Nils Drews is a physician. He studied medicine at the University of Hamburg and the University of Lübeck. During his studies he worked as a doctoral candidate in the area of clinical research. Due to his interest in digital data processing, he started to develop systems for electronic data capturing. This business idea led to the foundation of Varigon AG, for which he was a board member for a long time.
Michael Stadler finished his studies of Finance & Accounting at the University of St. Gallen. He started his career with the FMCG company Procter & Gamble. He held several positions in the controlling department before he moved to the telecommunication company Tele2, where he worked for the German subsidiary and later in Switzerland. He found a new challenge with the online grocery LeShop where he worked as CFO. There he was responsible for finance, purchasing and customer care.
Michael was offered the opportunity to set up and manage the German subsidiary of a risk management company. After the company was successfully established in the market, Michael decided to open up his own company, which he did with his partners at Clariness.
At Clariness, Michael is responsible for Business Development, Finance and Administration.
Before joining Clariness, Jens Stelling started Key One AG, a Swiss software company, which develops custom applications for financial institutions and media companies. In his last project at Key One, he was responsible for providing a complete solution to sell, manage and deliver digital cinema content to all cinemas in Switzerland for a large advertising sales house. He previously developed applications for banks, law firms, collection agencies and NGOs.
Prior to Key One, Jens developed software for IQA, a Swiss credit rating company. Before starting in software, he was an independent CAD integration consultant for different construction and architecture firms in the US. Jens holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University. Before that, he studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
At Clariness, Jens is responsible for Software Development.