VP EngineeringJörg has been responsible for software development at knowis AG since 2014.
VP Sales & Marketing
Ileana Honigblum has been part of the knowis team since May 2019. She is responsible for sales & marketing.
She started her career at IBM Argentina while completing a master's degree in business administration and marketing. Ileana continued her professional development in various leadership positions at IBM Germany and Europe. During her more than twenty years of experience in the corporate IT market and software industry, she specialized primarily in integration platforms and business process management.
Being in charge of sales and marketing at knowis, Ileana contributes her profound experience in driving companies to success across cultures and markets.
VP Product Management
Christian has been responsible for product management at knowis AG since May 2018.
He completed an apprenticeship as a banker, followed by a degree in business economics with a focus on organization/process management and financial and risk management. After completing his education, he was responsible for internal process management and optimization at various banks for several years.Christian has been working for knowis AG since 2006 and was initially employed as a business analyst in various projects. He was already head of product management between 2008 and 2010. Subsequently, Christian was responsible for the build-up of the project business and the knowis University and established these areas in the market. As lead solution architect, he successfully completed numerous digitalization projects on the isfinancial platform at various commercial and federal state banks.
Head of Engineering
Dirk has been responsible for the software development of the isfinancial platform at knowis AG since 2018.
After completing his engineering studies, he deepened his knowledge in software development and focused mainly on Java EE applications on various application servers.Since the end of 2011 Dirk has been working for knowis AG, specializing in backend development, infrastructure management and DevOps toolchain.
Head of Strategy & Organization
Robert has been responsible for the strategy & organization department of knowis AG since April 2019.
Robert completed an apprenticeship as a bank clerk, followed by a degree in business economics with a focus on corporate loan business and media sales. During his more than twenty years of experience at a savings bank, he worked in various areas, most recently as head of sales management. In addition to the enhancement and planning of sales strategies, product support and sales training were among his professional focal points.
Robert’s main areas of responsibility at knowis are process and change management, as well as IT security and strategy.
Head of Professional Services
Michael has been part of the management team of knowis AG since 2018 and leads the professional service unit. His main tasks include translating banking requirements into software solutions. With his team, he ensures the successful implementation of various customer projects.
Michael completed an education as a banker and then various courses of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts in business administration and a Master of Science in accounting & finance. For several years he was responsible for process control and optimization of service and credit processes in a major international bank.Michael joined knowis in 2016 and has supported many successful customer projects as a solution architect.
Head of Engineering
Designer & Hub
Michaela is responsible for the further development of the platform components Designer & Hub.
She discovered her passion for software development during her training as an IT specialist for application development. Subsequently, she gained various practical experiences in software engineering.
Head of PreSales
Torsten has been responsible for the presales unit of knowis AG since January 2020.
After training as a banker, he completed his studies in economics with a diploma. At the beginning of his professional career, Torsten worked for several years in transaction consulting in the financial services sector at two of the 'big four' management consultancies. He then led various units in the banking sector, focusing on corporate customer business and project financing.
Since joining knowis AG in 2019, Torsten has been contributing his banking expertise in customer situations.
Head of Corporate Services
Kathrin has been responsible for corporate services at knowis AG since 2018.
She finished her education as an IT and bank clerk and worked for several years in different functions in the areas of sales management and marketing of a bank. Afterwards, Kathrin completed a degree in business administration.
After joining knowis in 2011, she worked as a consultant to the board. She supported the board in conceptual and operational tasks and was responsible for setting up the management board team. In parallel to her career, she studied economics and graduated with a Master of Science.