Discover modern cloud technology from Germany and the team behind the IaaS cloud provider.

A strong partner

Cloud Computing with ProfitBricks: Scalable. Flexible. Simple. Cost-effective.

The Management

The senior managers behind the unique cloud solution from ProfitBricks.

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ProfitBricks  - a strong partner in cloud computing

ProfitBricks – a strong partner with forward-looking and patented technology

ProfitBricks, Inc. is the first and only cloud computing provider in Germany that specialises in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Two pioneers of the German web-hosting industry, Achim Weiss and Andreas Gauger, founded ProfitBricks in 2010. Within the first two years of the market launch, we were presented with the Best in Cloud Award by “Computerwoche” in 2012 and the Capital Cloud Award in 2013. We regularly receive positive assessments in numerous industry tests. We are the number-one choice for Infrastructure as a Service and Hybrid Cloud solutions, which comply with both German as well as EU-wide data protection directives.
  • We operate four data centres in Frankfurt am Main, Karlsruhe, Las Vegas and New Jersey.
  • We have three registered patents, and have submitted applications for a further two patents.
  • We employ over 100 people from more than 20 nations, 70% of whom work in technical areas.
  • More than 1,000 customers worldwide place their trust in us.

Experienced professionals, following clear objectives, with a watchful eye on technical feasibility: the ProfitBricks management team.

ProfitBricks delivers complex and innovative cloud infrastructure services in a highly dynamic market environment. The driving forces behind it are innovators, developers and managers with in-depth experience of the information technology market. Our management team can be contacted at management@profitbricks.com.

Achim Weiss, CEO ProfitBricks

Achim Weiss, CEO

Achim Weiss was the responsible technical director at 1&1 Internet AG, the most successful subsidiary of TecDAX-listed United Internet AG, up to 2008. There, he developed the world’s largest web hosting platform for the rapidly scaling mass market. With the GMX and Web.de e-mail services, he oversaw technical development of Europe’s most important e-mail architecture. Achim Weiss is one of the world’s top experts on developing massive scaling Internet infrastructures. As CEO at ProfitBricks, he is both founder and shareholder. He is in charge of corporate strategy and is responsible for ongoing technical development.
Christoph Steffens, CFO ProfitBricks

Christoph Steffens, CFO

Christoph Steffens has assumed office as ProfitBricks CFO in March 2018. In dual capacity he has been acting in STRATO AG's Executive Board as Director of Finance and Controlling since May 2007. Since 2000, Steffens had been helding various management positions at mobilcom AG. Lately he functioned as Managing Director and head of IT at mcc GmbH, a provider of mobile phone services. From 1997 to 2000 he acted as an international M&A consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Before that, he worked in international business development for Deutsche Telekom AG in the Asia-Pacific region amongst others.
Sven Krahn, CTO ProfitBricks

Sven Krahn, CTO

Sven Krahn has been CTO of ProfitBricks since 2017 and has overall responsibility for all IT and support departments in addition to technical development, transformation and change management. Sven Krahn has over 20 years of international management experience. He gained this experience working for Internet companies such as AOL, Lycos, eBay and 1&1, and in his more recent roles as CIO for Unister and as CTO for an Axel Springer company. Sven Krahn was a pioneer of nearshore software development with his own company Singlepoint and has focused on giving medium-sized companies advice and support in implementing and scaling nearshore projects.
Head of Operations ProfitBricks, Uwe Geier

Uwe Geier, Head of Operations

Uwe Geier has been with ProfitBricks since 2012 and is responsible for our Support, Network, Security and Data Center Operations. With more than 15 years' experience, he consistently combines modern concepts to proven techniques and solutions for successful technical results. During his many years with a Shared Service Provider in telecommunications business (most recently as CIO and Head of IT), he was responsible for implementing service management processes based on ITIL, Enterprise, and KVM virtualisation, as well as building a private cloud. He is a certified “ITIL Expert” and an approved education trainer for application development, system integration and IT system apprentices.
Head of Development Center ProfitBricks, Jens Plogsties

Jens Plogsties, Head of Development Center

Jens Plogsties handles our Development Department and oversees the development, expansion and quality control of our company products, in particular our Data Center Designer GUI. He’s gathered tremendous amounts of experience at previous engagements, including companies such as Omicron, Tektronix, Nokia and Siemens. He led multiple development teams at Omnicron as the “Director of Research and Development” and was answerable for the entire monitoring solutions development product. At Tektronix he was “Head of System Architecture” and defined the complete structure for their monitoring solution, while simultaneously building an outstanding quality assurance process for their software system. He is an expert in Scrum agile software engineering and has extensive experience in project management, and utilises these at ProfitBricks.
Head of Professional Services & Internal Auditor ProfitBricks, Axel Wendt

Axel Wendt, Head of Professional Services & Internal Auditor

Axel Wendt is responsible for Professional Services at ProfitBricks, including portfolio management, sales support, technical customer care and needs analysis, design proposals, migration support and planning and includes customer project implementation, individual training, He is also the ISO 20000 auditor at ProfitBricks for internal audit processes. With over 20 years of international management experience in IT, service providers and the telecommunications industry, he has extensive technical and sales experience. Most recently, he was the “Director of European Data Center Operation” at Interoute and responsible for expanding their data centers throughout Europe. He also had senior management positions with PSINet, GlobalOne and T-Moblie.
Head of Sales ProfitBricks, Patric Walldorf

Patric Walldorf, Head of Sales

Patric Walldorf has been with ProfitBricks since October 2017 and in his role he is responsible for managing direct and indirect sales teams. With over 15 years of sales and management leadership experience in the software industry, including at Oracle, he has a wealth of experience in the solutions and cloud business at his fingertips. In partnership with his teams, he has given various customer segments – and medium-sized companies in particular – valuable advice and support in implementing and scaling cloud projects. As someone responsible for paving the way towards “digitalisation”, he consistently puts customers and their business requirements as well as problem-solving at the centre of his efforts.
Head of Marketing ProfitBricks, Joachim Mazurek

Joachim Mazurek, Head of Marketing

Joachim Mazurek has been Head of Marketing at ProfitBricks since July 2017. In this role, he is responsible for the entire marketing and PR division, and ensures that the emphasis is consistently placed on the customer in all communication and marketing actions. After Joachim completed his business administration studies at FHTW in Berlin in 1998, he held numerous responsible positions in marketing and CRM for companies including eBay/mobile.de, Autoscout24 and Holidaycheck, and recently developed/implemented cross-channel CRM strategies as interim manager for a successful Munich-based start-up in the IP-TV sector. His personal strengths include a strong, consistent customer focus, a keen motivation for results, an ability to make decisions based on available data and a meticulous, conceptual approach.

Awarded with the following awards

Frost & Sullivan 2014 Best Practices Award Best in Cloud Award - Best Cloud Project 2012 Codie Award-  2014 SIIA Codie Winner - Best Cloud Management Solution CIO Review - 20 Most Promising Cloud Computing Companies CRN - Emerging Vendors 2014, 2015, 2016 und 2017
Innovationspreis-IT - Best of 2015 - Innitiative Mittelstand - IT-Service Winner Best Cloud Solutions 2015 -  ASCII Group Austin Capital Cloud Award Reader's Choice Hosting Awards 2016 Reader's Choice Service & Hosting Awards 2018