​​​Compass Software - Our Team

Virtual and analog - 42 heads, concentrated energy. Our employees are our greatest strength.

Our success is based on our staff's outstanding abilities and their distinctive knowledge, but most of all their passion to tackle even the biggest challenges head on.

Many of them have been with us since our foundation. We are proud of their longstanding company loyalty. Together, we are shaping a future that is based on the experiences we have collected for many years in our professional and human cooperation.

Whether we are hired to professionally analyse individual business procedures, to develop hands-on strategies for the economisation of work operations, or to support users with the implementation of our software, our customers can always rest assured that they are advised by a qualified and dedicated team.

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Sekretariat
Lilli Beichel
Administration

Administrational challenges and organisation are her thing. She never loses her cool in stressful situations. She stays on top of things and is always friendly. Managing her family and exercising keep her fit and well-balanced. 

Fachinformatiker mit Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung
Carsten Hoffmann
IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

Is as cool as a cucumber. Seldom the first on set, but once he shows up sparks are spraying. Resolves developmental tasks with perseverance and diligence. Minimalist. On weekends he races around curves with his motorbike.

Steven Chiu
Mechanical Engineer - Support for U.S. and Canada

Is very smart and a quick study. Enjoys solving problems. Always lends a helping hand. Explains things so well, the customers don’t even need help anymore. No concept is too complex for this engineer. Permanently jetlagged. He also speaks Chinese. Beware of his strong hits on the tennis court. His secret: he sings along when he is alone in the car. 

Daniela Rückwald
Daniela Rueckwald
Administration

Even the most complicated quotes can’t make her break a sweat. She processes any order with precision and efficiency. Abstruse administrative language and complex bank affairs are a piece of cake. She proves her love for healthy foods every morning with colorful granola-fruit varieties. 

Sekretariat
Claudia Gierse
Administration

Her linguistic gift is indispensable. No text can defy her scrutiny. Finds text errors where none seem to exist. Her patience never wears thin, she's been restoring calm in the day-to-day business for more than 20 years already. She bridges the gap between management and staff with finesse and masters every task with ease. At home she always finds the right ingredients for a harmonious meal with dog and partner.

Fachinformatiker mit Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung
Marco Kastrup
IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

Completed his vocational training with Compass Software and stayed. He loves exploring new technologies. Our go to for anything internet related. When he is not programming he is “holding all the strings”, slips into the role of a medieval sword fighter, or brings life to the party with his harmonica-tunes. 

Diplom-Informatiker - Entwicklungsleiter
Ludger Ostendarp
Computer Scientist - Head of Development & Executive Management Team Member

Special programming? Intricate problem? This is the right man for you! One of the geniuses behind the program from the beginning. His laugh can be heard throughout the entire office. Always has well-meant advice and lends a friendly ear. Besides programming languages, he is also fluent in speaking backwards. As the West-German table tennis champion he is our resident celebrity. 

Fachinformatikerin mit Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung, Softwaretechnik B.Sc.
Eva Rosenstock
IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development, B. Sc. in Software Engineering

Her fresh and flexible nature brought agile software development into our workplace. Is constantly on the lookout for current developments in the world of programming. Our company library is entirely her fault. She enjoys life together with her wife and three cats. Reads and travels a lot. South America lover. 

Diplom-Informatiker
Stanislaw Wrobel
Computer Scientist

Has a predilection for tricky jobs. Loves to be challenged to find solutions. Has an eye for the smallest details of the small details. Accuracy is his secret weapon. His heart beats for his family and the FC Schalke. His exotic travels awaken wanderlust in us all.

Diplom-Informatiker
Ihsan Guezeldag
Computer Scientist

Mr. Dependable himself. Has been with us since forever. His heart belongs to the height construction. Eagerly shares his knowledge. Finds the devil in the detail, but if an error should be found in his code, he will not rest until is has been erased. Ambitious perfectionist through and through. Passionately slides into any tackle on the cinder pitch.

Lukas Hollinderbaeumer
Interior Construction Engineer - Head of Project Management & Executive Management Team Member
Alexander Doerr
Master Carpenter

Solves every problem with well-founded expert knowledge. Carpentry is not the only thing he has mastered. His support is always calm and thoughtful. Is there when someone needs help without fail.

Hermann Hasebrink
Hermann Hasebrink
Sales Representative

We've only known him with a smile on his face. Faces any challenge head-on. Built stairs himself for the longest time. Knows practice and theory like the back of his hand.


Ph.: +49 231 981 290 728
Ph.: +49 231 981 290 0
Mail: hasebrink@compass-software.de

Direct Sales

  • Europe

Dealer Support

  • China

  • Greece

Hong Tram Pham
Trainee: IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

Her cheerful demeanor adds spice to the world of numbers. Already lived out her creative streak during her apprenticeship as a florist. Her dream: developing her own game. Is frequently surrounded by technology in her free time as well. Loves to sit on the sofa gaming or watching Netflix with her boyfriend and her two dogs.

