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Great Teams around the Globe

Curiosity, creativity, craziness, agility and openness are our values in creating great products and services in innovation management

We are growing fast. We need you in the team.


Dr. Michael Durst

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mike is the founder, visionary and chief executive officer of ITONICS. ITONICS benefits from his extensive experience in the areas of innovation and strategic management, R&D management, business modeling, IT strategy, enterprise architecture, and his comprehensive industry expertise. He is one of the leading experts on strategic innovation management and a frequent speaker at international conferences.

Thomas Beauvais

Chief Technology Officer

Thomas is the mastermind behind our software solutions. As the visionary and architect of our enterprise innovation software suite he is in charge of software development and technology strategy. His years of experience in the areas of Data Analytics, Semantic Knowledge Modeling, Information Architecture and Big Data ensures that our solutions are always one step faster, better and inspired!

Christian Mühlroth

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer Chris ensures that the store is running. He is responsible for particular project, program and resource management. Chris has extensive experience as a project and program manager in the Technology and Innovation Management and is an organizational genius!

Benedikt Sedlmaier

Chief Financial Officer

Bene cares with us about everything that has to do with planning and figures. Financial planning, cash management, investor relations and funding programs covered. In addition, he is responsible for HR and Legal. He has over ten years experience in Treasury, Cash Management and Legal.

Nic Götz

Director of Sales

Nic is our man for sales with 12 years of experience in enterprise software selling. His collaborative and consultative approach aim at always finding the right solution for the customer. With his passion for innovation and software he transforms customer needs into product requirements. That makes our development team sweat - but our clients love it!

Sijan Shrestha

General Manager ITONICS Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Sijan manages our 100% subsidiary ITONICS Nepal Pvt. Ltd. in Kathmandu. Numerous software developers, software architects, testers and designers develop cutting-edge software in our own Nepali offshore center. In addition to recruiting, human resources development, finance and administration Sijan is also responsible for public relations management in Nepal.

Dr. Carolin Durst

Scientific Director

Caro is our interface between theory and practice. She accompanies strategic decisions and product development from a scientific angle and presents the findings at conferences or other scientific outlets. Thanks to her, we can analyze the latest trends in innovation management in a quick and accurate manner!

Steffi Hahn

Creative Director

Steffi is ITONICS’ creative mind. She is responsible for the design, UX and UI of the ITONICS Innovation-Suite. Steffi is in charge of the design team and ensures that our software solutions are always damn good looking and easy to use!

Michael Hagl

Head of IT & Infrastructure

Michi is planning the infrastructure portfolio and develops standards for processes and technologies, taking into account the overall IT strategy of ITONICS. His international infrastructure team coordinates and carries out all activities for the system integration of our products. Michi is in charge of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, virtualization, packaging, co-location, VPN, VLAN, IP Phone, virtual environments, continuous deployment, APIs, collaboration tools and much more!

Felix Melchner

Project Leader

Felix is project manager in our Nuremberg office and mainly in charge of our national software projects as well as all app-related projects. He holds a master’s degree in international information systems and is therefore the ideal interface between client and project team. Due to his calm mind he keeps relaxed even under high pressure and takes care of a smooth project progression.

Daniel Klaperski

Project Leader

Daniel has a master’s degree in future studies with a background in business informatics. He works at the intersection between customer and developer at ITONICS. His mission is the integration of trend analysis, technology assessment and scenario management by means of data mining. He runs our international projects at our office in Berlin.

Oliver Zenger

Project Leader

Oliver is our all-rounder! With his background in media technology and his experience in the management of large music festivals and film productions, he's our man for operational planning and controlling of our international projects and partnerships. He uses his broad management experience to deliver complex projects to our client’s complete satisfaction.

Lukas Tajak

Project Leader

Lukas is our man for project management and takes care that the ITONICS software exactly matches your expectations and needs. He combines his experiences in the field of software development and his studies in electrical and information technology (B.Eng.) as well as international information systems (M.Sc.) to deliver outstanding software solutions. Addicted to data science and informatics, Lukas participates in hackathons or goes surfing when the sun is shining.


Join our team

You are also curious, creative, crazy, agile, open and keen on creating great products and services in innovation management? Check out our vacant jobs and apply today! We're looking forward to meeting you soon.

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