We as Ghostthinkers
accompany you from the idea to the implementation and beyond. In our Ghostthinker team we combine various competences from computer science, media communication, didactics, education and sports science.
Frank Vohle, Dr.
Founder, CEO and didactic advisor
Frank Vohle is the founder and CEO of the Ghostthinker Company and a pioneer in the field of didactics.
His focus is on the didactic-pedagogical conception of train-the-trainer scenarios (blended learning, social video learning, action competence, reflection) as well as the methods and solutions for sustainable organizational development. He advises and accompanies our clients in the introduction and implementation of new didactic concepts and reflects on his main topics in lectures and professional articles.
Johannes Metscher, M.Sc
CEO and Head of Development
Johannes has been with the company since its inception and became managing director of Ghostthinker GmbH in 2013.
He has rich experience in information technology based learning environments (agile development, mobile, architectures) and interface knowledge between didactics and software. This and his never-ending willingness to improve processes are what makes him an incomparable consultant and solution finder.
Rebecca Gebler-Branch, MBA
Member of the management board
Rebecca has been a Ghostthinker since 2014 and is the contact person for all topics related to Human Resources, Customer Success and Business Development.
After many years in sales and marketing, Rebecca's focus today is on organizational development. Her strengths lie primarily in conceptualizing the big picture in large projects and keeping an eye on its adherence. She accompanies clients especially in interdisciplinary topics and supports with creative impulses around events.
Systems Architect and Shareholder
Stefan has been the core developer of Ghostthinker since 2008 and is responsible for the technical implementation and further development of our products.
Through his many years of experience in development and production operation of high availability solutions, he has a broad cross-sectional knowledge of all issues related to web technologies, development processes and server management.
Sergej Naumenko, M.Sc.
Sergej completes the core development team and is another extraordinary Drupal expert.
He is knowledgeable in web technologies and works closely with Stefan in education platform projects such as the DOSB Bildungsnetz. After finishing his masters in information technology at the University of Augsburg, he started working as a freelance developer at the Medienlabor where he specialized in the conception and development of education platforms.
Bernhard Hörterer, B.Eng.
Developer, Quality Assurance
Bernhard has been working as a software developer for the Ghostthinkers since 2016.
He brings many years of professional experience in the design of complex automation technology of large corporations. The lateral entrant complements the Traunstein office in software development and is mainly responsible for the further development of the edubreak® products.
Niels Helle-Meyer, Ass. iur.
Business Development and Legal Advisor
Niels completes our team as legal adivsor since 2015.
With his background as a lawyer, Niels brings extensive experience in the tertiary education sector as a instructor as well as a university manager. He manages contract negotiations and supports our sales team in acquisition processes. His deep knowledge and experience gained while working in educational institutions includes all questions concerning data privacy in IT systems in order to provide secure software usage.
Lisa Welde, MBA
Key Account & Sales Mmgt., Product Owner RE:PLAY
Lisa enriches the areas of sales and key account management in the Ghostthinker sports world since 2016.
She gained her competencies from the combination of B.A. sports science studies and her MBA with a focus on live communication. Together with our clients, she works dedicatedly on the implementation of individual goals, bringing her passion for sports into the work processes.
Stephan Ebisch, B.Eng.
Product Owner edubreak®, Support and Marketing
Stephan joined Ghostthinkers in 2017 and works at the interface between development, customer support and marketing.
As Product Owner of edubreak®, he is responsible for the further development of the product as well as the coordination of internal and external needs. In addition to his deep understanding of edubreak®, he brings various skills in 1st level support as well as marketing.
Bernd Fecht, M.Sc.
Developer and Scrum Master
Bernd has been working as a software developer and Scrum Master at Ghostthinker since March 2019.
He is experienced in programming in various programming languages and the latest technologies in computer science and has a passion for clean code. He actively contributes these skills to the development process.
Lina Kuche, B.Sc.
Lina has been a Ghostthinker since May 2017, focusing on software/application development and IT security.
She has a passion for developing applications using different tools and programming languages. For example, Lina prefers to develop applications in isolation in Docker containers from the start. She describes herself as a multifaceted, creative, and open-minded individual with a strong desire to learn and advance.
Working Student Development & Quality Assurance
Manuel supports the development team since June 2018 with a focus on the edubreak® platform and app.