Sebastian Baecker
Trainee: Information Technology Officer

Addresses new tasks with gusto. Dedicated. Precise. Open for new things. Takes work forward with constructive criticism. His eagle eye catches every inconsistency. Has a green thumb. Loves watching people run after a ball for 90 minutes at a time.

Diplom-Informatiker Geschäftsführer
Detlef Hollinderbaeumer
Computer Scientist – CEO

The captain of our ship, who finds safe harbor in every storm. With passionate devotion with us since the beginning. Visionary. Innovator. Doer. Is to be blamed for everything. Always gives 100%. Needs coffee to function. Appreciates good food. You can find him at a Yoga session.

Diplom-Informatiker - stellvertretender Entwicklungsleiter
Manfred Hoernemann
Computer Scientist – Assistant Head of Development

Has been with us from the beginning. Can implement (almost) any theory and masters every programming hurdle, no matter how big. In a nutshell: our problem-solver. Is nice and socially savvy, even though he is a genius. When he gets a moment away from poring over the source code, his table tennis game is on fire or has his nose in a book. 

Werner Hoernemann
Technical Documentation

Central player from the start. His aesthetically pleasing awareness and incredible ability to imagine things three-dimensionally, make all of the software's support drawings so precise. His self-explanatory images are worth more than a 1000 words. Migrating bird of the company, more likely than not he can be found down South during the winter months. Well-balanced, funny and always open to new things. 

Torsten Rotte
B.Sc - Information Technology

IT is his calling. The computer science studies are his pride. Sails through every exam. Straight-A student. Sees through ever concept in a second, however complex it may be. Offers his help wherever he can. His motorbike can be heard over the treetops when he roars through the beautiful Muenster region.

Gereon Max
Wood Engineer – Head of Support

Masters the most complicated installations with his pronounced logical-analytical thinking. Our linguistic genius: German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch. Pragmatist with a steady gaze on the objective and solution. Reconciles all of the technician's schedules expertly.

Diana Michalczyk
Head of Marketing

Finds the right framework for any kind of information. Has an eye for beautiful things. Gives out a compliment whenever she can. Is (almost) always game for a bit of fun. Her daily portion of chili spices up the business. 

Milo
Anti-Stress-Delegate

He has never had a bad day. Will always put a smile on your face. Shamelessly sleeps on the job all day long. Artfully sneaks small snacks and well-deserved pets. But "Please Mister Postman" beware!

Christopher Steiger
Trainee: IT System Management

This man is interested in everything IT and support. Already proved his handyman skills during his vocational training as a cutting machine operator. His technical knowledge on operating CNC machines and the creation of CNC programs is impressive. Doesn´t only love his local soccer team, the BVB, but is also his family´s biggest fan. Is always able to deliver a funny line, a helping hand, or some sage advice.

Compass Software employee Sven Riese
Sven Riese
Trainee: IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

Is convinced that every problem has a solution - even if it requires hours-long puzzeling over. If, at any time, things don´t always run smoothly, he takes a walk outside during his lunch break to view the task from a different perspective. His favorite kind of work is teamwork. Is always game for a bit of fun. Attacks his goals with motivation and enthusiasm. Doesn´t even bother to round before reaching the fourth decimal place. Loves to ride his bike and his family is his everything. 

Klaus Eilers
Klaus Eilers
Head of Sales

Ph.: +49 2871 277 80
Ph.: +49 231 981 290 0
Mail: eilers@compass-software.de

Direct Sales

  • Germany

Dealer Support

  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
      Christian Axtmann
      Wood Technician

      Has been working with Compass for over 2 decades. Keeps the customers happy with his friendly and patient temperament. Is always interested and dedicated. Vegetarian. Athletic. Loves nature. His favorite thing is riding his mountain bike in the Black Forest. 

      Nune Najaryan
      Trainee: IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

      Tricky programming problems are her thing. The native Armenian is always striving for more. She is now pursuing vocational training on top of her already existing bachelor’s degree in software engineering. Wants to improve her German skills. When she is not programming, you might find her doing some shopping, photography, or sitting on the couch with a good book or series.

      [Translate to Englisch:] Mediengestalter im Compass Software Entwicklerteam Christian Rotte
      Christian Rotte
      Media Designer, Application Developer

      Self-taught application developer. He transforms good ideas into impressive applications with much professional skill and enthusiasm. Lifestyle is his metier; he used to design and develop an online shop for premium lamps and home accessories. In his free time he likes to drive his BMW across the country.

