Simon is a trained molecular biologist and an entrepreneur by heart. He obtained his PhD from the Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Neurobiology, and before co-founding labfolder, he worked as an M&A consultant, sold used cars to Finland and socks and boxershorts on the internet. For him, building labfolder is the opportunity to improve a crucial part of society and economy: The research, the lab work, the development that leads to all the great technology which makes everyones life so much more convenient, safe and colorful.
Dr. Florian Hauer
COO & Co-Founder
Florian obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology from the Max-Planck Institute for biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen (GER) in 2009, wondering why so many biologists are still not exploiting the full potential of computers the every-day work of biosciences research. Seeing the necessities of general changes in data handling and information management, he co-founded labfolder to make the changes happen.
Joris van Winsen
CFO & Managing Director
Joris completed his Master of Science degree in Biology at the University of Amsterdam before obtaining a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Barcelona. Over the course of 15 years in the corporate world, Joris held various position in the domains of strategy, project management and finance. While working for GlaxoSmithKline, he finished an Executive Master in Finance. Joris is passionate about the way labfolder helps researchers focus on their research by increasing efficiency and effectiveness of research and thus speeding up improving the world.