Executive Board

Dr. Florian Wolf

Co-founder and CEO

Florian is responsible for company strategy and for analytics development at mergeflow. Before co-founding mergeflow, he worked in software development for operational risk management at institutional investors. He also worked as a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge (Department of Computer Science and Department of Genetics). Florian has a PhD in Cognitive Sciences from MIT. While at MIT, some of his work on information extraction was funded by DARPA. Together with Ted Gibson, Florian wrote a book on coherence in natural language, which was published by MIT Press.

Dr. Werner Posch

Managing Director

Werner is responsible for software projects and analytics at mergeflow. Previously, Werner co-founded an eCommerce company that was sold to a Fortune-500-company. He also developed software for product lifecycle management and diagnostics in the automotive sector. Werner also works as a consultant for quantitative finance. He has a Dr.rer.nat. in Mathematics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich.

Supervisory Board

Dr. Jürgen Schulze

Supervisory Board Chairman

Jürgen works as a financial engineering consultant for Credit Suisse, UniCredit, and others. Previously, he worked for Perceptronics (a distributed simulations provider), and developed software for electronic dictionaries at cleverLearn.com. Jürgen has a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Richard Sizmann

Co-founder and CEO of microstep AG

Richard is responsible for company strategy and software projects at microstep AG. microstep provides solutions for financial engineering, risk management, and the energy sector. Richard has a Dr.rer.nat. in Physics from the Technical University Munich.

Prof. Dr. Edward Gibson

Professor of Cognitive Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Ted heads the language lab at MIT (tedlab.mit.edu). Research in Ted's lab investigates how people learn, represent, and process language. The lab uses a variety of methods, including behavioral experiments, statistical modeling, electrophysiological measurements, and neuroimaging. Ted has a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.