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excentos Management

We are a group of visionaries, innovators and creatives on a mission to revolutionize the online shopping industry.

Christian Lemke, CEO and Head of product

Since 2022 Christian is one of two CEOs of the excentos Software GmbH. With over 10 years experience creating AI-based software solutions, Christian is the brain behind the integration of recommender logic which powers our Guided Selling services. Also, a teaching and research assistant at Potsdam University, he continously seeks to improve and develop our technology's intelligence.

In his spare time, Christian is a keen pianist and literature enthusiast.

Sören Zach, CEO and Head of development

Since 2022 Sören is next to Christian one of two CEOs. As a graduate of the Siemens Technical Academy and over 15 years experience in the field of software development, Sören is responsible for the software architechture of our entire stack.

He is also responsible for the supervision of all software development, feature developments, API methods and data center operations which take place at excentos.

Outside of excentos, Sören runs his own martial arts school.

Michael Smolka, Head of Project Implementation

Michael leads our team of project managers and guarantees our customer's success. Our clients are his no. 1 priority and he works hard to ensure that projects meet the high-standards they deserve.

In his spare time, Michael loves travelling, hiking, and is a passionate photographer.

Advisory board

Ole Tangermann

After co-founding excentos and developing the SaaS platform to an international Guided Selling champion, Ole handed over the management to Christian and Sören and now supports excentos future journey as president of the advisory board. He is an internationally renowned Ecommerce expert with vast experience in the fields of SaaS, AI, online marketing and digital sales, UEX and building sustainable growth organizations. His industry expertise ranges from B2C commerce to complex B2B buying decision processes and he helped our customers shaping successful online experiences in hundreds of different projects and product categories.

Stefan Friese

Stefan Friese is an internationally experienced investor with focus on fast-growing tech companies. He holds a degree in industrial engineering and is member of several advisory boards in IT and Ecommerce companies. After working as management consultant and portfolio manager, he became partner and shareholder of Technologieholding (later acquired by 3i) back in 1995 and is thus one of the VC pioneers in Germany. He is now owner of Deutera and partner of NeueCapital that invest in scalable IT, Ecommerce and B2B software companies.

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