Director Business Line Automotive
Chris Berg (Solutions Architect Automotive) has been working in the embedded industry for more than 15 years. Graduating in Physics Mr. Berg initially worked as an IC Design Engineer at Siemens and Infineon. Prior to SYSGO Mr. Berg held a position as Solutions Architect at processor vendor MIPS Technologies.
Dorothee Hientzsch is Inside Sales Manager at SYSGO. Prior to her current position at SYSGO she has been working in sales, marketing and customer service for 10 years with focus on medical devices and services, electrical industry and embedded systems. Dorothee holds a master degree in political science and cultural anthropology.
Dr. Oliver Kühlert rejoined SYSGO in 2019 as Technical Product Marketing Manager. Oliver Kühlert has a strong background on software development and architecture and was responsible for the first version of the PikeOS System Software. Before returning to SYSGO, he was head of device software development at AESKU.Systems, Wendelsheim. Oliver Kühlert studied at the Philipps University in Marburg and the MPI-K in Heidelberg, and holds a PhD in Physics.
Norbert Kuhrt (Vice President Sales) has 20+ years of experience in sales in the embedded hard- and software market. Prior to SYSGO he covered sales responsibilities for several international regions and strategic key accounts at PEP Modular Computers (Kontron) and Wind River. Norbert holds a Dipl. Ing. degree in Information Technology and features additional experiences in Hardware Engineering, Project Management and Product Marketing.
Sven Nordhoff is responsible as “Director Certification” for certification of all safety-critical products at SYSGO AG. In this role he is responsible for management and coordination of projects/products, which need to be certified against DO-178B/C, EN 50128, IEC 61508, ISO 26262. He is in charge of communication with customers and certification authorities / notified bodies and participates to SYSGO internal process improvements of SW development, verification and validations processes. He holds a degree in computer science and has been working in the embedded industry for 20 years. Early on, he specialized in quality management, project planning and process quality and was responsible for the qualification of a huge amount of avionic systems from DAL A to D. He was, inter alia, coach for the avionics safety standards DO-178B/C, DO-254 and DO-278 and was a ISO15504/SPICE assessor for years. Sven is a member of the international Working Group DO-178C.
Sina Schäfer is Digital Content Manager at SYSGO since 2009. She holds a diploma in business administration with a specialization on Marketing. Before her studies Sina worked in the Sales and Marketing Department of SCHOTT - a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass.
Dr. Sergey Tverdyshev has accomplished his PhD on topic “Formal Verification of Gate-Level Computer Systems”. He worked on formal development and verification of hardware (microprocessors) and software (operating systems). He contributed in a research project on formal verification of Microsoft Hypervisor. Sergey has German accreditation for security Common Criteria evaluations. At SYSGO he is responsible for product security and defines PikeOS security portfolio. Sergey is the director R&T projects at SYSGO and is one of the founders and the technical leader of the European largescale R&D project EUROMILS.
Verification Engineer at SYSGO
Franz Walkembach joined SYSGO in 2016 as VP Marketing & Product Strategy. In this role he is driving Marketing and Product Management activities as well as partner management at SYSGO. Franz Walkembach brings along over twentyfive years of experience in automotive and infotainment products and has held various positions in the areas of development, purchasing and product management. At Siemens VDO, he was head of product management and development for the Automotive Aftermarket Infotainment. Before joining SYSGO, he was Senior Manager Product Management in Automotive Solutions at Wind River. Franz Walkembach studied Mechatronics in Giessen, Germany, and holds a degree as Graduate Engineer.