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feb

2021

News

UNICEPTA expands Management Board and AI development team

  • Timo Thomann-Rompf joins UNICEPTA's management board, focusing on customer service and international expansion
  • AI expert Holger Oftring will support the technology development for automated data analysis

Timo Thomann-Rompf (45) will join the UNICEPTA management board as of 1 October 2021. "As innovation leader in AI-based Media & Marketing Intelligence we want to further improve our consulting and service offer and expand our international business," says Georg Stahl, Managing Partner at UNICEPTA responsible for business development and finances. "We are very pleased that in Timo Thomann-Rompf, we have found an internationally experienced top manager and industry expert for this shared goal."

Thomann-Rompf joins UNICEPTA from Cision, where he was most recently responsible for the division Cision Insights as President and member of the executive board. His earlier roles include that of Managing Director for Germany as well as Chief Operation Officer (COO) in the US.

As of October 2021, UNICEPTA's management board team will consist of Theres Essmann, Sebastian Rohwer, Claas Sandrock, Georg Stahl and Timo Thomann-Rompf

 

Holger Oftring will advance the development of AI-based data analysis

As of 1 April 2021, Holger Oftring (38) will also join UNICEPTA and head IT development of AI-based data analysis. Natural Language Processing makes it possible to automatically evaluate extremely large quantities of text-based information from social media, online and print sources for trends, topics, companies, or brands. 

Holger Oftring also joins UNICEPTA from Cision, where he worked since 2013. In the past four years, he was responsible for software development and AI at Cision Insights. At UNICEPTA, he will head a newly formed development team that will pool the AI expertise of UNICEPTA and Ubermetrics. Holger Oftring will report to Marc Rössler, Managing Director and Head of IT at UNICEPTA. 

"We are very pleased to have gained a renowned specialist for AI-based data analysis in Holger Oftring. With his experience, he will give an extra boost to our technology development," says Sebastian Rohwer, Managing Partner at UNICEPTA responsible for technology development. "AI-based data analysis is an essential pillar of UNICEPTA's innovation and tech strategy, providing an answer to the growing need in communications and marketing to get relevant insights in an easy and quick way."

At the beginning of the year, UNICEPTA took over Social Intelligence company Ubermetrics. Both companies will pool their competencies and further expand AI-based intelligence platforms for communications and marketing, having a vast data pool of more than 460 million sources at their disposal.

UNICEPTA counts among its customers two thirds of all Dax-listed companies as well as international corporations such as ABB, British Airways, FIFA, IOC and Roche. With over 450 employees in Europe, the US and Asia, UNICEPTA group generated annual sales to the tune of EUR 45 million in the financial year 2019/2020.

 

About UNICEPTA

UNICEPTA is one of the leading providers of visionary, AI-powered media and marketing intelligence solutions, delivered with a human factor of analytics, insights, and advisory services.​ ​Our media and audience tracking provides you with the insights you need for more personalized and engaging customer and company interactions.​ Connecting media, digital & social, marketing and business analytics, our integrated digital platforms compile real-time information flows into reports, live dashboards and immersive corporate and brand newsrooms, supported by Analytics & Insights advisors to help your team spot issues and opportunities immediately. As a result, we deliver smart insights to drive faster, better decisions for strong performance. With over 450 colleagues from 44 nations across our offices in Berlin, Cologne, Krakow, London, Shanghai, Washington, and Zurich, UNICEPTA supports renowned cross-sector market leaders.