K E Y . S T E E R I N G


Digital KPI management driven by consulting experience and start-up culture.

KeY Steering

Founders' experiences:

Nils Heinemann

Nils Heinemann first got to know the designs of organizations and companies as a board member of a student management consultancy and later in the corporate development of the BI consultancy Cundus. Cundus AG was acquired by PricewaterhouseCoopers Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft during its work. After completing his master’s degree in Management & Psychology at Rhein-Waal University, he decided to start with the newly founded boutique consultancy LangeVolknant Management Consulting GmbH with a focus on corporate management. He gained experience in DAX groups (pharmaceuticals) and medium-sized companies (service, retail, medical technology) in the areas of smart performance management, post-merger integration and restructuring.

As a daily user of the solution in projects with a psychological background, Nils Heinemann repeatedly reflects the usability and the ability to collaborate in our product keY.

Benedikt Willwerth

Benedikt Willwerth studied economics and industrial engineering at the Technical University of Dortmund. As a business consultant for EY and PwC, he advised large and medium-sized companies on the topics of performance management, business intelligence and lean reporting. Leveraging these years of experience, Benedikt Willwerth knows reporting structures and KPI management approaches from different industries. He is an expert in lean reporting and advised top management on questions of reporting and KPI management in various projects.

As an expert in reporting, Benedikt Willwerth is aware of the importance of the last 5% quality. He optimizes and complements our product in terms of consistency and visual brilliance.

Dr. Christoph Lange

Christoph Lange has a degree in business administration. He studied and earned his PHD in Passau at the Chair of Information Systems. During this time he taught at the Universities of Passau and Cologne. He regularly holds university lectureships, currently at the University of Karlsruhe. Christoph Lange has been working in the area of business intelligence and corporate performance management for over a decade. He has been advising customers regarding methods and acted as a subject matter expert regarding integrated corporate management. KPI management has always been the basis of his conceptual work during these projects. Furthermore, Dr. Lange works in long-term interim positions and as a management coach.

Dr. Daniel Volknant

Daniel Volknant has a degree in business administration. He studied and earned his PHD at RWTH Aachen in the field of business informatics and operations research. During his PHD he taught at RWTH Aachen. He regularly teaches, currently at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences. Daniel Volknant has 10 years of experience in CPM, business architecture, controlling, BI and information management. He manages projects with multiple ressources and acts as a content or methodological coach or interim manager. The conception of lean and efficient KPI management procedures as well as designing steering concepts has been the core of his work.


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