Our people

The most experienced leadership you have seen in an InsurTech

DGTAL combines extensive insurance know how and experienced technology leadership in its BoD and management with a unique ability to execute:

  • Combined experience of +50 successful insurance transactions (€+2bn combined volume) and +100 yrs. of software development experience.
  • With our established reputation, we have direct access to insurers and regulators throughout the European insurance sector.
  • Our combined entrepreneurial track record includes 5x successful exits and turnarounds.
  • With close academic relations to leading universities in Europe, we can hire top talent for software engineers and insurance.

Arndt Gossmann (Chief Executive Officer)

  • 20+ years insurance and restructuring
  • Former senior insurance mandates at KPMG, DARAG and SOVAG
  • Founder and CEO of DARAG (Exit at 4x book value)
  • Visiting lecturer at the Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen

Dr. Florian Herzog (Chief Science & Research)

  • 20+ years technology and computer science
  • Phd for Engineering, Mathematics and Finance
  • Lecturer at ETH Zurich for master and PhD level
  • Investment Committee of swiss pension fund

Richard Hundt (Chief Technology Officer)

  • 22+ years of industry experience in software engineering, management and consulting.
  • Entrepreneur, software engineer and data scientist
  • Head of Engineering at Risk.Ident (Otto Group)

Vanda Giannara (Chief Client Officer)

  • 15+ years Experience in strategy, sales & stakeholder engagement
  • Led +100 business dev. For financial services and big corporates
  • Advisor to BoD of the National Bank of Greece

Nadine Anemüller (Head of Client Development)

  • 30+ years of experience in the insurance industry through senior positions in major German insurance companies
  • Broad international experience in a wide range of in-house projects across the globe as well as working with and for globally active insurance organizations

Natasa Maniou (Head of Product)

  • 12+ years business analysis and software development 
  • BSc in Computer Science and Telecommunications UoA, Msc in Information Systems UoA

Nicola Robben (Head of Operations)

  • 15+ Generalist solution competence and extensive project experience
  • restructuring and development of operational structures including IT, HR, Marketing and investor relations
  • Leadership positions held at: MIDEA, DARAG, SOVAG

Ioannis Douros (Machine Learning Engineer)

  • Experienced in medical image processing
  • Experienced in speech production and speech recognition
  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Former member of the Greek National Sudoku & Logic Riddles Team

Charlie El Hourani (Software Developer)

  • Software Developer with 15+ years of experience
  • Led teams developing software in the medical and telecom field

Srbuhi Sakunts (Key Account Manager)

  • 5 years of expertise in legal affairs, business strategy, M&A, and customer development strategy within the dynamic insurance industry
  • Master of Laws (LL.M) in European and European Legal Studies, University of Hamburg & Master of International and European Law, University of Fribourg

Nikos Patrinos (Head of Marcomms)

  • 13+ years in Marcomms at strategy and execution level
  • Multi-sector client service experience in leading agencies in Athens and London
  • MA in Media & Communication, University of Newcastle

Eva Karageorgou (Senior Business Engineer)

  • 3+ years of experience in the IT field as an Application Consultant
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics and Data Science, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Sirarpi Arshakyan (Project Manager)

  • 8+ years of experience in project management and legal consultancy, primarily in Startups and Investment Companies
  • Master of Law and Business from Bucerius Law School, specializing in Startups and Innovation Management, Hamburg, Germany. Also, a Master of Laws specializing in International Law from the American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia

Serhii Sokoliuk (Senior Software Engineer)

  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Experienced in applied machine learning and distributed systems

Adam Blanza (Project Assistant)

  • 5+ years of experience in customer service
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (In-progress)