Our Company

We're Celonis.

Celonis is the global leader in execution management. The Celonis Execution Management System provides companies a modern way to run their business processes entirely on data and intelligence. We pioneered the process mining category 10 years ago when we first developed the ability to automatically X-ray processes and find inefficiencies.

About us


in Munich, New York, and more than 15 other offices around the world

enterprise customer deployments

across thousands of processes, systems, and industries

$11 Billion

We raised $1 Billion in Series D Round


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Alexander Rinke

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Responsible for overall business strategy and leadership

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Bastian Nominacher

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Responsible for overall business strategy and leadership

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Martin Klenk

Co-Founder and CTO

Responsible for technology roadmap and software development

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Miguel Milano

Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Owner

Responsible for global sales, customer success, solution engineering, delivery, demand generation, and partners

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Ariel Bardin

Chief Product Officer

Responsible for driving the strategy and development of the Celonis product suite

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Vanessa Candela

Chief Legal Officer

Responsible for leading our worldwide legal organization

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André Heinz

Chief People and Culture Officer

Responsible for developing top-tier talent and creating a culture where all Celonauts can grow, learn, and lead

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Malhar Kamdar

Chief Customer Officer

Responsible for global Customer Success, Services, Partner Ecosystem, Support and Celonis Academy

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Carlos Kirjner

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for leading the worldwide finance organization

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Arsenio Otero

Chief Operations Officer

Responsible for go-to-market strategy and operations, demand generation, and key growth programs at scale

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Dave Peterson

Chief Marketing Officer

Responsible for global corporate marketing, category strategy, and brand


Process Mining Manifesto
The Process Mining Manifesto is published, authored by Wil van der Aalst and the other founding members of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining.
Celonis is founded
The first commercial process mining company
Celonis 3.0 launches
Celonis and SAP global commercial agreement
Celonis 4.0 launches
Series A Round
$27.5 million
US headquarters opens in NYC
Celonis expands internationally.
Series B round
$50 million
Intelligent Business Cloud launches
Process mining moves from on-premise to cloud.
Celosphere 2019
1,000 attendees at the first process mining industry conference
Celonis World Tour 2019
8 city international roadshow
Series C round
$290 million
Celosphere 2020
6,500 virtual attendees at the second Celosphere
Integromat acquisition
Execution Management System launches
Celonis launches the EMS — a new category of software — and Execution Apps, at the virtual Celonis World Tour 2020.
$10M Business Execution Challenge
Celonis invites companies around the world to challenge us to find $10M trapped in their business.
Celonis Business Execution CEO Council
Celonis forms its CEO Council to rewrite the rules of business execution across industries.
Celosphere 2021 and ecosystem expansion
15,000 attendees at the third Celosphere. Celonis partner ecosystem expands, with IBM global partnership and the launch of Execution Management Without Limits Program for one million consultants.
Series D round
$1 billion

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Board and Advisors

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Alexander Rinke

Co-CEO / Co-Founder Alexander Rinke is co-CEO/co-founder of Celonis. He oversees Celonis’ operations in the US, marketing, and the continuous development of the Celonis Process Mining technology. Alexander supports start-ups as a business angel and most recently has helped to found Testbirds and Talentry. In 2015, he was named to the Forbes “30 under 30 Europe” list in Science and Healthcare.

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Bastian Nominacher

Co-CEO / Co-Founder Bastian Nominacher is co-CEO/co-founder of Celonis. As such, he is responsible for Celonis business in Europe and Asia, partnerships/alliances as well as finance & operations. Before founding Celonis in 2011, Bastian worked for Ernst & Young, Accenture, IBM and United-Domains. Furthermore, he is the author of several academic papers in the area of IT carve-outs and post-merger integration.

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Martin Klenk

CTO / Co-Founder Martin Klenk is the CTO and a co-founder of Celonis. He has been responsible for the development from the first prototype to the current version and today heads Celonis’ development and innovation department. Martin has specialized in databases, algorithms and new big data technologies, and continously drives innovation and new capabilities in Celonis’ products.

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Laurel Bowden

Board Member Laurel Bowden is a partner at 83North (formerly Greylock IL) with a focus on software and FinTech. She has led investments in many leading European technology companies. Laurel’s current company boards and investments include BlueVine, Celonis, Ebury, iZettle, Mirakl, Wandera, Wonga and Workable. She is also on the Boards of Investec PLC and Ltd.

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Harry Nelis

Board Member Harry Nelis is a partner at Accel Partners in London. He focuses on consumer internet, financial services and software companies and led Accel’s investments in CHECK24, Funding Circle, KAYAK (acquired by Priceline), Showroomprive, WorldRemit and others. Harry started his career as an engineer at Hewlett-Packard before founding the venture-backed software company E-motion.

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Alex Ott

Board Member Alex Ott is a veteran in the enterprise software industry with operational and board level experience on four continents. He has been partnering with many entrepreneurs in the US, Europe and Israel in building thought leading technology enterprises that seek to make a difference. Alex Ott is on the board of several software companies, such as QlikTech and Forgerock, and actively supports Celonis in this position.

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Carsten Thoma

Board Observer Carsten Thoma is an enterprise software entrepreneur and visionary who has helped shape the technological shift of an entire industry with Hybris, a company he co-founded and sold to SAP in 2013 in a multi-billion dollar transaction. Thoma was most recently President at SAP Hybris, where he successfully integrated Hybris into SAP, and was critical to SAP’s successful paradigm shift in moving to the cloud and into the services business. Thoma brings a wealth of relevant experience to the board of Celonis, which he considers the industry's most promising enterprise technology company.

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Ryan Smith

Special Advisor Ryan Smith is co-founder and CEO of Qualtrics, the world’s leading experience management company. Ryan co-founded Qualtrics in 2002 with his father and brother. As CEO, he has grown the company from a basement startup to one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world, with more than 11,000 customers. Qualtrics was acquired by SAP in January 2019 for $8B in the largest private enterprise software acquisition of all time. Ryan was named to Fortune’s 2016 40 Under 40, a list of the most powerful, influential, and successful young people in business.

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Wil van der Aalst

Chief Scientist Wil van der Aalst is a full professor at RWTH Aachen University and Head of the Process and Data Science (PADS) research group. He is known as the “Godfather of Process Mining”. As a thought leader, author, and speaker in the fields of data science, business process management and process mining Wil is one of the most cited computer scientists in the world.

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