CEO and co-founder
Samuel Mueller is the CEO and co-founder of Scandit and is responsible for overall strategic direction, marketing, sales and business development.
Prior to Scandit, Samuel was a management consultant and project leader for multinational companies such as Swiss Airlines, Swiss Re and IBM as well as a corporate researcher at the renowned IBM Zurich Research Lab. While at IBM, Samuel was awarded an IBM Research Division Award and a total of three IBM Invention Achievement Awards. He has authored numerous patent applications and has published his research results in leading conferences and journals.
Samuel holds a PhD from ETH Zurich and graduated summa cum laude with an MSc in Computer Science and an MA in Financial Economics, both from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is regularly invited to speak at global industry conferences such as LogiMAT, Mobile World Congress or RetailEXPO.
VP Product, CTO and co-founder
Christian Floerkemeier is the VP Product, CTO and co-founder of Scandit and is responsible for the execution of Scandit’s product strategy and roadmap. He is also the technical lead behind Scandit’s patented Barcode Scanner technology.
Before founding Scandit, Christian was the Associate Director of the Auto-ID Lab at MIT and a member of the MIT research team that developed the RFID technology which is today in use in major supply chains. Christian also co-founded Fosstrak, the leading open-source RFID software platform that implements the EPC Network specification. He was the technical program chair of the Internet of Things Conference in 2008 and IEEE RFID 2009 and general chair of IEEE RFID 2011.
Christian received a PhD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich and a Bachelor and MEng degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
VP Engineering, CIO and co-founder
Christof Roduner is the VP Engineering, CIO and co-founder of Scandit, responsible for the building and maintenance of Scandit’s product, services and infrastructure and leads all engineering activities.
Before founding Scandit, Christof was a researcher at ETH Zurich and MIT, where he worked on Internet of Things-related projects with industry partners such as Deutsche Telekom, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo and SAP. Prior to his research career, Christof had his own company that built and marketed a CRM software, and he later headed the Internet business at a Zurich-based IT company.
Christof is also a co-founder of Fosstrak, the leading open-source RFID software platform that implements the EPC Network specification and is used in RFID projects at Orange/FranceTelecom, SAP, TCS and many others.
Christof studied computer science and business administration at the University of Zurich and the University of Uppsala and holds an MSc from the University of Zurich, a PhD from ETH Zurich (both in computer science). He has a passion for scalable server infrastructures and web technologies.
Natasha Sandoval is the Vice President of Marketing at Scandit. Prior to Scandit, Natasha’s 15+ years in IT industry include senior marketing roles in the global and EMEA organizations at Compaq, HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ranging from product and channel marketing to running global campaigns and leading digital thought leadership and demand generation programs. Natasha’s innovative approach to marketing has earned her internal and industry recognition – she is the recipient of HP’s Most Valuable Player award and the British Media Awards finalist in the 2014 Commercial Campaign of the Year category. Natasha holds MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
VP of Sales and Business Development, Americas
Justin is Scandit’s vice president of sales and business development. He is responsible for developing the business through direct sales and indirect channels throughout the Americas. Before joining Scandit, Justin was VP of Sales at Bigcommerce, the leading ecommerce platform for established and emerging brands, where he was responsible for revenue through global direct sales and channel partnerships. Prior to that he was VP of Channels and Vertical Markets at ReachLocal, a global leader in online marketing solutions for local businesses, where he was responsible for direct and indirect revenue across multiple sales channels in North America, Latin America and Europe.
VP of Sales, Northern Europe
Paul is Scandit’s director of sales for the Northern Europe and Asia regions and is responsible for developing the business through direct sales and indirect channels. Before joining Scandit, Paul was the managing director of AccuRev’s international business providing application life-cycle solutions before it’s acquisition by Micro Focus. Prior to that he was the managing director of SpaceCode, a provider of RFID based asset management solutions. He has more than 20 years of international sales, marketing and management experience working for technology and software companies.
VP of Sales, Central and Eastern Europe
Chris is Scandit’s director of sales for the DACH, Eastern and Southern European regions and is responsible for developing the business through direct sales and indirect channels. Before joining Scandit, Chris was head of sales and business development at Swiss-based Trueb, a leading provider of physical and electronic identification and payment solutions. Prior to that, he was director of business development EMEA at MEI, the leading global manufacturer of unattended payment systems. He also had senior sales and product management roles at NCR, serving the retail industry in Europe and the USA.
VP Finance & Operations
Uwe is responsible for finance and sales operations at Scandit, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in financial management and strategic development of high-growth technology businesses.
Before joining Scandit, Uwe served as a Managing Director of Fision, a Zurich-based SaaS startup company, where he led the build-up of commercial operations and the company’s market entry. Prior to that Uwe worked as a venture and growth capital investor for different asset management firms. In this role, he invested and managed more than $100m in equity investments across a portfolio of European technology companies, served as a board member and observer, and accompanied various trade sales and IPOs.
Uwe holds a joint masters’ degree in computer science and business administration from Technical University of Darmstadt.
Gerlinde is the Vice President of People at Scandit. Prior to Scandit, Gerlinde built an international career in Talent and Human Resources roles in global blue-chip companies such as Compaq, KPMG, American Express and TUI. Most recently, Gerlinde served as the HR Director for London-based patient capital VC IP Group plc. She has initiated and led global projects and combines strategy and innovation with a strong desire to create things that make a difference to organisations and people’s lives.
Gerlinde holds a MSc in Psychology from the University of Vienna and an MBA from the UK’s Open University.
VP of Partnerships, Alliances and Customer Success
Nitin manages Business Development, Partnerships, Alliances and Customer Success at Scandit. In this capacity, he is responsible for growing and nurturing our customer and partner base and for creating revenue acceleration opportunities from these relationships.
Before joining Scandit, Nitin was the Chief Business Officer at Sticky (now part of the Tobii Group of Companies) where he was responsible for running and growing the core business. Before that, Nitin held executive roles in various Silicon Valley technology startups as well as established enterprise tech companies like Cisco and IBM.
Nitin has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.