Press release 19.06.2018
Press release 19.06.2018
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.”
TeamViewer is a leading global software provider for digital networking and collaboration. Founded in 2005 in Göppingen, Germany, the company employs around 700 people from more than 50 countries. Its flagship product, TeamViewer, is an all-in-one solution for remote support, remote access, and online meetings. The software actively runs on more than 400 million devices, of which at least 25 million are connected to TeamViewer at any point in time. The company’s product portfolio is complemented by solutions for IT monitoring, data backup, anti-malware and web-conferencing. TeamViewer was acquired by Permira in 2014. Further information is available at: www.teamviewer.com
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