       

      Diplom-Informatiker
      Wolfgang Muenter
      Computer Scientist

      This early bird always catches the worm. CAM is his profession. Indispensable for our development team. Likes to let off steam dealing with large software concepts. Prefers for things to be well-planned. Programs efficiently and eats liquorice even more effectively.

      Auszubildender zum Fachinformatiker mit Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung
      Abdullah Orabi
      Trainee: IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

      Resident spring chicken. Gets a kick out of learning. Is motivated and proactive. Even moved to be at Compass. He packed his suitcase with: independence, curiosity, and dedication. Sports fan. Even though his heart beat for the Syrian national soccer team so far, his new secret love is Borussia Dortmund (BVB).

      Systemadministrator - Fachinformatiker mit Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung
      Samir Rabbasy
      System Administrator, IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

      Solves every hardware problem in a jiffy. Knows every computer inside out. Faithfully available at any time, during day or night. Flexible. Service-oriented. Likeable. Courtesy is his virtue. Undercover superhero - also at home.

      General Manager - Niederlassung USA
      Milena Schäfer
      General Manager, USA

      Our general manager for all eventualities. Her all-round talent is her biggest asset. Multitasking is her second name. Globetrotter. Even the biggest loads cannot force her to her knees, since she handles hundreds of pounds daily by following her big passion: powerlifting.

      Jonas Wotzlawski
      Working Student

      Software development? IT? AR? No problem for this guy! As a student of computer sciences, he is familiar with such things. Since August 2020, he has been applying his skills to Compass Software. Next to his hobbies in computer sciences, he has several other interests: Whether it might be in playing video games, rock climbing, playing volleyball or badminton – he does not hesitate to face his opponents head-on.

      Buchhaltung
      Monika Schulte-Müller
      Accounting

      Juggles all the figures. You can count on her. She has a cool head, handles large amounts with ease, and keeps the company well balanced. Her creative cake creations bring all the coworkers to the yard. 

      Wilfried Steinbeck
      Wilfried Steinbeck
      Administration

      A bedrock of the company. Crafts every license key by hand. His guiding principle: "You barely start doing it right - and already it works!" Lends a helping hand without exception. DIY king. Always has a funny line on his lips. Casually beats problems, age, and his weaker self away on the Squash court.

      Sven Steiner
      Wood Engineer and Master Carpenter

      Loves to puzzle over tricky questions and does not let up. Is proactive and thinks ahead. No inquiry is too complicated. Always has a piece of helpful advice. Empathic, communicative, open, and a real team player. Takes the most beautiful photographs. Is always in the picture.

      [Translate to Englisch:] Compass Software Mitarbeiter Jakob Unger
      Jakob Unger
      Project Assistant

      He keeps all the projects in check with his level-headed approach. His humor makes everyday office life a breeze. Nature, woods, and mountains are near and dear to his heart. He feels most comfortable in the bike-saddle or with ski underneath his feet. Expert in everything forestry and wood. Sports fan: loves Bundesliga, basketball, and ice hockey.

      Meik Babinski
      Trainee: IT System Management

      Has far-reaching knowledge in the areas of IT and media design. Doesn´t only enrich the marketing department with his technical know-how, but also with his positive, easy-going spirit and his tireless zeal. He likes spending his free time in front of his computer as well. Together with his fluffy bunny, this eSports fan will face every enemy.

      Martin Stockhausen
      Martin Stockhausen
      Sales Representative

      Ph.: +49 291 952 896 77
      Ph.: +49 231 981 290 0
      Mail: stockhausen@compass-software.de

          Direct Sales

          • USA
          • Norway

          Dealer Support

          • France
          • Norway
          Spandana Matapathi
          Working Student

          A true superwoman. Already has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication as well as experiences as an engineering assistant. Now, she is doing her master’s degree in mechatronics. When it comes to virtual reality, she is our go-to. Always optimistic and hard working. In her free time, she likes to play guitar or to go out with her friends or roomies.

          Auszubildender zum Fachinformatiker mit Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung
          Robin Valerius
          IT Specialist with a Focus on Application Development

          Is always on the lookout for new challenges. Dedicated to the hands-on stuff in life. Computer-lover. Escapes to other worlds with video games, fantasy, and science fiction books.

          Jürgen Gerdt
          Jürgen Gerdt
          Sales Representative

          Ph.: +49 5237 9099 591
          Ph.: +49 231 981 290 0
          Mail: gerdt@compass-software.de

          Direct Sales

          • UK and Ireland

          Dealer Support

          • Belgium
            Jens Eckert
            Sales Representative

            Ph.: +49 371 40 45 23
            Ph.: +49 231 981 290 0
            Mail: eckert@compass-software.de

            Direct Sales

            • Denmark
            • Sweden

            Dealer Support

            • CIS, Poland
            • Czech Republic
            • Baltics, Romania
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