Team 2018-01-29T15:32:30+00:00

Management Team

Dr. Volker Ruerup
Founder and Managing Director

Volker studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim and did his Ph.D. in Innovation Managment at LMU Munich. During this time, he worked a lot with patent data and created the idea of Patent-Pilot. Volker is responsible for all business related jobs and leads our sales team.

Daniel Pater
Founder and Technical Director

Daniel studied economics and computer science at Technical University of Munich and is our Head of Development. As as an expert in modern back end and front end frameworks, Daniel is together with our engineers responsible for all technical aspects of our platform that make Patent-Pilot so unique.