Univention Management Team

Peter Ganten


Peter H. Ganten studied physics and psychology and was working in different fields of research and consulting before founding Univention. He has been involved with Linux since 1994 and has become well known as an author of a user guide about Debian GNU/Linux. Today he is leading the Univention management team and is responsible for the strategic direction of Univention.


Cord Martens


After his apprenticeship to become an industrial clerk in Hannover, Cord Martens studied ‘Management in Trade’ at the University in Bremen, including one semester abroad in New York, USA. In 2003, he wrote his diploma thesis at Nokia in Bochum before joining Univention in 2004. In his first years, he was responsible for building up the sales team and the reseller partner network. Since 2008 he has been leading the sales department at Univention.


Alice Horstmann

Alice Horstmann


Alice Horstmann studied history and German philology at the universities in Marburg, Cologne and London. Before joining Univention in 2009, she was working as Marketing Officer at bremen online services and at Thomas Cook where she was responsible for internal communication.
Since 2012 she has been responsible for marketing communications at Univention.


Stefan Gohmann


Stefan Gohmann has been working with Linux since 1998. He studied computer sciences at the University of Applied Sciences in Emden and wrote his diploma thesis at Utimaco Safeware AG were he continued to work as a developer after his graduation. He has been working at Univention since 2003.
Since 2004 he has been Head of Software Engineering at Univention.


Martina Bischoff

Human Resources

Martina Bischoff studied business management at the University of Göttingen. Afterwards she worked in Human Resources at the Stuttgarter Bank (Volksbank Stuttgart eG). In 2007, after having taken a family leave, she joined Univention and has been Head of Human Resources ever since.


Ingo Steuwer

Professional Services

Parallel to his studies of computer sciences at the university of Bieldefeld, Ingo Steuwer had already been working on the deployment of Open Source infrastructures in small and medium-sized companies. From 2000 till 2004, he was Managing Director of a software consulting company. He joined Univention in 2004, initially working in product development. Since 2006 he has been Head of Professional Services.


Kevin Dominik Korte, President of Univention North America

Kevin Dominik Korte

Head of North American Operations

Kevin Dominik Korte studied computer sciences at the Jacobs University in Bremen. He graduated as a Master of Science in 2011. Afterwards, he worked in the Professional Services Team at Univention for two years. Since 2013 he has been President of Univention North America Inc. being responsible for the business development in the USA.