As from 1st November 2016, Martin Classen is to strengthen the management team of Dortmund-based unified communications specialist Swyx. As new Chief Executive Officer for Development and Technology (CTO) he succeeds Joao Gonzaga, who will become Chief Product Officer (CPO).
“We are delighted to attract and welcome Martin Classen as a new member of our board. Both personally and professionally, he fits very well with Swyx. Together, we will continue to promote the digitization of SMEs in the future, enabling our customers to continue to take advantage of the most innovative communication solutions on the market.” says Dr. Ralf Ebbinghaus, CEO of Swyx Solutions AG.
Martin Classen has over fifteen years of experience in the IT and Telecommunications sector across a number of industries. Previously he held senior roles at the likes of Innotec and NetCologne and he joins Swyx from PMCS.helpLine Software Group where he was responsible for group-wide software product development. Martin studied Computer Science, has an MBA and in-depth experience in the strategic direction and operational development of cloud-based software solutions.
Joao Gonzaga, who successfully served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Swyx previously, will take on the newly created position of Chief Product Officer (CPO), and will be responsible for Swyx’s product management and strategy.