The Traxpay Team 2017-11-14T14:47:09+00:00

Our Executive Team

Markus Rupprecht

Markus Rupprecht
Founder and CEO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Founder of InvoiceAuction
  • Co-founder and Director at Hitachi Consulting
  • Sales Director at
    Software AG
  • Partner at ePayCom
  • One of the youngest ever AVPs at Deutsche Bank
Jochen Siegert

Jochen Siegert
COO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Co-founder and Managing Partner of Finleap, and CEO of two early-stage companies
  • MD at Bigpoint
  • EMEA Director of Strategy and Corporate Development, PayPal
  • Head of Partner and Product Management, KarstadtQuelle Bank
  • AVP at MasterCard Europe
Thomas Fuhrmann

Thomas Fuhrmann
CTO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Technical Architect at FirstData
  • Lead Java Enterprise professional group
  • Technical project lead and consultant for various online transaction processing (OLTP) projects
Alan Koenigsberg

Alan Koenigsberg
Strategic Advisor

EXPERIENCE:

  • MD & Group Head at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Corporate Banking
  • MD Head of EMEA Payments/Card at JPMorgan
  • Head of Multinational Sales at JPMorgan
  • Payments Executive at American Express
Markus Rupprecht

Markus Rupprecht
Founder and CEO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Founder of InvoiceAuction
  • Co-founder and Director at Hitachi Consulting
  • Sales Director at
    Software AG
  • Partner at ePayCom
  • One of the youngest ever AVPs at Deutsche Bank
Jochen Siegert

Jochen Siegert
COO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Co-founder and Managing Partner of Finleap, and CEO of two early-stage companies
  • MD at Bigpoint
  • EMEA Director of Strategy and Corporate Development, PayPal
  • Head of Partner and Product Management, KarstadtQuelle Bank
  • AVP at MasterCard Europe
Thomas Fuhrmann

Thomas Fuhrmann
CTO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Technical Architect at FirstData
  • Lead Java Enterprise professional group
  • Technical project lead and consultant for various online transaction processing (OLTP) projects
Alan Koenigsberg

Alan Koenigsberg
Strategic Advisor

EXPERIENCE:

  • MD & Group Head at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Corporate Banking
  • MD Head of EMEA Payments/Card at JPMorgan
  • Head of Multinational Sales at JPMorgan
  • Payments Executive at American Express
Markus Rupprecht

Markus Rupprecht
Founder and CEO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Founder of InvoiceAuction
  • Co-founder and Director at Hitachi Consulting
  • Sales Director at Software AG
  • Partner at ePayCom
  • One of the youngest ever AVPs at Deutsche Bank
Jochen Siegert

Jochen Siegert
COO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Co-founder and Managing Partner of Finleap, and CEO of two early-stage companies
  • MD at Bigpoint
  • EMEA Director of Strategy and Corporate Development, PayPal
  • Head of Partner and Product Management, KarstadtQuelle Bank
  • AVP at MasterCard Europe
Thomas Fuhrmann

Thomas Fuhrmann
CTO

EXPERIENCE:

  • Technical Architect at FirstData
  • Lead Java Enterprise professional group
  • Technical project lead and consultant for various online transaction processing (OLTP) projects
Alan Koenigsberg

Alan Koenigsberg
Strategic Advisor

EXPERIENCE:

  • MD & Group Head at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Corporate Banking
  • MD Head of EMEA Payments/Card at JPMorgan
  • Head of Multinational Sales at JPMorgan
  • Payments Executive at American Express

Our Supervisory Board

Jason Whitmire

Jason Whitmire
Chairman

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently a General Partner at BlueYard Capital
  • Managing Partner at Earlybird Venture Capital
  • General Manager and Vice President at Wind River Systems Inc., where he founded and managed the company’s mobile business
  • After Wind River was acquired by Intel in 2009, he advised Intel Corporation on its mobile software strategy
Christof Gabriel Maetze

