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Meet the Team


Our Mission

Enable Companies to Build Great Products by Modernizing Their IT Architectures

Founded in Bonn,
Employees from
around the globe

We are hiring!

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About LeanIX

LeanIX offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for Enterprise Architecture (EA), which enables organizations to take faster, data-driven decisions in their IT.


Working for leading brands

Hundreds of leading brands such as Adidas, DHL, Merck, Vodafone or Zalando use the innovative solution worldwide. Users of LeanIX gain insight into how well the used technology supports the business to increase competitiveness and to strengthen innovation.

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Lean Enterprise Architecture

LeanIX addresses the frequent problem, that the required information about the IT landscape is missing, outdated or difficult to analyze. Use Cases include Application Rationalization, Technology Risk Management and the shift from monolithic architectures to Microservices.

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Global presence

LeanIX was founded in 2012 by Jörg Beyer and André Christ. The company's headquarter is in Bonn, with offices in Boston, Massachusetts. A wide network of partners provides support in America, Europe and Australia.

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The management team

Build on Experience

LeanIX has grown from a startup created by two founders with many years of experience in IT Management to a professional team of over 100 inspiring and innovative individuals. We also increased our scaling capacity with an experienced, industry-savvy leadership team.

André Christ

André Christ

Co-Founder & CEO


Jörg Beyer

Co-Founder and EVP Sales Intl.

Hylton-Southey-Managing Director US@2x

Hylton Southey

Managing Director US


André Burchart

VP Operations

Jan-Puzicha-VP Product@2x

Jan Puzicha

VP Product


Christian Richter

VP Customer Success

Simon-Barth-VP Demand Management#@2x

Simon Barth

VP Demand Management

The Investors

We are proud to be backed by strong global investors.


LeanIX Advisors

Berhard Wöbker

Bernhard Wöbker

Chair of LeanIX Advisory Board

Wöbker is a seasoned IT executive with global experience across both enterprise-level organizations and start-ups. He has been active as a business angel and early stage investor since 1986. He currently sits on the board of several fast-growth IT companies, including Brainloop, Jedox, July Systems, Open-Xchange, arangoDB and swarm64. Wöbker has also held leading positions as Chairman, CEO and President of Versant Corp, as Nasdaq listed company, as well as at enterprise software companies, Pyramid and NeXT.


Jörg Binnenbrücker

LeanIX Advisory Board Member and Investor

Founding Partner of Capnamic Ventures, ambassador of the Digital Economy of the state of North-Rhine-Westphalia, and former Managing Director of Dumont Venture.


Thomas Preuss

LeanIX Advisory Board Member & Investor

Partner at Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners. Preuss also served as founder and Managing Partner at Bauer Venture Partners, was Head of M&A at Bauer Media, and long-term Managing Partner at Neuhaus Partners.

Teddie Wardi

Teddie Wardi

LeanIX Advisory Board Member and Investor

Teddie Wardi joined Insight in 2017 and focuses on high-growthsoftware and internet companies. Teddie works with several Insight portfolio companies and helps lead new investments across both Enterprise and SMB software.


Ameet Patel

LeanIX Advisor

Ameet is a seasoned advisor, angel investor and mentor to early stage and high growth technology companies looking to disrupt and revolutionize enterprise computing markets and business models.He is currently a senior advisor to TPG. He was also an EIR/Venture Partner at Meritech Capital Partners, CTO at JPMC/LabMorgan and SVP/Chief Architect of Chase’s consumer business.