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The SVS-Vistek Management

Established expertise, decades of experience as well as passion and enthusiasm for technology. The management of SVS-Vistek GmbH combines our most important corporate values.
Portrait of Walter Denk (Managing Director / CEO)

Walter Denk (Dipl.-Phys.)

A physics degree and a diploma thesis in the field of biophysics on  "The motion perception in humans" are Walter Denk's technical foundations. After graduation, he deepened his knowledge in industrial image processing within the company group Dr. Seitner. In 1998 he founded the SVS-Vistek GmbH together with Ulf Weißer. Walter Denk brings his many years of experience in dealing with components for image processing - especially software - into the joint company.

Portrait of Patrick Schläfle (Commercial Director / CFO)

Patrick Schläfle (M.A.)

Patrick Schläfle completed a master's degree in business management and economics at Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen from 2014 to 2016. He then completed an international trainee program specializing in controlling and finance at a global technology group and headed the Controlling & Reporting department within this group. At the beginning of 2020, he joined the TKH Vision Group as Head of Controlling. Since 2021, Patrick Schläfle has been part of our team and is responsible for SVS-Vistek GmbH and Mikrotron GmbH as Commercial Director / CFO.

Portrait of Björn Krasemann (Head of Sales)

Björn Krasemann

After studying industrial engineering at the University of Leipzig, Björn Krasemann gained his first experience in sales in the field of broadcasting from 2009. Five years later, he immersed himself in industrial image processing, where he successfully managed a sales team EMEA between 2014 and the beginning of 2020. Björn Krasemann joined our team in February 2020 and has been responsible for the global sales activities of SVS-Vistek GmbH since 2021.

Portrait of Thorsten Schmidt (Head of Productmanagement & Support)

Thorsten Schmidt

After a apprenticeship as a communications electronics technician, Thorsten Schmidt studied computer science at the "bib International College" and subsequently gained many years of experience in process and project management. Between 2004 and 2015, he was responsible for numerous projects in the field of E/E and systems engineering in the automotive industry. Along the way he completed the certifications c.SPM Level B and c.PMP Level D of the "International Project Management Association" (IPMA). He has been a part of our team since 2015. First he took over the position of Product & Process Manager, developing and deepening his knowledge in machine vision. Since 2016, Thorsten Schmidt is responsible for the areas of product management, support and technical documentation within SVS-Vistek GmbH.