About the author Christoph Ranze

Christoph Ranze, Managing Director, encoway GmbH


Christoph Ranze is the founder and director of encoway. After studying computer science in Trier and Bremen, he started his career at IBM Germany in 1993. He later joined the University of Bremen as a research assistant specializing in „Knowledge Engineering“, and then helped to establish the Center for Computing and Communication Technologies (TZI). Based on knowledge gained during an R&D project on the topic of product configuration, he founded the present-day company encoway with the support of the Lenze group. As Managing Director, he is responsible for the company’s sustainability-driven growth strategy. His current work also focusses on the important topics of strategic human resource management and the optimization of the core processes at encoway.

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