HW PARTNERS‘ board and partners can look back at a long experience as founders and board members of GWI AG. When GWI AG was sold to Agfa-Gevaert in 2005, ist was rated one of Germany’s top 10 companies for the development of standard software, with sales exceeding 125 million euros, an EBT of more than 25% and more than 1.000 staff in four countries. Link: GWI-Seite auf Wikipedia

HW PARTNERS AG was founded in 2002 with the aim both to make high-tech investments exclusively in the field of cloud companies and to establish their own cloud companies.


Dr. Jörg Haas

  • Co-founder, Partner and Board Member of HW PARTNERS AG (2002 to date)
  • Co-founder of BonnVisio GmbH & Co. KG Real Estate Property Management (2002 to date)
  • Co-founder and Board Member of the technology company GWI AG (1990-2005), sold to AGFA-Gaevert N.V., Belgium, in 2005
  • Chairman of the Board of the German industry association for information technology producers in the healthcare sector “Industrieverband der Hersteller von Informationstechnologien im Gesundheitswesen VHitG” (2001-2003)
  • Doctorate in Business Information Systems, Trier University (1991-1995)
  • Studies in Business Administration (1987-1990) and Business Information Systems (1984-1987), both at Trier University

Detailed CV of Dr. Jörg Haas as pdf download


Dr. Rüdiger Wilbert

  • Co-founder, Partner and Board Member of HW PARTNERS AG (2002 to date)
  • Co-founder of BonnVisio GmbH & Co. KG Real Estate Vermögensverwaltung (2002 to date)
  • Co-founder and Board Member of the technology company GWI AG (1990-2005), sold to AGFA-Gaevert N.V., Belgium, in 2005
  • Doctorate in Business Information Systems, Trier University (1990-1995)
  • Studies in Business Administration (1986-1990) at Trier University

Dr. Markus Cramer

  • Board Member at Scopevisio AG (2012 to date)
  • Partner and Board Member at HW PARTNERS AG (2006 to date)
  • Areas of responsibility: Finance, Controlling, Legal, Tax, Administration und Merger & Acquisition
  • Board Member Finance at the technology company GWI AG (1996- 2006)
  • KPMG Aditor (1992-1996), Due Diligence, M&A Consultant and IT Check
  • Doctorate in Social Sciences, Bochum University (1992-1996)
    Studies in Business Administration (1987-1992) at Cologne University

Stephan Müller

  • Board Member at Scopevisio AG (2014 to date)
  • Partner and Board Member at HW PARTNERS AG (2006 to date)
  • Areas of responsibility: Business Development, Support & Service, Organisation
  • Board Member Operations at the technology company GWI AG (1993- 2006)
  • Chairman at medical net AG (1999-2003)
  • Studies in Business Administration (1989-1993) with a focus on Auditing and Business Information Systems at Trier

Michael Rosbach

  • Board Member of Scopevisio AG (2009 to date)
  • Partner and Board Member at HW PARTNERS AG (2006 to date)
  • Areas of responsibility: Business Development, Marketing & Sales, Organisation
  • Board Member Sales at the technology company GWI AG (1996-2006)
  • Chairman at medical economix AG (1999-2002)
  • Business Consultant at KPMG Business Consultants (1992-1996)
  • Master of Business Administration M.B.A. (1991-1992) at Birmingham, England
  • Studies in Business Administration (1986-1990) at Koblenz

Prof. Dr. Alexander Pohl

  • Partner at HW PARTNERS AG (2007 to date)
  • Areas of responsibility: Strategy, Marketing Investor Relations and M&A
  • Directeur Général of the technology company GWI Medica France S.A. (2004 – 2006)
  • Partner of Simon, Kucher & Partners Strategy&Marketing Consultants (1996 – 2003), Head of the Paris Office (2001 – 2002)
  • Studies, doctorate and state doctorate in Business Administration at Trier University, Dublin City University and Wharton School/University of Pennsylvania (USA)
  • Professor for Market-Oriented Leadership and Innovation Marketing at HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG (2013 to date)
  • Adjunct Professor for Technology Management and Marketing at EBS BUSINESS SCHOOL, International University, Oestrich-Winkel (2007 to date)
  • Honorary professor at UNIVERSITÄT TRIER (2007 to date)

Detailed CV of Prof. Dr. Alexander Pohl as pdf download


Thomas Wittmann

  • Legal advisor at HW PARTNERS AG (2009)
  • Lawyer (2006 to date)
  • Legal advisor, Head of HR and authorised signatory at the technology company GWI AG (1999-2006)
  • Admission as attorney-at-law (1999)
  • Legal practise in line with German law school standards (1997-1999) at Trier and Düsseldorf
  • Law studies (1993-1997) at Trier

Martin Jung

  • Participation controller at HW PARTNERS AG; Areas of responsibility: investment controlling (2008 to date)
  • Business Consultant in controlling, IT organisation, IT systems and data warehousing (2007 – 2008)
  • Leader of Controlling and DataCenter at the technology company AGFA HealthCare (1999 – 2007)
  • In-service MBA studies (2000 – 2003) at Trier
  • Commercial clerk in the area of accounting (1997-1999)
  • Vocational commercial training (1994 – 1997)

Rita Karassek

  • Participation controller at HW PARTNERS AG; Areas of responsibility: finance&accounting (2005 to date)
  • Cross-industry professional experiance as certified accountant (1995 to date)
  • Certified Financial Accountant IHK (1996)
  • Tax clerk at a tax consulting company (1985-1995)
  • Vocational training as a tax clerk (1982-1985)

Irina Spaett

  • Board Assistant (2007 to date)
  • Vocational qualification in Office Management IHK (2011)
  • In-service training programme (2009 – 2011) at Bonn
  • Business clerk / Accounting (1999-2007) Frankfurt and Bonn
  • Vocational commercial training (1996 – 1999)

Ludwig Frede

  • since 2006 BonnVisio Group, Managing Director of property and project development companies
  • 2000-2006 PARETO GmbH Cologne, Commercial Manager, Authorised signatory
  • 1994-2000 Fundus Fonds-Verwaltungen, Head of Accounting
  • since 1994 activities in different real estate companies
  • 1991 -1994 Controller at DigitalEquipment GmbH
  • Studies in Business Administration, University of Cologne, Graduation 1990