Kolab Systems AG is the professional company behind the Kolab Groupware Solution, the premier choice for everyone who wants peace of mind, freedom of choice and the ability to innovate. Founded in 2010 in Zürich, Switzerland, Kolab Systems has taken the place of the Kolab Konsortium which initially provided Kolab services primarily in German speaking areas from 2004 to 2010.
As one of the few true Open Source / Free Software companies, Kolab Systems is managed by a team of leading entrepreneurs in the area giving our customers and partners peace of mind for the future direction of the business.
Georg C. F. Greve
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board
Self-taught software developer, traditionally trained physicist, and author of over a hundred articles on various issues around Free Software. As the founding president of the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) Georg Greve has over ten years of experience in coordinating interdisciplinary, international activities, often involving multiple organisations and achieving goals in a variety of environments, including the United Nations, the European Commission, the International Standardization Organisation and large corporations such as Google. Having provided expertise on the business application of Free Software and Open Standards to a variety of companies and entrepreneurs, Georg Greve is among the world's premier experts on these issues. For his achievements in Free Software and Open Standards Georg Greve was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on ribbon by the Federal Republic of Germany on 18 December 2009.
Dr. Paul J. Adams
Chief Operating Officer, Secretary of the Board
Trained as a software engineer and specialising in process management, Dr. Paul J. Adams has worked in both academia and industry as a researcher and project manager, covering a variety of Free Software-related topics. In 2009 he worked for Zea Partners conducting research on behalf of the commercial community involved in Zope and Plone development and services. Prior to this he worked as a research and project manager for Sirius Corporation in the UK. Paul graduated in 2004 as a Software Engineer, from the University of Durham, UK. His subsequent doctorate was conducted between 2005 and 2009 from the University of Lincoln. Paul was awarded Chartered IT Professional status, in 2008 and is a full professional member of the British Computer Society (for whom he is co-founder and former chairman of the Open Source Specialist Group), IEEE as well as of KDE e.V. and the Fellowship of the FSFE.
Managing Director, KDAB (Germany)
Originally coming from a liberal arts background, Till Adam has spent the last fifteen years in the software world. He is well respected as a contributor to Free Software, in particular to the KDE project, an expert in cross-platform software development, a trainer, a frequent public speaker and an occasional author. At KDAB he is responsible for the services business.
Chief Executive Officer, Dreamlab Technologies AG
Director of Business Development, ISECOM
Nicolas Mayencourt is an experienced information security expert. As founder and CEO of Dreamlab Technologies AG and as board member of ISECOM, he helps to build, establish and further develop Open Standards. Employing the pool of security experts from Dreamlab Technologies, he helps customers to apply and implement Open Standards while creating and checking system security. In research projects and collaboration with W3C or OWASP as well as in cooperation with universities and companies he influences new findings and developments in the areas of Open Source and Open Standards (e.g. XForms, Change, NetObservatory).