At Cobrainer, we envision a fast and intuitive way for people and organizations to find and connect with relevant expertise needed to drive their ideas and projects. We work on a truly innovative software product that creates expertise context in an unprecedented way. By building and growing the world’s largest expertise distribution map we are creating the platform for tracking, managing and allocating expertise effortlessly and rapidly.
Hanns grew up in the US, Germany, and China. He studied architectural engineering and design at Technische Universität München, led engineering projects both in the EMEA and APAC region, and worked as an analyst in the venture capital field. Hanns is the managing director of Cobrainer.
Martin has extensive working experiences in China and studied information technology and technology management at Technische Universität München and UC Berkeley. He is a researcher at the TUM Research Group for Geometric Optimization and Machine Learning and Cobrainer’s head of technology.
Anton was born in Yurga, Russia and later moved to Germany where he started building software professionally at secondary school. Anton studied computer science at the University of Duisburg-Essen and is head of software at Cobrainer.
Sarath has been an active researcher in the fields of knowledge acquisition, crowdsourcing and gamification. Prior to Cobrainer, he obtained his PhD from the Databases and Information Systems group at Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany. Sarath takes immense interest in building systems for big data processing and analytics. Sarath is Cobrainer’s head of knowledge.
Felix’ work focuses on various fields in data engineering and natural language processing. He pursues a Master's degree in Informatics at Technische Universität München. In the past he gained software development experience as a working student in small and big sized companies. Felix is a big data systems engineer at Cobrainer.
Marian was born in Hong Kong, grew up in San Francisco, California, lived in Seoul, Korea, and now living in Munich, Germany. She received her MBA from the University of San Francisco in Finance and International Business, and a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from San Francisco State University. Prior to Cobrainer, she worked in strategic analysis and financial planning for major investment management firms. Marian is senior manager controlling and finance at Cobrainer.
Roman was born in Moscow, Russia where he studied power engineering, computer science and later received his PhD in Telecommunications. After his move to Germany and prior to working at Cobrainer, he led projects focused on connectivity and application enablement infrastructures for IoT applications. Roman is Product Owner at Cobrainer.
Born in India, Ashish completed his Masters in Databases and Information Systems from IIIT-Bangalore, India. His project exposure reaches from design & development, documentation, to testing and implementation. After working with Intuit and Randstad's Risesmart, Ashish joined Cobrainer as a key part of the Software Engineering team to develop the core business logic.
Orhan studied Business Management at the University of Cologne and Information Systems at the London School of Economics. Before Cobrainer, he lived in London, New York, and San Francisco for study and work purposes. He is a coding enthusiast, loves design and is eager to build engaging products. Orhan is Product Manager at Cobrainer.
Isabelle grew up in Germany and studied Language and Interpretation at the Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln. She has been living in Canada, the United States and Spain. Prior to Cobrainer she worked as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager at several international law offices in Madrid, a Real Estate and a food processing company in the United States and at a German publishing firm. Isabelle is Executive Assistant at Cobrainer.
Lu was born in Tianjin, China. He got his PhD at the Department of Cartography in Technische Universität München. Lu is experienced in operating the infrastructures of high-performance computing and cloud computing, especially for large-scale graph-based applications. After having worked as a PostDoc researcher at the OpenRouteService team in Universität Heidelberg, Lu joined Cobrainer as a DevOps engineer.
Polina was born and grew up in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. She moved to Munich in August 2018 to join Cobrainer’s team. Polina finished a degree in Applied Informatics at Saint-Petersburg State University and then worked as a QA Engineer and team leader for an enterprise software company with a focus on SaaS applications development. Responsible for Cobrainer’s Software Quality Assurance, she concentrates on testing and test automation.
Denis is a startup enthusiast with vast academic and professional experience in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Brazil, Colombia, Germany and Spain. Prior, Denis worked with Daimler AG during his studies in mechanical engineering. Denis holds a MSc in Innovation & Entrepreneur from ESADE Business School and a CEMS MSc in International Management.
Constantly challenging the status quo, Jan Mark loves the fast changing environment in startups. Prior to Cobrainer, Jan Mark worked in several B2B startups focusing on customer success, product and operations. He also co-founded the social association Enidaso. Jan Mark graduated from ESADE Business School with a MSc. in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and holds a CEMS MSc in International Management. Being close to the Alps Jan Mark enjoys skiing and hiking in his free time.
Liyan was born and grew up in Xiamen, China. After her Bachelor’s studies in Software Engineering she moved to Germany to pursue a Master’s degree in Informatics at Technical University of Munich. During her studies, she gained experiences in data engineering and natural language processing as a working student. As a data engineer at Cobrainer, she is responsible for further enhance the Cobrainer skill graph.
Steve was born in Luxembourg and moved to Munich, Germany in 2015. He initially studied Hospitality Management at the university of Glion in Switzerland and later changed careers to Human Resources upon arrival to Munich. Steve has worked with several startups where he learned everything he knows about recruiting. Curious of getting to know the corporate culture, he took on a job with BMW. After three years, Steve decided that it was time to go back to the startup environment to help with setting up Human Resource departments.
Stefan holds a B.Sc. in Management & Technology. He is currently in his Master's program at the Technical University of Munich. During his bachelor's, he worked for a Munich startup, a digital innovation and transformation consultancy, and an OES. At Cobrainer, Stefan supports the business team as a working student to enable faster growth, manage existing partners, and generate new leads.
Anna did a B. Sc. in Business Administration and another one in Computational Linguistics (with a minor with Language, Literature and Culture) at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Now she is in her M. Sc. for Business Administration also at LMU Munich. Her interest lies in creating business-relevant insights through data analysis. She worked extensively with data both for university projects and during an internship at Infineon Technologies in Munich. At Cobrainer she is responsible for data curation.
Donika was born and raised in Munich, Germany with Albanian roots. After initially studying business administration, she currently pursues a Bachelor's degree in mathematical economics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. At Cobrainer Donika helps as a working student with Data curations.
Wilfried was born and raised in Innsbruck, Austria. Got his BSc in Computer Science at the Universität Innsbruck. Took off his career as a software developer of online banking solutions for several Austrian Banks. Recently moved to Munich to gain more experience in the FinTech industry. At Cobrainer, Wilfried supports the Application Team as a backend developer engineer. His hobbies include biking, running, and playing video games.