think-cell, the leading productivity software for creating data-driven presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, announces the appointment of Kenny Wyatt as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Christoph Hobo as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Kenny Wyatt has almost 25 years of experience in the technology space, with expertise in building and scaling high-performance teams across a variety of software and technology categories. Most recently, Kenny was Chief Operating Officer of Faithlife, a high-growth vertical SaaS leader in the payments, CRM and content space. Prior to Faithlife, he held senior leadership positions at Gusto, Vonage, Centurylink and Sprint. Kenny started his career at Bank of America.
Christoph Hobo is a seasoned executive with significant experience in international organisations where he drove international expansion and built a strong IPO and M&A track record. He has held CFO positions in various publicly listed and PE-backed companies, most recently at Marelli (c. 58,000 employees).
Markus Hannebauer, co-founder of think-cell, will transition from CEO to Chairman of the Board. Co-founder Arno Schödl will remain Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Markus Hannebauer commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Kenny and Christoph. As we are building the organisation for future growth, both bring a highly complementary skillset and relevant experience to support the company in its continuous expansion. With Kenny and Christoph on board, we can put more emphasis on an active sales approach and outreach.”
Kenny Wyatt added: “I am very excited to join think-cell and to lead the accelerated expansion strategy. Markus and Arno have built a truly outstanding business. With its excellent product and highly talented team, think-cell is successfully positioned as the clear leader in its market. I look forward to further driving the growth of the business together with the entire team.”
Christoph Hobo also added: “think-cell is an exceptional company with huge potential and I am delighted to join the management team. I look forward to continuing to build the organisation for sustainable success and establishing the company in the financials markets. Together with the founders, Kenny and the entire team, we will take the company to the next level.”