Get to know our management directors

Managing Director and CEO

Ulrich Huggenberger

Ulrich Huggenberger founded XITASO in 2011. Previously, the graduated Computer Scientist worked five years as Software Developer and Project Manager with the KUKA Robot Group. For two and a half years he was Manager of the engineering firm Codronic. Ulrich Huggenberger already focused on engineering software during his studies of computer sciences at the Augsburg University. Today he advises the Software Developers of XITASO and is in charge of the company’s strategic alignment.

Phone +49 821 885882-12

Managing Director an CFO

Martin Huggenberger

In June 2014 Martin Huggenberger became the second member of the management board of XITASO. Already in September 2013, the graduate in business administration assumed responsibility for the company’s financial planning. Before that, Huggenberger was working five years as Investment Manager for Allianz Global Investors. During that time, he focused intensively on the evaluation of various business models and their individual prospects of success. He deploys his comprehensive management expertise in the XITASO family business.

Phone +49 821 885882-27

Managing Director and COO

Dr. Michael Schackert

Since 2021, Dr. Michael Schackert has been responsible for operations and day-to-day business as Managing Director and COO. Before the PhD Physicist became part of the XITASO team as a Software Developer in 2014, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on superconducting nanostructures. At XITASO, he also worked as a Product Owner himself for many years and, as Head of Delivery, he has already been taking care of the overall coordination of project teams and customer projects since 2018. For him, his mission is to shape the framework conditions for self-organization and personal responsibility in such a way that every XITASOnian can develop in the best possible way with his know-how in software engineering.

Phone +49 821 885882-36

Managing Director and CFO

Andreas Beirer

As Managing Director and CFO, Andreas Beirer has been steering the financial fortunes of XITASO GmbH since 2021. Prior to this, he spent two years in the company’s finance and controlling, most recently also as an Authorized Officer. His previous positions at the finance wheel included well-known companies in the fields of cyber security, consumer electronics and international trade, such as Drivelock SE or Equipped with a diploma in business administration from the University of Augsburg and an MBA from the University of Dayton in the USA, Andreas Beirer creates and promotes consistent company-wide transparency and lives open communication as the basis for our issue-based and distributed responsibility.

Phone +49 821 885882-114

CEO XITASO Healthcare GmbH

Prof. Dr. Jens Brunner

Jens Brunner has held the Chair for Health Care Operations / Health Information Management at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Augsburg University since 2013. The Chair is tasked with analyzing, planning and optimizing service processes in the healthcare sector using quantitative methods of operations research / management science. Brunner was appointed Managing Director and CEO of the newly founded XITASO Healthcare GmbH in 2016. The goal of this XITASO subsidiary is to advise healthcare providers in process management issues and to implement the results in innovative IT systems in a targeted manner. A particular focus is placed on software-based personnel scheduling in hospitals.

Phone +49 151 18440480