The Team that Team-enables your Computer
Peter Helfenstein, CEO
Peter has more than 20 years of experience with international software and consulting companies in multiple European countries, including, most recently, as Country Manager of Novell and Cambridge Technology Partners, Switzerland. Previously, he was General Manager Southern Europe for Kintana, Regional VP and Country Manager for Sterling Software and Knowledgeware in Germany, France and Switzerland and various management roles at IBM Switzerland. He has extensive experience in launching international start-up companies as well as managing global and well-established organizations.
Peter has a university degree in Natural Sciences Education.
Franco Dal Molin, President & CTO
Franco has more than 15 years of experience in business development and IT management positions. He founded Collanos Software in 2003 based on his vision that the world needs a more powerful team productivity environment based on ad hoc relationship networks. From 1999 to 2002 he worked as consultant and independent contractor for e-Business start-ups and software companies. Previously, Franco founded a software engineering company in 1994 and sold it to GFT Technologies AG four years later. Franco has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences Aarau and an Executive MBA in Business Engineering from the University of St. Gallen, both in Switzerland.
Martin Heinrich, Head of Engineering
Martin has more than 16 years of experience in software engineering, as a development team manager and software architect. He successfully implemented over 25 IT projects in the last 13 years for customers such as UBS, Swisscom, and the Swiss Government. In 1995 he founded Marisma GmbH and developed his own Java Web frameworks as well as a comprehensive project portfolio management system (PPMS) based on it. Martin has an M.S. in Information Management from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich.
Gil Heiman, Head of Customer Advocacy
Gil has over 10 years experience with software and consulting companies both at the enterprise and start-up levels. Gil has been involved in multiple entrepreneurial ventures spearheading product management efforts and managing the overall customer experience.
Gil has a B.S. in Far Eastern Studies from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MS/MIS –MBA from Boston University.
Steven Tedjamulia, Head of Product Management
Steven has 10 years of experience in the technology industry and has an extensive background in product management and the collaboration market. Most recently, as Collaboration Architect at Novell, Steven was responsible for Novell’s collaboration architecture and played a principal role in defining its collaboration strategy. Tedjamulia is very familiar with collaboration market leaders such as Alfresco, BEA, EMC, IBM, Interwoven, Microsoft, Open Text, Oracle, Sitescape, Vignette, and Webex. Tedjamulia has a Masters in Information Systems from Brigham Young University. Steven’s experience includes being a collaboration analyst for TrendIQ (www.TrendIQ.com), collaboration-industry writer for Collaboration Loop (www.collaborationloop.com), advisor to the Collaboration Technology Conference (www.ctcevents.com), business-development advisor for www.webhuddle.com, collaboration-industry researcher for Brigham Young University, Product Manager for Novell Netware, and member of Novartis Pharma global eBusiness best-practice team.
Matteo Fabiano, Head of Marketing and Business Development
Over the past decade, Matteo Fabiano has held team leadership and operational management responsibilities in enterprise software, ecommerce and services. He has lived and worked in several European countries and launched products and services in North America, Europe and Asia for IBM, Procter & Gamble and Hewlett-Packard. Matteo holds an MBA in international business from IMD in Switzerland and an advanced degree in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico Milano.