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About ISEGRIM X ®
We are your partner for information security in the fields of
We protect your company’s most valuable asset: your information.
We are not an underdog, but as a team…
The team is led by our leading wolves Alex and Michael. Yannick (General Manager France) and Roger (General Manager Switzerland) have joined the team.
Alex Fuerst is the CEO of ISEGRIM X® and is responsible for customer acquisition. Alex brings over 20 years of experience in cyber security, backup, data protection, and cloud computing in leadership positions at Motorola, Avaya, Rackspace, and Acronis. With a degree in law, Alex focused on IT and compliance early in his career and is also …
Michael Kirsch is a cyber security expert at the EU Commission and an expert consultant for TISAX® and information security at TÜV Süd Akademie and UNIVADO. Michael is a certified expert for …
Michael has years of experience in mid-market consulting and held leadership positions at KPMG, Mobilcom, ICS and Sulzer. As CSO (Customer Success Officer), Michael is responsible for customer satisfaction at ISEGRIM X®.
Shlomi Salmi is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of ISEGRIM X® and is responsible for our products portfolio and technology.
Shlomi brings over 20 years of experience in software development – R&D, Product Management, Professional Services and Technical Sales in leadership positions at Ness Technologies, Retalix and NCR Retail.
In his previous experiences, Shlomi was leading large engineering groups and is experienced with running Software Development from ideation to deployment. His areas of core expertise are:
Yannick Daronnat is the General Manager ISEGRM X® France. He specializes in information security, ISO27001 and TISAX®. Yannick has degrees in electronics and industrial informatics, B2B sales, industrial engineering and business law. This allows him to take a holistic approach to our clients’ processes and organizational structures while maintaining a keen eye for detail. His experience in project management and cybersecurity enables us to offer innovative, comprehensive and individually tailored solutions to our customers.
He brings both technical and management expertise in the telecommunications, energy and automotive sectors in addition to his experience in dealing with German, French and European SMEs. As General Manager France, Yannick is the preferred contact for all inquiries in the French-speaking regions.
As General Manager Switzerland, Roger Hefti is making a strong contribution to the corporate success of ISEGRIM X in Switzerland. In around 35 years of professional experience, including management positions at DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation), Alcatel, NextiraOne and Orange Business Services, he has expanded his wide-ranging expertise profile, which now benefits our team and our customers. His areas of expertise are:
“Alex called me and presented me his plans for ISEGRIM X. When he asked me if I would work with him, I spontaneously agreed and to this day I don’t regret it. I am convinced of the concept and I am happy to be part of the exciting and successful future of ISEGRIM X.”
The leading wolves work together with heart and soul to reach the goal of protecting the information of small and medium-sized enterprises. They continously work on their innovative solutions to make them more effective and cost-optimized for their customers. In doing so, the success and satisfaction of ISEGRIM X® customers is top priority.
In addition, ISEGRIM X is strengthened and driven forward in its development by a strong supervisory board.
… is chairman of the supervisory board of ISEGRIM X AG. Kai is a trained miner and electrician and worked underground for 5 years before studying communications engineering. After his studies he changed to the IT industry at Ruhrkohle Informatik. After working for Cisco, Motorola and Avaya, he has now been with NCR for over 7 years and was most recently responsible for Global Professional Services, Software Maintenance, Technical Operations & Quality. ISEGRIM X® benefits from his many years of international experience in these areas and uses this to improve customer experience and satisfaction.
… supports ISEGRIM X® as a supervisory board member with her knowledge of indirect sales models and her deep technical understanding of cloud systems and artificial intelligence. Before starting her own business as a cloud architect and business consultant, Julia, who studied bioinformatics, first worked as a software developer, followed by almost 5 years at Microsoft as a technical evangelist, cloud solution architect and channel manager with a focus on Azure and artificial intelligence. Here she supported customers of various sizes and industries on their way to the cloud – both technically and in business development – and was then able to scale her knowledge to German SMEs via partners.
… started his career at Computer 2000 in 1990, where Jörg worked in marketing and business development for 8 years before starting his own business in 1999. In the meantime, Jörg has founded a number of companies in Germany and the USA and is a member of two other supervisory boards. His main focus is on We Run IT GmbH, which focuses on IT support and services, and Smartfurniture GmbH, which combines IT with office furnishings. We at ISEGRIM X® are very pleased that Jörg will continue to develop us as a supervisory board member with his experience as an entrepreneur and with his network.
… is Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of ISEGRIM X AG. After graduating with a degree in business administration, Jan Burton began her career in 1978 as one of the first women in sales at IBM. Covering about two-thirds of the Kansas territory, she earned her pilot’s license so she could efficiently serve her customers in the vast area. Jan Burton has had a long career in the high-tech industry, holding leadership positions at Apple, IBM, Symbol Technologies, Avaya, Lucent and Motorola worldwide. In 2014, she founded a company that manufactures “Tiny Houses.” She has also served on the Boulder City Council and sits on several nonprofit boards. As an internationally experienced executive, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Jan Burton supports ISEGRIM X® in our expansion plans, respective market strategy and team culture.
Dr. Philipp Rösler
… supports ISEGRIM X® as an advisory board member with his many years of extensive and international experience in the economic and political environment. He began his career as a physician in the German Armed Forces, but from 2003 he devoted himself full-time to politics. Dr. Philipp Rösler joined the German government in 2009 as Minister of Health in Chancellor Merkel’s cabinet. In 2011, Dr. Philipp Rösler was elected chairman of the FDP and changed his focus to Federal Minister of Economics and Technology. That year, he also became Vice Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2013, he left politics and joined the board of the World Economic Forum in Geneva for four years. This is how he found his way to Switzerland, where he settled with his family in Zurich and has been advising innovative companies ever since.
… holds an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and a B.S. degree in Finance from Santa Clara University. He began his career with York Container in 2002 as Director of Plant Operations. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2004 and became President in 2011, when he structured a leveraged buyout to consolidate ownership of the 60-year-old company. In 2017, Stephen orchestrated the sale of the business with a 400% return to investors. Currently he is president of Moon River Capital, a venture capital and private placement investment firm and is a board member of several innovative companies – including a company in the Cyber Security field – as well as various non-profit organizations. He lives in York, Pennsylvania, with his family and advises ISEGRIM X® on the financial and growth strategy.
Information security thrives on partnerships. Our ISEGRIM X® team is happy to make your information more secure in cooperation with strong partners and as a member of associations.
ISEGRIM X ® Team
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Our team is defined by trust, know-how, individual characters and commitment to what we do. Everyone is an important team member of the ISEGRIM X AG. We always pull together!
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