Andreas Ponikiewicz joined SimCorp in August 2019 as Senior Manager responsible for SimCorp’s Data Management products and services in Central and Southern Europe. He worked previously for around 10 years at AIM Software, a leading European provider in financial data management to the buy side. At AIM he started his career as a Financial Data Analyst, and went on to assume senior roles in Product Management. His past achievements include the successful roll-out of a new product with focus on improving financial data usage and process optimization at institutions across the European market. Andreas then went on to head up sales for the whole Data Management product portfolio in Central Europe at AIM before joining SimCorp. Andreas holds a degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship and a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.