Andrew Bredenkamp, Founder, to Focus on Innovation and Key Relationships
Berlin, Germany March 16, 2012 – Acrolinx, the leader in content quality software, announced today the appointment of Markus Juhr-DeBenedetti as Chief Executive Officer. Andrew Bredenkamp, Founder, assumes the role of President and will continue driving product innovation and serving customers.
Markus joined Acrolinx in March of 2011 as Chief Operating Officer. He has extensive experience in the technology industry, including multiple executive management roles spanning more than twenty years. Most recently, he served as EVP Global Field Operations for Crossgate AG (acquired by SAP AG) and held operational management roles at Chordiant Software (acquired by Pegasystems NASDAQ: PEGA). In each case, he led these firms through global expansion and hyper-growth.
“Markus offers a wealth of experience leading technology companies to success, and he brings a strong commitment to our employees and customers” said Andrew Bredenkamp. “He has proven his strengths as COO of Acrolinx, and we are delighted to follow his lead for the next chapter of the Acrolinx success story.”
A native of Germany, Markus is fluent in English, German, French and Italian. He earned his master’s degree in computer science from Rutgers University (US) and an MBA degree from INSEAD in France.
Acrolinx provides Content Quality Software that enables companies such as Adobe, Dell, Cisco, IBM, Philips, and Siemens to make their content easier to comprehend, cheaper to translate, and easier to find. Built on a powerful linguistic analytics engine, Acrolinx helps you analyze, measure, and improve the quality of the content you deliver to your customers.