Roland Grassberger is CEO and head of strategy, innovation and product management at Grassfish Marketing Technologies, a leading European developer of smart store and digital signage solutions for the physical retail space.
Roland has a track record as a successful entrepreneur; in 1998, he sold his company SoftWork, a provider of software for dentists and for patient medical records, to GWI AG (now Agfa Healthcare), the German market leader for hospital software. He took the role of head of development and product management at GWI for several years and subsequently became CEO of medical net AG, a medical data transmission provider and subsidiary of Agfa Healthcare.
In 2001, Roland founded Telion, a provider of voice-based news and notification systems, before establishing Grassfish Marketing Technologies in 2005.
Roland, who is married with 5 children, studied Computer Sciences at the Technical University Vienna and enjoys active leisure pursuits including skiing, cycling and tennis.
Alexander Korte joined Grassfish Marketing Technologies in 2010, taking up the position of CFO/COO with specific responsibility for financial growth and operational excellence.
In previous roles, Alexander gained wide experience in international business management, operations and administration. In 2002 he became Finance Manager at Flextronics and during 8 years at the company, was promoted to the roles of Director of Administration and subsequently, Plant Manager of the Hungarian operation with responsibility for 1,500 employees. In 2006, he became Director of Business Management, developing the largest customer within Flextronics with an annual turnover of $4 billion, and running sites in Brazil, Hungary, India and Mexico. Earlier in his career, he held positions with Atos Origin GmbH and with a leading tax and auditing consultancy.
Alexander, who is married with 3 children, graduated with a Masters in Economics from Vienna University of Economics and Business in 1993. He speaks 5 languages and is an avid traveller in his own time as well as for business.