Press release 19.06.2018

TeamViewer appoints Karl Markgraf as CIO

Göppingen, June 19, 2018 – TeamViewer®, leading global software provider for IoT, connectivity, monitoring, support, and team collaboration, today announced the appointment of Karl Markgraf (50) as Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective July 1st. In this newly established position in TeamViewer’s top leadership team, he will further develop the company’s IT strategy and will be a key contributor to its IoT and Enterprise strategy and execution.

Most recently, Karl Markgraf has been Managing Director of E.ON Business Services, where he was responsible for group-wide Business IT including the strategic implementation of Enterprise-grade cloud computing, collaboration and IoT solutions. Prior to that, he was CIO of E.ON Energy Trading and successfully led various IT transformation projects.

“Karl Markgraf is a renowned leader in the technology space. With him at the helm of our IT operations, we will further strengthen our leading capabilities at the heart of TeamViewer’s competitive edge: the Global Access Network”, says Oliver Steil, CEO of TeamViewer. “As an authority in the comprehensive Enterprise IT area and especially in Enterprise software implementation, he will play a key role in the leadership team to jointly take the next decisive leap forward in our global growth trajectory.”

“I’m very much looking forward to joining TeamViewer which is one of the most exciting European tech companies”, says Karl Markgraf. “Building on our strength as a global connectivity powerhouse, we will decisively tap into the immense growth opportunities of an ever more connected world in the coming years. With its successful software solutions made in Germany TeamViewer is in an excellent position to reach the next level.”

About TeamViewer
As a leading global remote connectivity platform, TeamViewer empowers users to connect anyone, anything, anywhere, anytime. The company offers secure remote access, support, control and collaboration capabilities for online endpoints of any kind and supports businesses of all sizes to tap into their full digital potential. TeamViewer has been activated on approximately 2 billion devices; up to 45 million devices are online at the same time. Founded in 2005 in Goeppingen, Germany, the company employs about 800 people in offices across Europe, the US, and Asia Pacific. For more information, go to and follow us on social media.

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