About Us: The riskmethods Story

riskmethods was born because its founders had a mission: to create a world of reliable supply networks. Rolf Zimmer & Heiko Schwarz launched riskmethods in 2013, when they saw that companies everywhere needed a way to navigate risk in a more effective way

Now riskmethods is a market leader in supply chain risk management, helping beloved brands and working with well-known partners to create reliable supply networks around the globe.

Leadership Team

Heiko Schwarz

Heiko Schwarz

Co-Founder & Managing Director
Heiko Schwarz is Founder and Managing Director of riskmethods. Heiko is an expert in both software and strategic purchasing, and has spent 20 years successfully helping supply chain and procurement organizations implement solutions to increase performance, reduce cost and minimize risk. He has been honored with the Pro To Know award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive for his forward-thinking approach to the topic of supply chain risk management.

Rolf Zimmer

Rolf Zimmer

Co-Founder & Managing Director
Rolf Zimmer is Founder and Managing Director of riskmethods. Rolf has been working in software and procurement for 20 years, and is an expert in the areas of procurement, supply management and risk management. His previous experience includes consulting activities at SAP, Ariba and Emptoris. In recognition of Rolf’s contributions to the field of supply chain risk management, he has been named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro To Know.

Bill DeMartino

Bill DeMartino

General Manager of North America
As the General Manager of riskmethods North America, Bill DeMartino plays a leading role in the global expansion of riskmethods. Bill has held leadership positions in B2B software spanning 16 years in product management, sales and marketing. Bill has built his expertise in procurement and supply chain while at IBM, Emptoris and Determine. He is a supply management thought leader who is a frequent speaker and author on supply chain risk management topics.

Thomas Gröhl

Thomas Gröhl

Chief Marketing Officer

Chris Blättermann

Chris Blättermann

Chief Technology Officer

Kai Elsermann

Kai Elsermann

Vice President, EMEA Sales

Dave Crow

Dave Crow

Vice President, North America Sales

Peter Dudek

Peter Dudek

Global Director of Customer Success

Ahmed El Sayed

Ahmed El Sayed

Global Director, Finance

Martin Beischl

Martin Beischl

Director Talent Management

Birgit Müller

Birgit Müller

Director Corporate Marketing

Kasia Katrycz

Kasia Katrycz

Risk Intelligence Director

Uwe Bradler

Uwe Bradler

Director Customer Success

Ludwig Hurt

Ludwig Hurt

Director Engineering

Bianca Erb

Bianca Erb

Director Quality Management

Our Employees

riskmethods: #protectingtheproductswelove

Protecting the Products We Love

At riskmethods we work as a team to protect the products and brands we love. Why? Because we can’t imagine living without them.

Customers all over the world are relying on our solution

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