“The Akanoo team shares a passion for real-time forecasting. We share the goal to remain the world’s leading company for intelligent onsite targeting.”
We are a team of 20 highly motivated individuals who work with great energy and passion to develop and market our technology. Our management style is collaborative and hypothesis-driven. This encompasses open communication and continuous feedback. Our teams in Sales & Marketing, Customer Success Management and Data Science & Technology have the expertise and skills to ensure our clients' success.
Our sales department hosts a team of experienced international business development managers that worked for companies like Paypal, ePages and Goodgame Studios before. They create relationships with our prospective clients by communicating personally from telephone calls to on-site presentations.
Customer Success Management
Our customer success team comprises of web-designers and developers who passionately work to exceed our clients' expectations. Our team manages the initial integration of our system and develops the campaigns together with the clients. Our Account Managers optimize the campaigns to constantly improve client success.
Mathematicians, physicists and neurobiologists with PhD degrees work closely together with experienced developers to create, test and roll-out state-of-the-art prediction methods that outstrip the accuracy of the competitor results by far. A sprint- and hypothesis-oriented working method ensures a fast, measurable and performance-oriented development of our technology.
Technology & Data Science
Fabian’s father gave him a basic programming book when he was 10 and he hasn’t stopped coding ever since. He started his first software business when he was 16, sold it four years later and wrote his master thesis in physics about data mining of bio-metric information with Beiersdorf, Hamburg (Nivea). At Akanoo, he oversees the technological development and coordinates complementary industry cooperations.
Sales & Marketing
Moritz would have been first among his siblings to take over his parents’ organic farm in the bavarian hinterland. Alas, he always preferred software over cows so he left his village to study business and computer science. After his studies, Moritz quickly took management positions in specialized software companies such as Navigon and emailvision. Before starting Akanoo, Moritz was CCO at meetOne GmbH where he was responsible for business development and online marketing. Moritz loves to sell relevant software products that deliver clear customer value. Consequently he is responsible for sales and marketing at Akanoo.
Dr. Jan-Paul Lüdtke,
Key Accounts & Financials
Before starting Akanoo, Jan-Paul worked on his PhD thesis about “Judgmental biases in the evaluation of innovations” as a researcher at Hamburg University of Technology. While in research, Jan-Paul not only explored the success factors of innovative technology but also gained much insight in advanced methods for statistical modeling. Before that, Jan-Paul worked for the leading market research company GfK where he developed and marketed an innovative reporting instrument for the fashion industry. Jan-Paul met Fabian in university through their joint interests in quantitative methods and entrepreneurship. At Akanoo, Jan-Paul is responsible for connecting current and prospective clients needs to the core performance of our technology.
Institute of Information Systems, Hamburg University
Professor Dr. Stefan Voss
Institute for Business Information Systems, Humboldt University Berlin
Professor Dr. Stefan Lessmann
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