Management & Supervisory Board


Biographies of the Innominate Management Board:

Dirk Seewald Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Dr. Lutz Jänicke Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Torsten Rössel Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Mathias Wolf Director Finance & Administration

Members of the Supervisory Board:

Christoph Leifer Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Axel Eberhardt Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jasperneite  

Management Board



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Dirk Seewald
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dirk Seewald joined Innominate in May 2006 as Chief Operating Officer and has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer in June 2008.

Dirk Seewald is a seasoned executive with substantial management experience in high-tech companies. He started his professional career as a project leader at Philips Car Systems (now part of Continental). Then in 1996, he co-founded BNeD Broadband Network Design (now VPIsystems), where he assumed executive management positions, including COO, general manager, vice president sales and business development. Before joining Innominate, he led eServGlobal's business in the German-speaking countries.

Dirk Seewald studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Ilmenau and graduated with a Dipl.-Ing. degree.



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Dr. Lutz Jänicke
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Dr. Lutz Jänicke joined Innominate in February 2002 and leads Innominate's development efforts. He brings over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering and in the design and implementation of large software projects to the Innominate team. He is a recognized expert in security technologies and has been involved in many OpenSource projects. He developed the Postfix/TLS encrypted mail transport protocol (RFC 2487), among others. He is also a member of the "OpenSSL" development team.

Lutz Jänicke is active on various committees overseeing IT security for automation applications. He is head of the "Security in Networked Systems" commission of the "Industrie 4.0" platform.

Before joining Innominate, Lutz Jänicke worked as a senior engineer at Brandenburgische TU Cottbus where he was in charge of an engineering team developing software for the finite element computation of electromagnetic fields.

Lutz Jänicke holds a degree in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. from TU Berlin.



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Torsten Rössel
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Torsten Rössel joined Innominate in October 2005. As Chief Marketing Officer, he is in charge of product management, marketing and PR, as well as pre- and post-sales professional services.

After studying Mathematics and Computer Science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and graduating with a Diploma in Mathematics, Torsten started his career in the area of electronic design automation with Siemens Corporate R&D in 1989. Since 1994, he has been working in the field of Internet technologies and brings versatile experiences from business development, management, and sales in industrial electronics and IT companies to his current assignment.



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Mathias Wolf
Director Finance & Administration

Mathias Wolf joined Innominate in May 2011 as Director Finance & Administration and oversees the corporate functions finances, accounting, controlling, purchasing, logistics and administration.

Before Innominate, he worked for several companies in the finance area, for example as Director Operations of RCB Radio Center Berlin GmbH, the service company of the Berlin radio stations 104.6 RTL and 105'5 Spreeradio, as well as Director Finance / Controlling for the power electronics unit at AREVA Energietechnik GmbH.

Mathias Wolf studied industrial engineering with a concentration in electrical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and graduated with a Dipl.-Ing. degree.


Icon Zitat GIFDirk Seewald
CEO, Innominate AG
"We at Innominate are highly motivated to securing pro- duction facilities, machines, but also other critical data communications. Our customers value especially the technical maturity as well as the high quality and reliability of mGuard products. Trust us."