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About LeanIX

LeanIX offers Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for managing Enterprise Architecture and multi-cloud environments to enable organizations to take faster, data-driven decisions in their IT.


Working for Leading Brands

Hundreds of leading brands such as Volkswagen, Adidas, DHL, Merck, Vodafone and Zalando use the innovative solution worldwide. From On-Premises to Cloud-Native and Microservices, LeanIX users gain insights into how well used technology supports business to increase competitiveness and to strengthen innovation.

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Data-Driven Enterprise Architecture Management and Cloud Governance

LeanIX addresses the frequent problem, that the required information about the IT landscape is missing, outdated or difficult to analyze.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, Germany with offices in Boston, USA and Hyderabad, India. A wide network of partners provide support in America, Europe and Australia.

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André Christ, CEO

André Christ

Co-Founder & CEO

Management Team

Building on Experience

LeanIX has grown from a start-up created by two founders with many years of experience in IT Management to a professional team of hundreds of inspiring and innovative individuals. Our scaling capacity has increased thanks to an experienced, industry-savvy leadership team.

Jan-Puzicha-VP Product@2x

Jan Puzicha

CTO & SVP Product


Claudine Bianchi



Marc Zinnemers



Hylton Southey

Managing Director US


Christian Richter

SVP Customer Success


André Burchart

VP Operations


Simon Barth

VP Global Sales Operations and Enablement


We are proud to be backed by strong global investors.

Goldman Sachs

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-growth software 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.