Hans Strack-Zimmermann co-founded and was CTO of IXOS Software AG, a leading provider of solutions for the management of eBusiness documents. Under his leadership IXOS grew from a start-up to a company with offices in 17 countries and over 900 employees. In October 1998 IXOS was the first German software company whose stock was listed on both the Neuer Markt and the NASDAQ stock exchanges. In addition, he serves on the board of update software AG and as managing director of Inventment GmbH.
Bernhard Woebker is a seasoned Software and IT Executive with significant international experience at both large companies as well as start-ups, where he has been active as a business angel and early stage investor since 1986. Bernhard began his career as a software engineer with Nixdorf Computer AG, where he held various positions, among them President and CEO of Nixdorf, U.S.A., in charge of building up the company's U.S. operations from scratch. He also held senior positions at Pyramid, NeXT and Versant, and served as an advisor to Warburg Pincus. Bernhard Wöbker is member of the board at several technology companies in Germany and the USA. The former CEO of Brainloop is now a member of the Brainloop Board. Prior to joining Brainloop, Bernhard was CEO, president and chairman of Versant Corporation, a listed enterprise software company, headquartered in Redwood, California (USA).
Dr. Herbert May
Dr. May held various positions at the Alcatel group in Germany and France. He served as head of the group's Business Systems division before being named CEO of DeTeSystems in 1994. He actively contributed to the growth of this wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Telecom (now known as T-Systems) to serve 200 of Germany's biggest companies. In 1995, Dr. May was appointed to the board of Management of Deutsche Telecom AG responsible for network and multimedia solutions and business customers. Today he runs his own consulting and investment firm and holds boardseats in companies specialized in telecommunications and multimedia or is advising them. Main activities are in Germany, France and US.
Since 2015, Elmar Meid has been CEO of BayernLB Capital Partner GmbH, an investment firm focused on German SMBs. Elmar Meid previously worked at BayernLB for over 20 years and was principally involved in restructuring activities for large enterprise customers and in the management of shareholdings. Elmar Meid is a member of several supervisory boards and advisory committees at companies in the telecommunication, machine building and automotive industries. Elmar Meid holds a degree in business administration from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.