About Us

About Linkando

Linkando -  the first Digital Impact Platform for Crowd Collaboration.

"Link and Do" is our vision of the holistic action of large communities (crowd), which connect based on their abilities, experiences and interests ("Link") to implement ideas, tasks and solutions ("Do").

We integrate all crowd-relevant processes into a comprehensive approach: matching and sourcing, ideation and innovation, communication and collaboration, collective intelligence and engagement. Linkando ensures that projects and initiatives with optimally assembled teams can be realized from the initial idea to the achieved impact without media breaks.

Linkando simplifies digital transformation and allows for digital impact. This makes Linkando a unique technology choice for any organization on its path of digital transformation choosing Crowd Collaboration as the Future of Work.

Our Team

Volker Wiora

Volker Wiora

Managing Director

Volker Wiora manages the company strategy of Linkando. In recent years he helped with his experience to develop around 15 companies in Europe and the USA. During his career, he was involved in two IPOs, seven takeovers and four "Liquidity events". Among other things, Volker Wiora has gained his expertise as a CIO at Altiris (today Symantec) and as a strategic advisor and board director at e.g. Matrix42, Nexthink, Adaptive Computing and Kaviza (today Citrix). In addition to Linkando, Volker Wiora is also involved in ChannelXperts, Inc. on the Executive Board.

Ilga Groeschel

Ilga Gröschel

Managing Director

Within the management team of Linkando, Ilga Gröschel is responsible for commercial management. She also holds the threads in project management and customer support. In her long professional career, the business graduate had management positions, including Altiris, Arellia and CynapsPro (today EgoSecure). Ilga Gröschel is co-owner of wiora Ventures and has been active in the IT industry for more than 15 years.
Uwe Schneider

Uwe Schneider

Digital Innovation Officer

Uwe Schneider is Digital Innovation Officer at Linkando. He is responsible for business development and for establishing strategic alliances. As a consultant for think tanks and digital networking, Uwe Schneider, who studied law and economics education, is a specialist in HR Transformation, Digital Transformation and Future of Work. Previously, Uwe Schneider worked as a Senior HR Advisor at, among others, DHL, Bayer, Philips, Syngenta and EMC.
Martina Oerther

Martina Oerther

VP Marketing & Community

Martina Oerther is VP Marketing & Community at Linkando. In this position she is responsible for marketing and communications of the company as well as for the operation of the Linkando community. She gained many years of marketing experience in leadership positions at various IT companies, such as at Netviewer, Matrix42 or asknet AG.

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Marc Koch

VP Sales

As VP Sales Marc Koch will drive the growth of Linkando's customer base and alliances network. Marc Koch has long-term experience in sales and the business strategy. He worked in the enterprise software space for more than 20 years. As an entrepreneur he founded several IT companies in the B2B sector since 2002. Prior to joining Linkando, he was CEO at legodo AG and Vice President Sales and Marketing PowerDocs at Opentext.

Our Investors

Linkando has strong partners and trusted investors who support the development of our company not only with financial resources, but also with their diverse contacts and their own entrepreneurial experience. A great example for successful collaboration.
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Cygnet Ventures

Cygnet Ventures is a network of private investors, lead by former banking and business executives. As a group, they invest in early stage startups and support them with their experience and advise. They plan for longer term investments and select deals carefully; based on their collective experience.
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wiora Ventures

wiora Ventures is an Early Stage Investor and Technology Incubator for B2B Cloud Solutions. Within the scope of its own business model, the core technology of the Linkando Platform (Codename: Collios) was developed by wiora Ventures and publicly made available with the foundation of Linkando GmbH & Co. KG. In addition, the wiora Ventures team is involved in the further development of Linkando at various levels and will accompany Linkando on its way. For more information, visit www.wiora.com

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