Christof Gabriel Maetze
Deputy Chairman

EXPERIENCE:

  • Member of the Executive Management Board at Commerzbank, overseeing worldwide Transaction Services business as well as Financial Institutions
  • Previous banks include Dresdner Bank and HypoVereinsbank (UniCredit) where he was responsible for Financial Institutions coverage and worldwide Trade Finance business
  • Instrumental in the establishment of Main Incubator GmbH, a bank-owned company builder; deputy Chairman of its board
Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Penzel

Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Penzel
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently the Managing Director at ibi research, a renowned research and consultancy body that advises on developing trends in retail banking, E-Business and Governance
  • Director General and CIO at the European Central Bank
  • Managing Director at HypoVereinsbank and Bayerische Vereinsbank.
  • Honorary Professor at the University of Regensburg
Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently a Partner of Castik Capital Sarl, a Luxembourg-based Private Equity fund focused on investments in European companies.
  • Member of the Executive and International Investment Committees and co-head of the Financial & Business Services team at Apax Partners,
  • General Manager of an operations subsidiary OTTO Holding Ltd. in Cologne, one of Germany’s largest waste management companies
Christof Gabriel Maetze

Christof Gabriel Maetze
Deputy Chairman

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently the Managing Director at ibi research, a renowned research and consultancy body that advises on developing trends in retail banking, E-Business and Governance
  • Member of the Executive Management Board at Commerzbank, overseeing worldwide Transaction Services business as well as Financial Institutions
  • Previous banks include Dresdner Bank and HypoVereinsbank (UniCredit) where he was responsible for Financial Institutions coverage and worldwide Trade Finance business
  • Instrumental in the establishment of Main Incubator GmbH, a bank-owned company builder; deputy Chairman of its board
Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Penzel

Prof. Dr. Hans-Gert Penzel
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently the Managing Director at ibi research, a renowned research and consultancy body that advises on developing trends in retail banking, E-Business and Governance
  • Director General and CIO at the European Central Bank
  • Managing Director at HypoVereinsbank and Bayerische Vereinsbank.
  • Honorary Professor at the University of Regensburg
Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently a Partner of Castik Capital Sarl, a Luxembourg-based Private Equity fund focused on investments in European companies.
  • Member of the Executive and International Investment Committees and co-head of the Financial & Business Services team at Apax Partners,
  • General Manager of an operations subsidiary OTTO Holding Ltd. in Cologne, one of Germany’s largest waste management companies
Stefan Franger

Stefan Franger
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently Managing Partner of Franger Investment KGaA
  • Member of the board from simpleshow, a worldwide market leader for explanatory videos
  • Leading roles at Eaton Hydraulics, Internormen Technology GmbH and Bosch Rexroth
Christof Gabriel Maetze

Frederic Hanika
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently Senior Vice President and Head of M&A and Corporate Ventures at Software AG
  • Member of the Global Leadership Team at Software AG
  • Advisor and investor, The Hive LLC
  • Co-founder, Atto Lab GmbH
Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently a Partner of Castik Capital Sarl, a Luxembourg-based Private Equity fund focused on investments in European companies.
  • Member of the Executive and International Investment Committees and co-head of the Financial & Business Services team at Apax Partners,
  • General Manager of an operations subsidiary OTTO Holding Ltd. in Cologne, one of Germany’s largest waste management companies
Stefan Franger

Stefan Franger
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently Managing Partner of Franger Investment KGaA
  • Member of the board from simpleshow, a worldwide market leader for explanatory videos
  • Leading roles at Eaton Hydraulics, Internormen Technology GmbH and Bosch Rexroth
Christof Gabriel Maetze

Frederic Hanika
Board Member

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently Senior Vice President and Head of M&A and Corporate Ventures at Software AG
  • Member of the Global Leadership Team at Software AG
  • Advisor and investor, The Hive LLC
  • Co-founder, Atto Lab GmbH