Business Team

Berthold Kerl, born 1960, studied economics at university of Nürnberg and performs as CEO of KuppingerCole since 1 st July 2020. Before that he had been with Deutsche Bank AG for 17 years. As CIO he was working on major IT Transformation, IT Strategy, Change Management and Governance...

Joerg Resch, born in 1959, looks back on over 15 years of experience in Identity Management projects and their implementation in both SMEs and large corporations. For a number of years he owned different leadership positions in software product development and published many technical articles...

Sandra Augat joined KuppingerCole in January 2021. Her area of ​​responsibility includes financial controlling and process optimization in cross-financial areas. She has many years of expertise and previously worked for an online marketing agency for HR, finance and controlling for over 7...

Wendy joined KuppingerCole in July 2018 as account manager. She spent 14 years working in the wireless telecommunications industry in the US in various management positions. In her current role, she supports all customer interactions with a focus on KuppingerCole’s event sponsoring...

Linda Dietsche is Client Manager at KuppingerCole. She and her team are responsible for coordination and realization of agreed services as well as individual customer liaison and support to ensure and optimize customer satisfaction. As an integral part of the Account Management Team and in close...

Elisabeth Dürrbeck is part of the account management team and joined KuppingerCole in October 2019. Prior to joining KuppingerCole, Elisabeth held positions within other international top services and IT firms. With more than 15 years of working experience under her belt, she makes her...

Qin joined KuppingerCole’s account management team in October 2021, she is responsible for coordination and realization of agreed services and supports all customer interactions. Qin holds an MBA degree from European Business School, prior to that, she spent 6 years in merchandising and...

During his more than 20-year IT career in various roles, primarily as Sales Manager and Business Unit Director, Roland - born in 1959 - gained valuable experience of the swiss market in the areas of consulting, system integration, managed services and outsourcing coupled with excellent know-how...

Vanessa joined KuppingerCole's client management team in April 2022. She and her team are responsible for the coordination and implementation of agreed services as well as individual customer care to ensure and optimize customer satisfaction. As an integral part of the account management team...

Michel Liebscher joined KuppingerCole in April 2018. Michel has a marketing background dealing with direct marketing campaigns and Public Relations, and is experienced with Social Media strategies. Outside the box, he studied sports science at the University of Mainz focussing on trends and...

Before joining KuppingerCole as a Social Media Manager in March 2022, Marina received her master’s degree in International Management with a Marketing specialization from the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. Prior to her master’s studies, she held junior positions...

Oscar Hernandez joined KuppingerCole in 2004 as Database Administrator and supports not only the Marketing Department as well as the Research Area. Oscar was born in Caracas (Venezuela) and since 1992 he lives in Germany. He has worked for different companies as Graphic Designer and was CEO of a...

Olga Martynova joined KuppingerCole in 2019 as an HR Assistant. She studied German studies as well as Human Resources. At KuppingerCole she is responsible for recruiting, administrative tasks and preparations for the payroll. She also supports HR related requests and research.

Heather Thurman is responsible for the management of KuppingerCole’s research, especially with English-speaking clients. She works closely with our analysts, as well as client managers and the sales team regarding the research agenda.  Her background in process and plant engineering,...

Noémie joined KuppingerCole as a PR Manager in May 2022. She is responsible for Public Relations and Media. Noémie studied Philosophy in France, the United-Kingdom and Germany where she obtained her master’s degree. Prior to joining KuppingerCole, Noémie gathered...

Cindy joined KuppingerCole as a Project Manager Events in May 2022. She is part of the Events team that organizes live-, hybrid- and virtual Conferences worldwide. Cindy is a trained sales woman specialised in the automobile industry who is currently completing her bachelor‘s degree in...

Susanne joined KuppingerCole in June 2022 as an account manager. Together with the Account Management team she is responsible for coordination and realization of agreed services and support to ensure and optimize customer satisfaction. Susanne received her master`s degree in General Management...

Oksana Schinas joined KuppingerCole’s Events Team as Senior Event Manager in October 2022, with a focus on EIC and other major events. She holds a Masters degree in German philology and Politics from the Technische Universität Darmstadt. Prior to that, she was a PR and Event...

Noel Schwabenland joined KuppingerCole in October 2021 as a working student software developer and is supporting the software team. Next to his job, he is doing his bachelor's degree of science in physics at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg.

Nadine has previously worked as a Research Manager for KuppingerCole and has decided to re-join the research team in October 2022. She works closely with our analysts, as well as client managers and the sales team to ensure publication of research content. She has over 8 years’ experience...