Guidance and leadership

We advise and guide you into the digital world.

Who we are

We are ecx.io – an IBM company. For more than 22 years we have been working with our customers to identify opportunities in the digital world and to realise their full potential. The passion and motivation that this requires provides us with a common goal – creating a better digital tomorrow.

Since 2016 we are proud to have been a part of IBM iX, the global agency family of IBM, where we act as one of the leading digital agencies in Europe with more than 350 employees at sites in five different countries.

With a focus on digital platforms & ecosystems and strong expertise in digital marketing and e-commerce, we work with innovative concepts and agile processes at the interface of strategy, creativity and technology.

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What we believe in

Putting People First

Great digital products can only be created by focusing on the needs of the people who use them daily.

We define the success of our work by how well we can identify these needs and measurably translate them into relevant products and experiences for our users.

Innovative Thinking

In a digital world characterised by constant change and disruption, continuous learning and innovation are the lasting keys to success.

We consciously use these forces as an accelerator to make visions come true and thereby continuously drive forward the digital transformation of our customers and our own company.

Working Smarter

To master complex challenges requires not only fresh thinking but also a flexible way of tackling things.

With our agile organisation, we create an environment that enables unlimited communication on an equal footing, as well as flexible learning and working in interdisciplinary teams beyond our own company, thereby ensuring the best results.

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Executive Leadership
Markus Dietrich

Managing Director
Chief Customer Officer

As Chief Customer Officer, Markus is directly responsible for our New Business division. He has been part of the ecx.io family for more than 10 years and has been able to build up extensive knowledge in the field of digital marketing and e-commerce during this time.

 

Gerald Lanzerits

Managing Director
Chief Executive Officer

With more than 30 years of experience in the IT sector, Gerald has made the transition from operator to CEO from the ground up, thereby gaining valuable experience in sales and top management from industry leaders such as HP, Oracle, Microsoft, Salesforce and SAP.

Petra Lindner

Chief People & Talents Officer

As MD Operations, Petra is responsible for all issues concerning People & Talents in our HR department and is also directly responsible for the area of Operations. She also has extensive expertise in sales, consulting and project business.

Aidan Moran

Managing Director
UK

Before Aidan helped us build our business in the UK, he had a long career in various IT and digital management positions. Today, as our Managing Director, he is responsible for business development in the UK.

Patrick Muehl

Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer

As our CFO, Patrick is responsible for the areas of Finance, Backoffice and IT. Patrick has gained many years of experience in finance and IT services and has previously held various management positions in the finance division of IBM.

Helmut Nachbauer

Managing Director
Platform Technology

Since the establishment of the Austrian part of ecx.io in 1998, Helmut has developed a strong focus on digital business without losing sight of his technical background. He is currently responsible for technical strategy and the further development of our company.

Klaus Oberlehner

Managing Director
Business Development

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Klaus set up the Austrian part of our company together with Helmut and has always had a genuine flair for sales. As Managing Director, he now oversees overall operations and business development for ecx.io.

Extended Leadership
Stefanie Hudler

Executive Director
Connected Industries

Stefanie has been part of the ecx.io family since 2010. She has many years of experience in both traditional and agile project management and in the management of international teams and customers. In our company she is responsible for customers and teams in the Connected Industry client service area.

Thomas Kaindl

Executive Director
Consumer Products & Services

Thomas joined the ecx.io team in 2014 and is responsible for the client service area of Consumer Products and Services. He has many years of experience in project management and supplements this with great technical understanding. In the last few years his focus has been on building long-term customer relationships and strategic advice.

Samira Imsirovic-Kaya

Executive Director
Mobility, Digital Health & Insurance

Samira has been part of the ecx.io family since 2013 and is responsible for the client service areas Mobility and Digital Health & Insurance. She has many years of experience in strategic customer consulting and customer development – in traditional and also agile project management.

Helmut Pauer

Executive Director
Digital Commerce

Helmut has been part of our Platform Technology team since 2016. Throughout his career he has acquired extensive knowledge in the areas of digital transformation, omnichannel commerce, e-commerce and web experience management. As Executive Director for Digital Commerce, Helmut is responsible for consulting and delivery excellence for the entire SAP CX Portfolio within ecx.io.

Mario Horvat

Managing Director Croatia

Before joining us, Mario spent 12 years as an IT manager in the mail order industry, helping IT teams in the day-to-day management of business processes and the development of internal IT solutions. Mario’s input was crucial in setting up exc.io’s first Croatian office.

Dejan Novak

Managing Director Croatia

Dejan became a partner of ecx.io in 1998 with his own company, and since 2015 has been instrumental in the development and expansion of ecx.io Croatia. As director and developer, Dejan manages and develops many successful CMS projects. As Managing Director, he is also responsible for business development for Croatia.

Judith Rehage

Executive Director
Marketing & Communications

As Executive Director Marketing & Communications, Judith leads ecx.io’s multinational marketing. Her core competencies include, amongst other things, the planning, design and implementation of omnichannel marketing campaigns both nationally and internationally.

David Stöger

Executive Director
Marketing Platforms

As Executive Director Marketing Platforms David is responsible for the technical delivery of Sitecore & Adobe projects. With his technical background David is also actively consulting clients in this area. David started his career at ecx.io in 2008 as a Web Developer, gained consulting experience at a strategic partner of ecx.io and also contributed to the foundation of ecx.io Croatia.

Jens van Slooten

Executive Director
ecx.io Academy

With more than 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, Jens is one of the most experienced people at ecx.io. As Executive Director of our in-house ecx.io Academy, he is responsible for ensuring that all our employees receive sound education and training in their specific areas of work.

Part of the international IBM iX agency family

As one of the largest digital agencies in the world, IBM iX employs around 17,000 people spread across more than 57 international studios.

With its interdisciplinary teams of visionaries and creators, IBM iX is helping customers from a wide range of sectors make lasting, positive changes to their businesses with customised digital strategies and products and to set new standards in terms of digital excellence.

Since 2016 we have been part of the global iX network and, together with other agency brands such as Aperto, Bluewolf and PLANTAGE, are focusing on the biggest challenge for our customers in the digital age – tomorrow.

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Creating a better digital tomorrow.

We transform brands and businesses into digital leaders. We help you to define and deliver your digital journey and reinvent our business by design.

Klaus Oberlehner

Managing Director Business Development
+43-7242-71000
klaus.oberlehner@ecx.io

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