We are convinced that access to the right data on-time is at the heart of any company's future business success. Every day we work for our clients to overcome their data silos, cut through complexity and manage the every-growing dynamics in decision and market cycles. We strive to enable business units in companies to self-sufficiently control their data, rules and constraints, to enhance automation while facilitating seamless corporation between those units. Our goal is provide every stakeholder within a company or a value network with FAIR data: findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.
Our Management Team
Chris is founder and CEO of the eccenca GmbH as well as the IT management consultancy brox IT-Solutions GmbH. He is adviser to the president of the APICS Supply Chain Council and the APICS Digitalization Task Force as well as head of the APICS Readiness Task Force. Chris holds a BA from the University of Göttingen and an MBA from Wake Forrest University Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Before starting brox IT-Solutions GmbH in 1998, he served as Senior Sales Manager at ERP provider Baan Solution Center Automotive. With brox he developed the brox Data Management Centre – an SAP certified data quality management tool used by organizations like BOSCH, Continental, ZF and MAN. He also initiated the Eclipse project “SMILA” and served as a director in the board of the Eclipse Foundation.
Prof. Dr. Sören Auer
Board of Advisors
Following stations at the universities of Dresden, Ekaterinburg, Leipzig, Pennsylvania, Bonn and the Fraunhofer Society, Sören was appointed Professor of Data Science and Digital Libraries at Leibniz Universität Hannover and Director of the TIB in 2017. He has (co-)authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications on semantic technologies, knowledge engineering and information systems. He also led several large research projects, such as the EU H2020 flagship project BigDataEurope and co-founded renowned research and community projects such as the Wikipedia semantification project DBpedia and the Big Data Value Association. Sören is an advisor to the industry, European Commission, W3C and member of the advisory board of the Open Knowledge Foundation.
Dr. Sebastian Tramp
As Chief Technology Officer Sebastian is responsible for the technology and product development at eccenca. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Leipzig and authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications. Sebastian is a founding member of the renowned AKSW research group and was PC member, reviewer and organizer for more than 30 research and technology events as well as scientific journals including ESWC, Semantic Web Journal, and Journal of Web Semantics. He also has led a number of key Linked Data technology projects, including the development of the data wiki OntoWiki.
Stefan Reinhardt is Director Sales at eccenca. He is responsible for the sales strategy and coordination as well as the international expansion of sales activities for existing and new major customers and partners. He brings many years of experience in selling digital B2C, B2B and B2B2C (software) solutions.
Before joining eccenca, he held various management positions, e.g. International Sales Director, Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer as well as Managing Director at the world's largest business payment service provider FirstData/TeleCash, Telekom subsidiaries and several (Internet/Fintech) start-ups.
Marcel is the director of service delivery at eccenca. He holds a degree in computer science (Uni Tübingen & VU Amsterdam) and an MBA from ESB Reutlingen. Marcel jumped early into the Berlin ecosystem in 2000 founding relevantive, a user experience startup. Afterwards he spent 10 years in the corporate world serving in various management positions in T‑Systems International GmbH. He was responsible for substantial project & consulting business in various industries mostly focused on business information management.
Head of Product Management
René is the head of product management at eccenca. He has a diploma in computer science and media from Dresden University of Technology. He worked as a test developer and software engineer at IBM Research and Development lab in Böblingen. In his subsequent position at a strategic consulting agency he has been certified as Professional Scrum Master and served as product and project manager in multiple strategic projects for big clients in the German telecommunications industry.
Dr. Robert Isele
Head of Artificial Intelligence
Robert is head of the AI & data integration unit at eccenca. He holds a diploma in computer science from the Technical University of Munich and a PhD from the University of Mannheim. The focus of his work is data integration of heterogeneous information sources using linked data. He is leading the development of the Silk Link Discovery Framework and contributed to a number of data integration systems.