Experience meets Briskness

Jörg G. Beyer

has more than 20 years of consulting and management experience - many years with Andersen Consulting and in global CIO positions. Among other things, he was the global CIO of the logistics division of DHL and member of the Supervisory Board of DHL internal IT service provider. As Head of the Corporate IT Office under the Executive Board Member Frank Appel, he was in charge of the renewal of the Group's IT structures towards a demand-supply-split. Before founding LeanIX he was Managing Director of a consulting company. His breadth of IT management experience positions him as an interesting challenger and coach. Drumming is his passion after his family and his job.


André Christ

has worked for multiple years as a Management Consultant in a leading Inhouse Consulting Company before he founded LeanIX. As a Consultant he advised CIOs and IT leaders on strategic topics, such as IT Complexity Reduction or defining service and cost models for global data centers. During his studies of Information Science in Muenster and Montpellier he has worked as a freelancer creating modern Software-Architectures for both startups and large enterprises. He is an ambitious athlete who loves tennis and running.


LeanIX offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for Enterprise Architecture (EA), which enables organizations to take faster, data-driven decisions in their IT. More than 80 leading brands such as Adidas, DHL, Merck, Vodafone or Zalando use the innovative solution worldwide. Users of LeanIX gain insight how well the used technology supports the business to increase competitiveness and to strengthen innovation. LeanIX addresses the frequent problem, that the required information about the IT landscape is missing, outdated or difficult to analyze.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. LeanIX was founded in 2012 by Jörg Beyer and André Christ. The company's headquarter is in Bonn, with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Houston, Texas. A wide network of partners provides support in America, Europe and Australia.

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