Management

Board & Executives

Andreas Opfer | CEO

Andreas Opfer was already responsible for the European business as Managing Director of the German Secude company and was appointed CEO in April 2022. He has years of management, sales and marketing experience in both the hardware (Xerox) and software (Realtech AG, smartShift GmbH) industries. Andreas holds a master's degree in business administration.

Philipp Meier

Philipp Meier | VP R&D & Quality

Philipp Meier is the Vice President of Research, Development and Quality Control for SECUDE. Before taking over this responsibility, he worked in different roles on several engineering projects for the group. He studied computer science at the University of Applied Science, Lucerne (Switzerland) with specialization in IT Security and Software Engineering. Philipp holds a business and academic baccalaureate.

Holger Hügel | Product Management | Germany

Holger Hügel is responsible for the technical pre-sales process and customer service in Germany. Prior to joining SECUDE, he worked as technical expert for SmartShift and Realtech. He brings many years of experience in the SAP market with a deep understanding of IT service management processes.

Eric Kang | VP Technology | United States

Eric Kang is the Vice President (Technology) for the United States and as such he is responsible for Marketing, Sales and Operations in the region. He is an experienced IT architect with in-depth expertise in SAP technology and IT application security. He passionate about artificial intelligence and machine learning. He has an extensive repertoire in IT Architecture, Project Management, Mentoring and Entrepreneurship knowhow. Eric holds MS degrees in Mathematics and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota and has completed several PhD level researches.

SV Kannan | Managing Director | India

SV Kannan is the Managing Director of SECUDE India and has been with SECUDE for close to a decade. He has a wealth of experience in IT that spans over 25 years during which time he specialized in Software Engineering, Startup Strategy, Product Development and managing large teams.

Dola Krishna M | VP Sales & Alliances | India

Dola Krishna M is Business Technologist with global experience and deep hands-on knowledge of both. He has extensive software products experience and has worked for over seven years at Microsoft Corporation, with a significant period in a customer facing roles. Dola commands an all-round view of the Information Technology industry. Dola is fluent in English and German. He holds an MBA degree from a premier institute.

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