Founded in 2014 using technology and software developed by Airbus® Defence & Space, SecureSystem® offers a proven, industrial-grade shipping container seal with enhanced security and tracking technology, ensuring container integrity and offering new insight into supply chains.
Frank W. Fronzeck
Mr. Fronzeck is the managing shareholder of SecureSystem® with over 30 years’ experience in leading roles, developing and executing within blue-chip organisations such as Siemens, Panasonic, NEC, Software AG and eZ Systems AS.
He has also spent time working for the United Nations. His focus is on defining and building strategic partnerships to deliver and integrate system solutions. Having worked in many countries around the world, including several years spent living and working in Brazil, he has an in-depth understanding of selling and executing projects in a global context.
His involvement with the SecureSystem® project began whilst working as sales and distribution partner for Airbus, before taking it private.
Mr. Ziemba is a business development expert with more than twenty years of experience growing technology companies including AOL, IBM, and Senestech. Tom has helped companies generate more than $10B in revenue and funding from the federal, state and local governments, institutional investors and non-profit organizations.
He also previously worked in government, serving as a legislative and political aide to the Attorney General at the Department of Justice and as an advisor to a United States Attorney. He worked for several members of Congress in both the House and Senate and served as a senior advisor to the Governor of Arizona and Secretary of Homeland Security.
Tom graduated cum laude from Boston University with a dual degree in Political Science and Philosophy.
Mr. Toma is a certified project management professional (PMP) with over 18 years of management and technology consultancy expertise having worked for blue-chip companies such as Capgemini, Hewlett Packard Consulting and Cassini Consulting.
His experience spans a wide range of industries and international clients such as logistics (DHL), telecommunications (Vodafone, O2), industry (ThyssenKrupp) and automotive (Mercedes-Benz, Continental), Utilities (E.ON), retail (Payback) and many others.
After completion of his army service as special forces mountain ranger, he went on to a business apprenticeship, before graduating from Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences with a Masters Degree in Media Informatics. Additional qualifications include courses in Leadership and Communication Management from St. Gallen Business School and Ecole d’ingénieurs Lausanne respectively, as well as Scrum certification and ITIL v3 Foundation. He is a private pilot and ski instructor.
Dr. Jens Riedl
Dr. Riedl is a partner and managing director with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). After graduating with an MBA from the University St. Gallen (Switzerland) and London School of Economics he wrote his PhD thesis at the European Business School on value-based management.
He joined BCG in 1999 and spent two years with their office in Sydney. He leads the BCG Transportation & Logistics Practice globally and has deep experience in logistics as well as shipping. For the past 10 years, he has increasingly focused on digital topics and launched the BCGx Platform for global container exchanges in 2015 amongst others.
He also leads the BCG Private Equity Practice in the DACH region, having completed a number of due diligence and value creating programs.
Christian W. von Ahlefeld
Mr. von Ahlefeld graduated with an MBA from the University of Hamburg and during his long-standing career worked for renowned organisations such as JP Morgan, UBS and Siemens.
He was CFO for Tele München and a board member for GfK SE responsible for corporate finance, M&A, controlling, overseeing human resources for 10,000 staff. He joined Loyalty Partner GmbH – known for their ‘Payback’ customer loyalty programme as managing director in 2010 and oversaw the sale of the company to American Express.
Mr. von Ahlefeld is an active investor and works as a senior advisor to companies such as ‘The Mobility House AG’ and ‘Brauns Heitmann GmbH & Co. KG’.