We have the pleasure of working with global brands and companies in life sciences, consumer goods, manufacturing and financial services. It truly is such a wonderful experience to learn more about their businesses every day and to help them become even more effective and efficient with our solution.
Pitcher was founded in 2011, just after the first iPad was launched by Apple.
The iPad was a revolution for mobile devices which opened up unexpected possibilities. The impact that the iPad would have on the business world was unprecedented; all of a sudden, remote business was becoming a reality. Digital adoption for business operations accelerated rapidly thanks to its user-friendly nature.
Mert Yentur is the founder and CEO of Pitcher. With over 20 years of experience as a computer engineer and 10 years' experience in mobile innovation, Mert combines deep technical expertise with a vision of modernizing the sales process.
Mert founded Pitcher after developing and releasing the first application available on the Apple App Store in Europe, and anticipating the transformational potential that mobile technology held for enterprise operations. After the first release of the iPad in 2010, Mert directed his deep technical expertise toward creating a tablet-based SaaS platform for enterprise sales reps that could be continuously updated and innovated to meet ever-changing needs across the sales rep’s journey. Under Mert’s leadership, Pitcher is now deployed in Fortune 500 companies across the globe in the Life Sciences, Financial Services, Consumer Goods, and Manufacturing industries, and continues to modernize the sales process through digital innovation. Mert had previously founded Vayen Solutions and held positions at Digading and Swisscom after starting his career as an intern at Apple. Mert received a MSc in Computational Neuroscience & Neuromorphic Engineering from the University of Zurich and holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.
Christoph is responsible for global financial services and administration for Pitcher. A seasoned global executive, Christoph brings a passion for excellence and execution, building on over 25 years of experience with international start-ups in SaaS industries and fast-growth environments. Christoph has served as CFO at a number of companies, including video platform Viewster and media tech platform Video Intelligence, as well as the travel booking site GetYourGuide and electronic music platform Beatport. He also held executive finance positions at the Ministry of Sound and Bertelsmann Music Group. Christoph holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Imperial College Business School and a BA in French and Management from the University of Reading.
Greg is a seasoned entrepreneur and operator, specializing in starting and growing software companies in high growth markets. He has both created and run startups, as well as public companies and is familiar with all aspects of software technology and business. Greg is responsible for day-to-day commercial operations at Pitcher. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Illinois and a B.S. in Business from the University of Colorado.
David von Rothenburg is VP of Sales and Alliances at Pitcher, the global leader among sales enablement applications. With over 20 years of experience in sales, David von Rothenburg brings broad know-how in developing successful sales strategies and leading heterogeneous teams. He is a sales leader with heart and soul, his focus is always on added value for his customers and the value tech can bring to their processes and teams.
Aleksander is responsible for the services and engineering teams. Together with his teams, he oversees core product engineering, and custom software development, ensuring the user experience and product offering are solid. He brings over 15 years of experience working in international companies in different roles. Aleksander has worked on the IT side for Roche, Astek Group, and Eurobank. Aleksander holds an MSc in IT from the Opole University of Technology, Poland.
Miriam is responsible for the people at Pitcher. She is the HR executive leader with 20 years of experience in different industries and global multicultural environments. Miriam is responsible for employee life cycle, talent management, and change management. With her team she builds long-term partnership with business leaders to support HR strategies that meet and exceed company goals through effective people management, employee engagement, success planning, organizational design and global projects implementation.
A passionate, experienced senior leader in sales enablement, commercial excellence, and omni-channel transition and transformation, Dirk has worked for over 30 years in the health and life sciences for different companies, geographies, and roles, including Nestle and Reckitt. He leads the Customer Success Team and he successfully helps companies to execute their commercial strategies with excellence and supported by tech. He firmly believes that delivering the right actionable insights to all stakeholders results in increased advocacy and sustained business growth.