Mario Sliskovic / Financial Director
As Financial Director, Mario is responsible for finance, accounting, planning, controlling and administration. Before joining Zimory, Mario worked for the Bank of Scotland in Berlin, where he built the financial structure during its foundation. Mario was also employed for several years in a tax consulting firm. He studied economics with a specialization in Auditing/ Accounting and Taxes.
Peter Caron / Vice President Engineering
Peter is a specialist in systems integration and network development with a focus on virtualization technology. Over the past 14 years he has led international teams in J2EE and J2ME development, system and network design as well as administration and deployment projects. reviously Peter worked for both IT start-ups and global organisations in Germany, the UK and France. He has been most recently involved in open source development as well as advancing Green IT initiatives including successful server and desktop virtualization. For the past two years, Peter has served as the Global Ambassador for the Foundation for IT Sustainability (FFITS.org). Previous management roles include CEO, Director of New Technologies and Director of Pre-Sales Engineering.
Stefan Johansson / Vice President European Sales
Stefan Johansson is Vice President, European Sales. Stefan has more than 15 years’ of international experience in sales management, specializing in building sales for large software corporations as well as software start-ups. Previous experience includes positions with Citrix Systems, Subex Ltd, IBM, Axiom Systems and Ericsson. Stefan has extensive experience in handling some of the key challenges service providers face, particularly in terms of cloud management, virtualization, IT systems management and OSS/BSS. He earned a Master’s degree in science, engineering physics with complimentary studies in business administration from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
Helen Edwards / Marketing Director
Helen is the Director of Marketing at Zimory. Helen joined Zimory in 2010 and is responsible for its global marketing communications, public relations, events and market intelligence. Previously Helen managed marketing and events for organizations across the entire value chain; she has worked for communications start-ups as well as a leading industry organization. Helen has an MSc Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Benjamin Schmidt / Head of Services and Support
Ben is responsible for managing Zimory’s service and customer support team. His responsibilities include providing support for service introduction, product installation and configuration phases. During his time at Zimory he completed a diploma thesis on “Global Storage Systems in a Cloud Computing Environment”. Prior to joining Zimory Ben worked for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and DaimlerChrysler. From 2003 to 2008 Ben studied Media Science & Communication Technologies at the HTW- Aalen (University of Applied Science), Germany.
Jose Velasco / Head of Product Management
Jose Velasco joined Zimory in 2008 and is the head of Product Management. Jose is responsible for Zimory's product strategy, product roadmap management, market intelligence as well as providing support to business development. Prior to joining Zimory’s product management team Jose worked as cloud consultant, managing projects for Zimory’s customers, including the scientific community. This involved supporting universities that were utilizing Zimory’s Cloud product suite, and gaining scientific input for the enablement of the cloud exchange settlement software. Jose studied Telecommunications Engineering at Miguel Hernandez University in Alicante (Spain).
Matthias Bernges / Head of Cloud Brokerage
Matthias is responsible for Zimory's cloud marketplace activities, such as the Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange. In 2010, Matthias served as a Senior Cloud Consultant for Zimory. Previous roles included Software development and Project management for Beontra AG. Matthias has many years of experience in software development and architecture and graduated in Computer Science at University of Mannheim.