfurt/Main and further – also international universities – round off his profile beside numerous publications, keynote lectures as well as expert and advisory board activities.
Stefan Funk spent 10 years in various engineering and team management positions at Mindjet Corporation (now Corel) in San Francisco. As Director of Collaboration Products he was responsible for the technical product management of the Mindmanager SaaS platform with integration into Mindmanager web and desktop clients. Further start-up experience in Germany and USA, among others as lead engineer at Coaching Sanctuary, an online coaching application, followed.
With his know-how around the development of an international software company “from scratch” he is a pillar for the development team.
Astrid Mestrovic-Wattenberg, Head of Marketing & PR, worked for many years as Head of Marketing at Euroforum Deutschland GmbH and brings in her marketing and PR expertise from the marketing of major Handelsblatt, Wirtschaftswoche and EUROFORUM events as well as various other products. Online, Astrid Mestrovic-Wattenberg is primarily active in the social media XING, Twitter and LinkedIn, offline at lounges, events and conventions. In newsletter marketing, she is particularly interested in venture capital and startups.
Rolf Peter Behm
Rolf Behm has many years of experience in sales and marketing and has worked in various design-oriented industries in the B2B and B2C sector. Since the beginning of 2015, Rolf Behm has been contributing his international experience in a wide variety of corporate structures as a competent contact for all Spotfolio issues.
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