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We’ll fulfil the promise of your data – no compromises

Data can transform the world — but only if it’s fast, flexible and economical: compromise any one of these three, and its potential goes untapped. Enter Exasol.

Meet the company behind Exasol

Exasol’s no-compromise analytics database is developed and driven by a dedicated, expert team that has never, and will never, compromise on quality. We’re redefining how businesses use data, without rip-and-replace disruption. Exasol is the only database to provide increased productivity, cost-savings and flexibility, without any trade-off, so businesses can act on real-time insights to drive competitive advantage.

Hundreds of global brands like T-Mobile, Revolut, and Bumble rely on Exasol to innovate, grow and win. And we rely on them too. We do more than just listen to what our customers want from Exasol – we actively work with them to continually shape and improve our product.


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Executive Board

Joerg Tewes , Member of the Executive Board and CEO

Initial Appointment: January 2023

Appointed until: December 2025

Function: Member of the Executive Board and CEO

Further Appointments and Mandates: No further appointments or mandates

As of January 1st, 2023.

Professional Career: Joerg Tewes spent the first 12 years of his career at data management software company Poet Holdings – today part of Actian Corporation – supporting the company through its early growth stages to its IPO at the German stock exchange. He relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007 and continued to pursue his career in general management roles at Avid Technology Inc. and Logitech International. In 2014, he joined video and augmented reality start-up Avegant as CEO, where he raised $50M in venture capital funding and strategically expanded the company’s product offerings. From 2018 – 2022, Joerg Tewes held senior leadership roles at Amazon, driving the development and commercialization of its tablet, e-reader and video communication technologies. Joerg Tewes is a member of Band of Angels, serving as an angel investor and mentor to technology start-ups.

Academic Career: Joerg Tewes holds a degree in computer science from the Technical University in Berlin, Germany.

Mathias Golombek , Member of the Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer

Initial Appointment: January 2014

Appointed until: December 2025

Function: Member of the Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer

Further Appointments and Mandates: No further appointments or mandates

As of November 8th, 2022.

Professional Career: Mathias Golombek has been with Exasol since 2004. He initially was Head of Research & Development. In 2014, he was appointed as member of the Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer. Mathias currently holds responsibility for the global Product Management, Research and Development (R&D) and Technical Customer Support functions.

Academic Career: Mathias Golombek studied computer science with focus on databases, distributed systems and development processes at the University of Applied Sciences in Wuerzburg, Germany (Diploma in Computer Science).

Jan-Dirk Henrich , Member of the Executive Board and CFO/COO

Initial Appointment: September 2021

Appointed until: August 2024

Function: Member of the Executive Board and CFO/COO

Further Appointments and Mandates: No further appointments or mandates

As of 15 October 2021.

Professional Career: Jan-Dirk Henrich joined Exasol in September 2021 as Member of the Executive Board and CFO/COO. He leads all finance related departments including Accounting, Controlling, Legal/Compliance and Investor Relations as well as the Human Resources and IT functions. Jan-Dirk brings along 20 years of professional experience in the areas of General Management, Finance and Strategy/M&A, thereof 4 years in deployments in Asia and the US. Prior to joining Exasol, he worked as Vice President Controlling and Business Intelligence at publicly listed NEW WORK SE, a leading provider of HR Tech and Professional Networking services in the DACH region.

Academic Career: Jan-Dirk Henrich studied Business Administration at Otto-Beisheim Graduate School of Management (WHU) in Vallendar, Germany (German diploma). In addition, he studied at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, UK, and was awarded a Master of Science in Economics.

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