The ambitious climber and boulderer supports the development team and is also responsible for quality control and assurance. The "digital native" brings his love of sports and nature to his work at Ghostthinker, as well as his interest in modern technologies and multimedia systems.
Project Management and Tutoring
Christopher joined the Ghostthinkers in 2017 as a project manager, online tutor and consultant in the field of soccer.
He supports educational managers in the field of soccer in the design and implementation of their blended learning courses. In doing so, he benefits from his diverse experience as a soccer coach, blended learning user and in electronics development. In this way, he bridges the gap between technology and educational content in soccer.
Sarah Gafiuc-Zips, M.A., Business Economist
Accounting, Project Management R&D
Sarah has been working at Ghostthinker GmbH since 2018 and is responsible for accounting and our R&D projects.
She brings experience from adult education and several museum projects. Curiosity and the desire to explore new or forgotten paths drive her. At Ghostthinker she learned about new ways to shape education, and through the R&D projects she continues to further develop them with the team. Besides, she is the right contact person around accounting and data protection.
Alexander Renk, M.Sc.
Developer, Quality Assurance
Alex complements our team in Augsburg as a software developer since July 2019.
With his open, honest manner and his complementary knowledge in the areas of computer game development, computer graphics and user experience design he supports Ghostthinker in the field of software development. In addition, he takes care of the quality assurance of our products with an eye for detail and great care.
René Siegel, M.ed.
Didactic advisor, Mmgt. edubreak® Academy
René has been working in didactic design and consulting for edubreak® and the support and further development of the edubreak® Academy since November 2019.
In his education to become an A-license coach in rugby he got to know edubreak®. He combines his didactic knowledge with his practical experience as an instructor in sports. As an all-rounder, he is regularly actively involved in various innovative projects at Ghostthinker.
Christian has been a working student in support, development and quality assurance since November 2019.
His enthusiasm for software development came up during his studies of media informatics. In his spare time, Christian is a passionate athlete who enjoys bouldering and basketball. Working at Ghostthinker GmbH allows Christian to combine his interests and passions and to gain practical experience for his studies.
Philipp is part of the Ghostthinker team since March 2020 and supports us primarily in the development of the edubreak® products.
Philipp graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Kempten with an excellent degree in computer science. During his studies he focused on object-oriented programming, web development and desktop software. During his time as a student assistant at the Allgäu Research Centre, he was able to gain experience which he is now applying to his work at Ghostthinker.
Philipp joined our development team in Augsburg in May 2020.
Since graduating in computer science in 2017, he has gained professional experience in a wide variety of software projects. Passion and fun in development are as important to him as the quality of the products he works on. As a Ghostthinker, he supports our development processes.
Michael joined our development team at the Augsburg office in July 2020.
He is a passionate and inquisitive programmer who is always open to new technologies. His core competencies are all around web technologies, where he approaches tasks with a lot of creativity and focus.
Svenja Gliem, M.Sc.
Marketing & Account Manager
Since September 2020, Svenja complements the Ghostthinker team in marketing and customer care.
Svenja feels at home in the world of digital marketing. She has a wide range of experience in topics such as content marketing, SEO, customer journeys, analytics, etc. Besides, she supports the team in the field of customer care.
Trainee & project support IVS
David has been part of our Customer Success Team at the Augsburg site since September 2020.
For many years he has been a competitive athlete in nordic combination. At the same time he studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Kempten and now supports our team during his internship with Ghostthinker.
Bachelor's degree candidate
Pawel is studying computer science at Augsburg University of Applied Sciences. He started his bachelor thesis on Cloud Development Environments at Ghostthinker in January 2021.
His experience is mainly in the area of web technologies, but he is also interested in hardware-related topics. For best results in development, he is not only concerned with functionality but also with user-friendliness.
The good spirit
Ghostie represents our team since the foundation with his good looks and his unbreakable charm.
Ghostie is absolutely dedicated and actively participates in all Ghostthinker topics and projects. Ghostie is passionate about sports, science and languages: Besides his native German, he is fluent in Swahili and Persian, which helps all Ghostthinkers extremely in communicating with customers. No matter where our Ghostie shows up: He simply casts a spell over everyone with his incomparable charm.