About riskmethods

riskmethods offers a SaaS, cloud-based supply chain risk management solution. The company focuses primarily on SMEs and large businesses in all industries, which purchase on an international basis.

The two executive partners Rolf Zimmer and Heiko Schwarz are responsible for the company management, and together have over 25 years’ experience in strategic purchasing. They have both been honored with the "Pro To Know Award" for their forward thinking on the topic of supply chain risk management. Also Bill DeMartino, General Manager of North America has been honored with the "Pro To Know Award" 2017. Rolf, Heiko and Bill are distinguished speakers for global procurement and supply chain conventions.

Our customers benefit from a comprehensive supply chain risk management solution for proactive monitoring and assessment of risks in the supply chain. An early warning system for potential risks,ensures that proactive steps can be taken to avoid supply interruption, enforce compliance and protect the corporate image. The SaaS solution, which was developed in Germany, combines state-of-the-art technology with cutting-edge provision of risk intelligence, to establish a leading standard in supply chain risk management.

Due to our enormous growth, besides our headquarter in Munich/Germany, riskmethods has an office in Boston/US and in Wrocław/Poland as well.


Meet the team

Heiko Schwarz Co-Founder & Managing Director

Rolf Zimmer Co-Founder & Managing Director

Bill DeMartino General Manager of North America

Thomas Gröhl Chief Marketing Officer

Dave Crow Vice President of Sales North America

Kai Elsermann Vice President Sales EMEA

Birgit Müller Marketing Director

Chris Blättermann Chief Technology Officer

Alaina Koerber Director Product Management

Bianca Erb Director of Quality Management

Urban Hafner Director Engineering

Kasia Katrycz Director Risk Intelligence

Peter Dudek Global Director of Customer Success

Uwe Bradler Director Customer Success

Ahmed El Sayed Global Director Finance

Dr. Martin Beischl Director Talent Management

Why we do what we do

We at riskmethods are working to keep our customer’s supply chains protected. We are passionate about the work we do to protect the products and brands we interact with every day.

Our investors

Digital+ Partners

Digital+ Partners is an experienced growth equity investor focusing on the IndustrialTech and FinTech sectors in Germany and internationally. Digital+ Partners plays an active role in the digital transformation of the broader industrial and financial technology ecosystems, providing growth capital and scale-up support to companies with the ambition to become world market leaders in their field. Digital+ Partners pursues investments in rapidly growing technology companies with proven products differentiated by software, data analytics and B2B online enablement. http://dplus.partners/ 

Bayern Kapital

Bayern Kapital was established in 1995 on the initiative of the Government of the State of Bavaria as part of a campaign on the future of Bavaria (“Offensive Zukunft Bayern”), primarily for investing venture capital in young, innovative companies. To date, Bayern Kapital has invested around 198 million Euro in more than 230 innovative high-tech companies. Bayern Kapital is available as a regional point of contact, and currently manages a total fund volume of approximately 200 million Euro. bayernkapital.de/financing-innovation/


EQT Ventures

EQT Ventures is part of EQT, a global leading private equity group based in Stockholm, Sweden. They are some of Europe's most experienced investment advisors, most of them company builders themselves. The EQT Ventures fund invests in technology-driven companies across all industries, from anywhere in the world. Fueled by some of Europe’s most obsessive company builders, engineers, designers, marketers, data scientists and scaling experts, EQT Ventures supports ambitious founders on their journeys to global success. https://eqtventures.com/


Point Nine Capital

Point Nine Capital is a venture capital company based in Berlin, with a focus on early investments for Internet startups in the areas of Software as a Service (SaaS), marketplaces and networks. The fund and its managers, Pawel Chudzinski and Christoph Janz, have supported numerous successful Internet companies, such as Delivery Hero, Clio, Shiftplanning, Vend, Westwing and Zendesk right from the start. At the beginning of 2013, Point Nine established a new 40 million Euro fund, Point Nine Capital Fund II.  www.pointninecap.com


Senovo is an independent venture capital firm based in Munich. Its investment focus is on B2B business models in the DACH region. The firm concentrates on early-growth financing of companies that already generate sales and are active in the areas of software, online, cleantech, medtech and technical services. As a strong partner with an extensive network, Senovo supports the companies it invests in when it comes to successful marketing of new products and services in innovative markets. http://www.senovo.de/

Alexander Brühl

Alexander Bruehl is a renown Angel Investor and active Mentor for entrepreneurs with exciting business ideas in Cloud Technologies and Software as a Service - SaaS. Previously he managed investments in Central Europe as Senior Partner and member of the Investment Committee of Atlas Venture. He has more than 15 years of engineering and management experience gained from executive roles in Europe and the US. He co-founded two software companies, lived and worked in India and the US. Alexander holds a Master degree in Computer Science.  He is on the board of, or an advisor to a number of leading European SaaS companies. https://saasgarage.com/