About Brainloop

Collaborate
securely and
with peace
of mind

If you're facing the challenge of keeping confidential files safe, meeting corporate confidentiality policies and simultaneously collaborating with people outside your corporate network, Brainloop is here to help you.

With Brainloop you'll master these challenges

When we founded the company in 2000, we saw businesses making major gains in productivity and competitiveness by using the Internet to collaborate with external partners. But the same tools that made collaboration so effective also wreaked havoc on the security and control over information distribution that companies relied on.
Our solutions

Worldwide, 
secure, 
online.

Thousands of users on six continents rely on Brainloop's London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and Zug offices and a network of international partners for exceptional service and support. Contact us to find out how Brainloop helps companies like BMW, ThyssenKrupp and Deloitte, and how we can help you!

Supervisory Board

Michael Stanton
Michael Stanton
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Michael serves as the CFO of Diligent Corporation. Michael Stanton joins Diligent with nearly 20 years of experience spanning business optimization, corporate finance, treasury and corporate development, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at SaaS-based education technology provider Blackboard Inc. With more than a decade at Blackboard, Stanton helped lead the company’s successful IPO efforts, which catapulted Blackboard to the top of the education technology market. He also helped grow the company to more than $650 million in revenue, and during his tenure he led more than $4 billion in equity and debt financings and 32 M&A transactions. Prior to Blackboard, Stanton held leadership positions at the international financial and corporate communications consultancy, Dewe Rogerson, and CCA Companies Inc., where he was responsible for forecasting, budgeting and analysis of the company’s lodging and gaming business. He holds a BA in history from College of the Holy Cross.
Jack Van Arsdale
Jack Van Arsdale

Jack Van Arsdale is the Vice President of Legal for Diligent Corporation. Jack has been with Diligent since 2011 and has helped us manage our rapid growth and international expansion. He also assisted with our acquisition of Thomson Reuters’ BoardLink business and our sale to Insight Venture Partners.

Prior to joining Diligent, Jack was in private practice, with the majority of his time spent advising an international investor relations firm. Jack received his J.D. with a concentration in Corporate Law from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his A.B. from Cornell University with a double major in English and Economics.

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Brian Alexander

Brian is the Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development at Diligent Corporation. Before joining Diligent, Brian spent 15 years in financial leadership positions at BoardEffect and Blackboard, helping to grow and scale both organizations from early stage companies to high-performing global SaaS companies.

Prior to that, Brian spent over 10 years working in various Finance and Accounting roles in the telecommunications industry working for MCI which was acquired by Verizon. During his career, Brian has played a significant role in more than 25 successful mergers and acquisitions in the SaaS industry. Brian graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Virginia.

Management-Team

Thomas Deutschmann
Thomas
Deutschmann
Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Deutschmann holds a degree in computer sciences and looks back at more than 20 years of experience in the IT and software industry. 

Deutschmann held management positions in Sales, Business Development and Services at Compaq, Netscape and Sequent Computer Systems. He also founded his own company, Mybau. Deutschmann, who had been a member of Brainloop’s supervisory board from 2001 until 2015, was previously CEO of Update Software AG, a publicly-listed CRM provider. 

As CEO of Brainloop, Thomas Deutschmann is responsible for defining and implementing the company’s business strategy. He will also be tasked with ensuring that the firm achieves its operational goals.

Dr. Eike Schmidt
Dr. Eike
Schmidt
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Eike Schmidt holds a doctorate in computer science and has many years’ experience in the management of midsized software companies.

Prior to joining Brainloop in 2017, he was CTO of MACH AG, a software and consulting company specialising in ERP and ECM. Schmidt previously also worked for BOND GmbH & Co KG (now OCLC), ChipVision Design Systems AG and Kuratorium OFFIS e.V.

As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Eike Schmidt heads up product management and software development. He also manages service, which includes the support and operations areas.