Our management team combines the different cultural and professional capabilities PONTON is characterised by. On the one hand we are driven by innovative technologies and new business models, whereas on the other hand we strive for trustworthy and long-term partnerships with our customers.
Dr. Michael Merz, Managing Director
Michael Merz has been working in IT since 1984 and is the founder of Ponton. He holds dual degrees in economics and computer science and a PhD from Hamburg University. He has demonstrated his expertise by authoring several text books and is internationally well-known as an expert in blockchain technology.
Tilo Zimmermann, Managing Director
Tilo Zimmermann is the co-founder of PONTON. He is responsible for business development and strategy in the divisions Wholesale Energy Trading / EFETnet. He is an expert on regulatory compliance in energy trading, also dealing with governance and legal matters. He holds M.Sc. degrees from TU Berlin and from the University of Michigan, the latter obtained as a Fulbright scholar.
Thomas Sonnenberg, Manager “Equias” Division
Thomas Sonnenberg has more than 25 years experience in developing and implementing standard software products, with an emphasis on project management with large teams. He heads PONTON’s business division “Equias”, which provides software and consulting services to more than 600 global clients.
Thomas Borscha, Manager of Division “B2B Integration”
Thomas Borscha has more than 25 years experience in developing and implementing individual solutions and software products, with an emphasis on project management and application consulting. He heads PONTON’s business division “B2B Integration”, which provides software and consulting services to global clients. Blockchain based solutions are also provided by the division “B2B Integration”.