Samuel Brandstaetter (Founder and CEO)
Samuel Brandstaetter comes from an IT background where he has gathered vast experience in the GRC field. Following more than ten years of experience as an IT organization consultant, he now supports large corporations with the technical design and integration of various management systems. With a research paper and a parallel pilot project deployment, he laid the foundation for the current GRC solution risk2value. In 2005, he founded avedos in cooperation with Dr. Christian Mache. As CEO and managing partner, he currently serves as the chairman of the management board where he is responsible for Consulting & Implementation, GRC-Solutions, Sales, Marketing and Partner Management.
Michael Danninger (CTO)
Michael Danninger started his IT career as a developer in the USA. Over time, he gained vast experience in the areas of information technology and management consulting, where he was highly successful in supervising development projects and teams. Danninger later served as CTO, vice president of development and R&D director at renowned IT companies including Computer Associates, MIS AG, Systems Union and Infor. Since 2013, the IT veteran has been applying his expertise as CTO at avedos, where he manages software development, quality assurance and support of the GRC solution platform risk2value as well as IT and product management.
Herbert Gobold (CFO)
Herbert Gobold has extensive management experience in the fields of finance and management accounting. Throughout his career, he served in various senior positions at IBM and DHL and as head of accounting and finance at a public software company. As CFO at avedos, Gobold is responsible for external and internal reporting, human resources and office management.
Dr. Christian Mache (Founder and Chairman of the Board)
Christian Mache, who started his career in 1987 as a management consultant for banking corporations, has extensive knowledge in the fields of IT and organization. During his studies where he majored in business information systems, economics and international management, Christian Mache had already made a name for himself as an entrepreneur for specialized consultancies. Along with Samuel Brandstaetter, he became co-founder of avedos in 2005 where he served as managing partner and CFO until the end of 2016. He currently dedicates his time to the strategic development of the company group as chairman of the board.
Advisory Board Members
Gunther Reimoser, Country Managing Partner, EY
Jürgen F. Habichler, Managing Partner, Investment Committee, Jadeberg Partners