Management Team

Michael, Founder, CEO & Crossfit Pilot

Best decision ever: Founded first company at age 21
Best Job before CELUM: Camera assistant
Is there a person, living or dead that inspires you: Elon Musk
What do you do at CELUM: Pushing it
The most beautiful thing you can think about: Dachstein (Mountain) in evening sunlight while flying very close to it.
3 favourite Bands: Bilderbuch, Daft Punk,  Queen
3 favourite Brands: Tesla, Apple, Almdudler

Thomas, CFO and Mountainbiker

Best decision ever: Stop smoking
Best Job before CELUM: CFO at a gaming machine producer
A person, living or dead, that inspires you: Oskar Schindler
What do you do at CELUM: Giving CELUM administrative framework and processes
The most beautiful thing you can think about: My two children talking and laughing together
3 favourite Bands: U2, Deep Purple, Queen
3 favourite Brands: Epson, Ghost, Peter Skoff

Alex, CTO and Sous Vide Grandmaster

Best decision ever: A night out on 31.10.2003
Best Job before CELUM: Software Architect at Intel
A person, living or dead, that inspires you: Nathan Myhrvold
What do you do at CELUM: PowerPoint Programming – aka managing the software development team
The most beautiful thing you can think about: My baby daughter
3 favourite Bands: Jamie Cullum, Die Ärzte, Falco
3 favourite Brands: Intel, Samsung, Virgin

Harald, CSO and Mountainbiker

Best decision ever: Marrying my wife!
Best Job before CELUM: Taxi dancer ;-)
A person, living or dead, that inspires you: The team from Apollo 13
What do you do at CELUM: Planning & making it happen for our customers!
The most beautiful thing you can think about: My twins having fun while playing together
3 favourite Bands: Black Eyed Peas, Rolling Stones, Robbie Williams
3 favourite Brands: Scott, Apple, Lego

Gerd, Director Partner Management & Passionate Motorcylist

Best decision ever: Business Administration Studies
Best Job before CELUM:
from apprentice to a board member of the system house
Is there a person, living or dead that inspires you:
Hans-Dietrich Genscher
What do you do at CELUM:
The link between the manufacturer and the partner organizations
The most beautiful thing you can think about:
relaxing family vacation
3 favourite Bands:
Faithless, Robert Miles, Darude
3 favourite Brands:
BMW-Motorcycle, Stihl, Timberland

Michael, Chief Business Officer and Globetrotting Gourmet

Best decision ever: Joining the CELUM crew!
Best Job before CELUM:
Semiprofessional Partier in Budapest ;)
A person, living or dead, that inspires you:
Marc Benioff
What do you do at CELUM:
Transforming corporations into satisfied CELUM customers at full throttle with a great team
The most beautiful thing you can think about:
Hiking the alps and enjoying the nature with my beautiful girlfriend
3 favourite Bands:
AC/DC, Parov Stelar, Rondo Veneziano
3 favourite Brands:
Porsche, Boss, Victorinox 

Thomas, VP Strategic Product Management and Free Thinker

Best decision ever: Opening a jar of Nutella at 1 AM
Best Job before CELUM:
Interviewing interesting personalities
A person, living or dead, that inspires you:
Bobby McFerrin
What do you do at CELUM:
Drawing the big picture and accompany the realization
The most beautiful thing you can think about:
Eating & drinking :) maybe surrounded by friends on a place with an amazing panorama, while philosophizing about life
3 favourite Bands:
Jethro Tull, Chilly Gonzales, Johann S. Bach
3 favourite Brands:
BMW, Ray-Ban, Nutella

Rainer, VP Marketing and Wine Master

Best decision ever: Getting Married With Children
Best Job before CELUM:
Sorting X Files at an Ad Agency
A person, living or dead, that inspires you:
Chandler Bing (Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?)
What do you do at CELUM?:
Head of the Mad Men (& Women)
The most beautiful thing you can think about:
How I Met The Mother Of My Kids
3 favourite Bands:
Coldplay, Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson
3 favourite Brands:
Audi, Quiksilver, Samsung

Manuel, CIO and Boy Scout

Best decision ever: Joining Scouts with the age of 7
Best Job before CELUM: Game master at Blizzard Entertainment Europe
Is there a person, living or dead that inspires you: Robert Baden-Powell
What do you do at CELUM: Managing information flows and servicing everything with a network connection
The most beautiful thing you can think about: Hiking through Iceland with sunshine at 11:00pm
3 favourite Bands: Die Toten Hosen, Roxette, EAV
3 favourite Brands: Nintendo, IWC Schaffhausen, KTM

Pierre, VP France and Boat Captain

Best decision ever: Moving to Europe
Best Job before CELUM:
Sailor on whale watching tourist boat (Canada)
A person, living or dead, that inspires you:
Lee Iacocca
What do you do at CELUM:
Talking, demonstrating, convincing, delivering CELUM
The most beautiful thing you can think about:
Birth of my daughther
3 favourite Bands:
Queen, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles
3 favourite Brands:
Apple, BMW, Heineken (Heineken walking fridge…)

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