About Actyx

A productive and resilient world

We started this company wanting to make the world more productive and more resilient. Learn more about our mission and the team working to make it a reality.

Our Mission

Empower developers of factory software in making the world more productive and more resilient.


We want to have a sustainably positive impact on the world.


We respect ourselves, our customers and our partners.


We work hard to really understand the problems we solve.

Meet the team


Oliver Stollmann

Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Oliver is a mechanical engineer by education and a software enthusiast by heart. He completed his studies at the ETH Zurich and has worked at Miele, Audi, ABB, and Xerox PARC before starting Actyx.

Maximilian Fischer

Founder / Chief Commercial Officer

Max is a mechanical engineer fascinated by improving manufacturing processes with software. He completed his studies at ETH Zurich, Caltech, Duke and EPFL Lausanne. Before co-founding Actyx, he was researching the area of physical chemistry.

Dr. Roland Kuhn

Founder / Chief Technology Officer

Roland is a physicist turned software engineer with an appetite for distributed systems. He worked in the space industry and led the Akka team at Lightbend before co-founding Actyx.


Rolf Mathies

Chairman of the Board

Rolf is an experienced investor in high-tech startups. As one of the founders of Earlybird, he helped establish the German venture capital scene. Rolf enjoys investing in high-tech software and health-care companies.


Mirko Novakovic

Non-Executive Director

Mirko is a highly successful serial-entrepreneur. He founded and lead Codecentric, a leading german IT Consulting company. He then founded and lead Instana, one of the world's leading APM companies. Mirko sold Instana to IBM in 2020. He is also an angel investor in promising startups.

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jasperneite

Non-Executive Director

Jürgen is a professor for computer networks at the OWL University of Applied Sciences, and head of Fraunhofer IOSB-INA. Previously, he was head of R&D for automation at Phoenix Contact. Jürgen is an initiator of the SmartFactoryOWL and a thought-leader of the Industry 4.0 movement.

Christian Buchenau

Non-Executive Director

Christian is the founder and partner of Paua Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on B2B software companies, with a special interest in industrial startups. Christian has made several investments in startups such as Stripe, Pipedrive, and Wandelbots.