When you choose kumkeo, you choose a partner with technological expertise and human qualities. At kumkeo, reason and respect, innovation and commitment, tact and expertise are inseparable. From the first point of contact to our daily interactions on the job, we ensure that our clients sense these values in everything we do.
- Bernd Sager Managing Director
Bernd Sager is a member of Versammlung eines ehrbaren Kaufmanns zu Hamburg e.V.
Bernd Sager has run kumkeo since its establishment. A former officer in the German Armed Forces, he is a certified communications engineer and an association-recognized, certified EDP expert and assessor. He primarily supports our clients in the defense industry.
- Nadine Eggers Head of SalesNadine Eggers is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of kumkeo’s Sales organization. She also provides client support, primarily for companies in the semiconductor and automotive industry such as renewable energies. She has many years of national and international experience in technical sales, specifically involving development services, as well as in managing sales teams.
- Sven Tanneberger Authorized Officer, Head of Projects, PMPAs Head of Projects, Sven Tanneberger is responsible for the professional implementation of projects across all phases and management disciplines. He ensures that projects comply with norms, standards and processes, and are successful from technical and economic standpoints. Another responsibility includes making constant improvements in development and project management processes. The qualified IT engineer also holds a Master of Business Administration degree, and represents the Management Board as an Authorized Officer.
- Hans-Georg Lerdo Project Manager, PMP
Corporate SecurityAs Project Manager, Hans-Georg Lerdo is responsible for planning and realizing successful projects for our clients – both in terms of business and technology. His extensive experience as a former aircraft operations officer in charge of national and international missions has proven valuable in managing projects in the maritime defense and aerospace industries. He earned his technical qualifications by completing a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Florida.
- Alexander Baumann Project Manager, PMP As Project Manager, Alexander Baumann is responsible for ensuring the success of our client projects. He uses his professional planning and processing skills, as well as clear, definitive communication to achieve all defined project targets in terms of costs, deadlines and quality. He also supports the ongoing improvement of the entire Project Management team. He gained his technical experience while studying aerospace technology in Berlin and Bremen, and in his role as technical project lead for the development and launch of a sounding rocket.
- Philipp Looft Project Manager, PMP As Project Manager, Philipp Looft navigates complex development projects every step of the way – from defining requirements to final approval, always keeping costs, deadlines and quality in mind. He always works to improve the processes and tools used in development and project management, contributing his methods expertise and professional skills to effectively implement projects. These stem from his many years of experience in realizing testing and development projects as well as his education in electrical engineering and information technology, his training as an electrician for energy and building technology, and his state certification as a technician with a focus on data processing technology.
- Ralf Taraschewski Technical Lead Software Architecture, Consultant, Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering, Certified LabVIEW Architect, iSAQB® Certified Professional Software ArchitectRalf Taraschewski is responsible for the software development process – from collecting and defining requirements to the software design. He conducts regular reviews at various levels to ensure compliance with all software requirements, design standards and the model-driven approach. He earned his degree Bachelor of Science in Technical Computer Science.
- Uwe Looß Technical Lead Qualification, Verification and Validation, Functional Safety Engineer IEC 61508Uwe Looß is responsible for qualification, verification and validation processes. He supports projects from the needs assessment phase to qualification and certification. With his many years of experience in the fields of aviation and photonics, the qualified electrical engineer advises clients on all issues regarding qualification, verification and validation.
- Marek Klaczynski Information Security Officer (TÜV)
Information Security Auditor/Lead Auditor (TÜV)Information Security Officer Marek Klaczynski is responsible for identifying and implementing measures in handling information in line with the series of ISO/IEC 27000 standards.
As a certified “Information Security Auditor/Lead Auditor (TÜV)”, he is also authorized to conduct audits for information security management systems in line with ISO27001, and support ongoing improvements in security services. Mr. Klaczynski earned his Master of Science degree in the Engineer, Computer Science department.
- Olaf Altrock Expert Hardware Design, ConsultantAs part of the hardware development process at kumkeo, Olaf Altrock develops complex technical concepts. He then plans and details their implementation, and supports the realization process. The certified telecommunications engineer is also responsible for maintaining our hardware development approach. He also manages the development of complex assemblies and MSR systems, and the creation of EMC-compliant analogue and digital circuits as well as power electronics – from circuit layouts to series production.
- Dr. rer. nat. Clemens N. Tilgner Expert Systems Engineering/Space, Consultant Dr. Clemens Tilgner is responsible for advising our clients from the aerospace, aviation and defense sectors on system design, engineering and integration projects. His responsibilities also include supporting clients in concept development work, organizational matters, project management and project monitoring. He earned his doctorate in Physics in Bonn, and has many years of experience in a variety of technical and management roles. These include instrument and system engineering, ground systems and software, system testing, operations, project management and restructuring activities.
- Norman Demetrio Expert Test Design, ConsultantNorman Demetrio is responsible for developing complex technical concepts, and then planning, defining and supporting their implementation in the scope of our mature, automated test process. His job also includes maintaining this test process. The electrical engineer and test manager also develops evaluation strategies to prepare TÜV/DEKRA EXAM certifications in the field of functional security for SIL systems.
- Nicole Karow Senior Manager Marketing Nicole Karow is responsible for developing our marketing strategy while planning, managing and implementing the specified measures involved. After studying business administration, she spent many years working in client communications and with companies in the tech sector.
- Anna Kott Office ManagerAnna Kott is responsible for the organizational processes at kumkeo’s main headquarters in Hamburg. The office management specialist supports a variety of different departments, making her the main point of contact for the latest information about the company.
- Nadine Sager Manager Human ResourcesNadine Sager takes care of all administration, management and controlling activities in the Human Resources department. Specialized in business law, Ms. Sager earned her degree with a focus on HR management and employment law, and is responsible for these two areas at kumkeo.