Inside Excubate: Three leading industry and start-up experts join Excubate as partners

Three leading industry and start-up experts join Excubate as partners

Cologne/Munich Nov. 6th 2019

Tom Tischner (former CEO of Axoom@TRUMPF), Torsten Wohlrab (former CEO of TRND) and Thomas J. Olbrich (renowned independent process expert) have joined Excubate as new partners.


«These notable additions to our company will help us broaden and strengthen our expertise on Industrial IoT, Plattform Businesses, Digital Marketing, scaling start-up companies and the design and operations of digital processes. Expanding our partner team with these experts will fortify our role as company builder.» say Dr. Markus Anding and Tammo Ganders, founders and managing directors of Excubate.


While Thomas J. Olbrich has already supported Excubate as an external advisor for some time, Tom Tischner and Torsten Wohlrab are new additions to the team with a strong and established industry background.


Tom Tischner is the former CEO of Axoom, the IoT brand of the TRUMPF Group. In that capacity he has already worked with Excubate from a client perspective.


Torsten Wohlrab comes with an impressive track record on leading and scaling start-up companies, in his last position having developed TRND into a successful business with over 200 employees across 8 sites in Europe.


Thomas J. Olbrich has made a career as a process and industry analyst. Named as one of the most influencial process experts in the US and a former recipient of the german innovation award, Thomas brings a wealth of experience in digital process deployment to Excubate.

Gesichter Excubate Partner Announcement

left to right: Olbrich, Wohlrab, Tischner

«The combination of their entrepreneurial DNA, deep knowledge on their respective topics and over 70 years of combined experience in large and medium sized companies are not only a great addition to the Excubate team and mirror our «Best of both worlds » approach, it will also reinforce our ability to help our clients master the challenges of digital transformation and innovation»


The new fulltime partners will be based in the Excubate offices in Cologne and Munich and will take full operational responsibility for client projects as well as the future successful development of Excubate as a thought leader on digitalization and innovation.

About Excubate

Excubate is a company focussed on management consulting and company building. Together with our clients we design and shape digital transformation and innovation of business models by combining the best of corporate and start-up approaches. From strategy to implementation, Excubate is the expert partner.

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