Chief Executive Officer
Rüdiger Baumann is the CEO of Zimory. He is responsible for the company’s vision, finance and global market execution. With more than 30 years of experience within IT and communication industries it was Mr. Baumann’s vision that laid the groundwork for a global cloud computing marketplace based on standardization. Prior to joining Zimory, he served in well-known enterprises such as Philips and ADC, and start-ups including British Telecom spin off companies. Previous management roles included CEO, Managing Director and VP Sales & Marketing.
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Maximilian Ahrens, born 1979 in Kiel, Germany, is Chief Product Officer at Zimory. Prior to co-founding Zimory he served as a research scientist at the innovation development laboratory at Deutsche Telekom. Responsible for infrastructure and enterprise IT projects, spanning multiple divisions of Deutsche Telekom, Maximilian Ahrens is an expert on enterprise IT and business processes. Before Deutsche Telekom, he led several business process re-engineering projects for major German companies. Maximilian studied Industrial Engineering at Berlin Technical University.
Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.
Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.