The people behind Evolutionizer

Evolutionizer is a European software and solution company, founded by experienced business leaders, top management consultants and talented IT experts specializing in enterprise software applications. Together, we build what is urgently needed in the age of digitization: An enterprise cloud for strategy.

Helmut Lodzik

Founder | CEO

Helmut Lodzik founded Evolutionizer with the mission to support strategy and leadership work holistically and substainably through latest technology. As Senior Partner and  Global Head of Transformation & Restructuring at Management Engineers (PwC Strategy&), Oliver Wyman and in serveral industries, he spent more than 30 years working directly where strategy and development takes place and key management decisions are made.

He now leverage his experience as CEO of Evolutionizer to keep the company on a substainable and successful growth path.

Gotthard Tischner

Managing Director

Gotthard Tischner is an expert in enterprise software and has already co-founded and led several companies to success. Before joining Evolutionizer, he was Partner and Head of Business Analytics Germany at PwC.

At Evolutionizer he is responsible for product development and go-to-market.

Patrick Funcke

Managing Director

Patrick Funcke is an expert in IT architectures and founding partner of Evolutionizer. After studying economics, he worked for more than 20 years at Management Engineers at the interface between strategy consulting and IT. This allows him to move effortlessly between the worlds.

At Evolutionizer he ist responsible for the implementation of challenging projects and corporate development.

Benjamin Habig

Business Development

Benjamin Habig is an expert on the financial industry and the whole Asian cultural area. Before co-founding Evolutionizer, he worked as a consultant for manufacturing industries and financial services. He gained his knowledge in various positions in the financial industry, investment banking and consulting.

Benjamin Habig is responsible for business development at Evolutionizer.

Kürsat Gökce

Sales | Partnerships

Kürsat Gökce is an expert in digitizing strategic management processes. Before joining Evolutionizer, he was a Managing Partner of SOLYP GmbH and one of the pioneers of digital support for strategy work in complex organizational environments.

At Evolutionizer, he leverages his big experience from several industries to accompany and support companies and partners on the way to a successful and longlasting collaboration.

Gaston Russi

Sales | Partnerships

Gaston Russi has been working for 20 years in the management of leading enterprise software solutions for Fortune Global 500 companies in the area of end-to-end strategy execution. His areas of expertise include  policy deployment (OKR, Hoshin, BSC, EFQM), the systematic implementation of continuous improvement (Operational Excellence, Lean, Six Sigma, KATA) and the use of monetary and non-monetary incentives for corporate management.

Premal Desai

Strategic Advisor

Premal Desai is an experienced industry manager and strategy consultant. After 10 years at BCG he joined to thyssenkrupp Group, where he held several positions for over a decade, including  Head of Group Strategy, CFO and Chairman/CEO of thyssenkrupp Steel.

At Evolutionizer, Premal Desai is a Strategic Advisor, providing his long and extensive strategic experience and advising the company and its customers.

Dr. Christoph Kollatz

Strategic Advisor

Dr. Christoph Kollatz is an experienced CXO, Board member, Senior Advisor and Manager with excellent track record in strategy, transformation, digitization, business excellence and program management. After 20 years at Siemens, he worked in executive leadership positions at SAP, Lufthansa, Alcoa/Arconic and B&C Industrieholding. He is now advising innovative companies exploiting their growth and performance potential. At Evolutionizer, Dr. Christoph Kollatz offers his deep expertise in strategy and transformation for our corporate development and product.