Two decades ago, knowis began in the heart of fintech, scripting success stories alongside world’s leading banks. Yet, as software started to thread its way through every industry, we saw a bigger canvas waiting to be painted.
Many observed the tech revolution from the sidelines. But where others saw gaps, we at knowis AG envisioned bridges. Every line of code, every solution delivered, was a step towards bridging the knowledge gap from tech spectators to innovators.
Our strategy matured. From proprietary solutions, we evolved, championing open standards. We shifted the narrative from an isolated developer mindset to collective brilliance, ensuring our products and services complemented every role within the software development life-cycle. Our product acts as a foundational kick starter for long term strategic initiatives across diverse enterprises.
This journey sculpted our purpose: It’s not just about being the best, but inspiring and empowering others to become their best. We aim to bridge the gap, helping every individual and enterprise shift from mere observers to technology pioneers.
VP Product Management
"It becomes apparent repeatedly how crucial it is to understand the current and future requirements and also challenges of our customers and to have capabilities that are consistently aligned with these needs. In particular, in order to continue to receive feedback on projects that were initially thought to be impossible to implement have been successful - thanks to the use of isfinancial."
Christian has more than ten years of experience in the process automation sector in banks and was involved in digitization projects as a solution architect for over five years - he now leverages this experience in the product management of knowis AG.
By identifying required (technology) tools and business building blocks for our product portfolio, he and his team ensure that our customers will continue to master their digital transformation rapidly and securely in the future.
Chief Executive Officer
Gerald is co-founder of knowis and managing director since 2004. He was appointed CEO in 2011 and currently leads the company's business development and engineering units.
Gerald began his professional career in banking and worked in a variety of responsibilities in the areas of corporate credit management, risk management, and credit process organization. He also brings more than a decade of experience in the software industry, especially in the fields of software development, software architecture, business process management, decision automation, knowledge engineering, and expert systems.
In addition to his years working in the finance industry, Gerald studied computer sciences, and later received his doctorate in information sciences.
Chief Revenue Officer
"Technology is the key driver to strengthen the revenue and expense base. Our role as a vendor is to provide technology and to enable the experts on their journey of digital transformation and reinvention of their business model."
Torsten worked as a Consultant and Executive in Financial Services. He and his team excite people about our development acceleration platform and expand the customer base.
Chief Financial Officer
"Our customers' requirements have grown rapidly in the past few years. Technological advance now enables us to create truly inspiring applications with minimal effort for both in-enterprise users and the enterprise's clients."
With more than 20 years of professional experience, Stefan has passed through all stages of the lending business in financial institutions. With his team, he supports our customers in transferring business issues into smart IT solutions.
"As our platform continues to evolve, it's especially important to us that it comes with everything you need to build business applications; including best practices and a whole suite of integrated tools, which dramatically reduces set-up time and coordination efforts between IT and business."
Jörg has over 20 years of professional experience in IT and has been passionate about software and digitization since the early days of the web.
He has been involved in various roles in development at knowis for over 10 years and knows the challenges of using state-of-the-art technologies when implementing innovative business solutions.
Chief Technology Officer
„Our mission is to combine business expertise and state-of-the-art technologies on a single platform and to equip our customers for tomorrow. Leveraging innovative (cloud-based) technologies provides the basis for transformation of business models, products, and services.”
Johannes is responsible for establishing the technological vision at knowis and leads the technological innovation and development.
He is interested in modern architectures and pioneering technologies in the software environment – especially with regard to their use in complex, distributed (cloud) systems.
"I am always looking for new challenges - at knowis I never get bored as I am always working with the latest technologies".
Michael Decker, Software Architect
"I enjoy working with our technologies as it simplifies the collaboration of business and IT".
Markus Nadolski, Business Analyst