Katulu GmbH
Gertigstraße 48
22303 Hamburg


+49 40 22 86 03 19 2



Management Team

Management Team

Michael Kühne-Schlinkert

Founder and CEO

Michael has more than 18 years of experience in software and product development and as founder of several successful companies. In 2018 he started his first family business with Katulu. His vision of driving Katulu to become one of the leading solution providers in the IIoT market while protecting the data ownership rights of customers is something he pursues with great persistency and passion. He combines his outstanding knowledge of Industrial IoT, cloud and product development with the ability to set up, lead and grow companies. A true entrepreneur with a strong vision and the necessary sense of reality to successfully execute it.

Anne Mareike Schlinkert

Founder and COO

Anne has gained her work experience of over 16 years primarily in an IIoT pioneering industry: large-scale wind energy plants. In international roles at global manufacturing companies like Vestas Wind Systems and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, she has earned her spurs within all parts of the value chain, including supplier management, new product development and strategy development. Today, she uses her in-depth knowledge of Industrial IoT from the customers' perspectives to help take their business to the next level. As a talented speaker, she is happy to share her insights with interested parties.

Orlando Hohmeier

Head of Engineering

Orlando ships Software projects and products since 2005; he shipped international campaigns, websites, and mobile applications for clients like Mercedes-Benz, JimBeam, or Vodafone and worked on products like DC/OS (Distributed Cloud Operating System). He led and grew teams working on web and distributed front-end, storage, and networking solutions. He deeply cares about people, enjoys great software design, strives for exceptional user experience and excellent operation.

Nicolai Buchwitz

Technical Product Manager

Nicolai has a great passion for IIoT and distributed systems. With his experience in building scalable IT solutions he is eager to bridge the gap between IT and OT in order to move the digitalization of the industry to the next level. He is a regular conference speaker and was responsible for the design and realization of the industry-leading condition monitoring and predictive maintenance solution for hydrogen filling stations. Working in various areas such as maintenance, development and project management, he gathered a unique understanding on how to deliver end-to-end solutions tailored to the individual customer’s needs.

Emma Herrero


Emma has over 16 years of extensive multidisciplinary work experience in Human Resources, international non-profit and private companies. She brings fresh and new approaches to build our HR culture and works closely to the management on creating successful teams. With her holistic approach from recruitment to development of our teams she creates an empowering atmosphere for our employees to develop their full potential.