Matthias Hartmann (born in 1966) has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Techem GmbH since 16th January 2020. As Chairman of the Management Board, he is responsible for the development of the Eschborn-based company, which operates in more than 20 countries, together with Dr. Carsten Sürig, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Performance Officer, and Nicolai Kuß, Chief Sales Officer. Until he joined Techem, Matthias Hartmann was Chairman of the Management Board of IBM Deutschland GmbH and General Manager Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Previously, he was, among other things, CEO of the market research company GfK SE. He was responsible for the transformation of the company into a global provider of products and solutions as well as the digital orientation of the company. Prior to this, he held various management positions at IBM in Germany and the US, where he expanded the global services business for strategy, digital transformation and business development.