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Stephan Wiesener

Co-Founder and CTO at apaleo

Stephan is and entrepreneur and CTO. He is the founder of apaleo, a Munich based start-up developing a next generation hotel management SaaS platform.

Prior to apaleo, Stephan built several tech startups. In 2000, he co-founded conject, a SaaS company for the real estate industry which was acquired by Aconex and belongs to Oracle today. In 2009, he co-founded HouseTrip a peer-to-peer holiday rental platform which was acquired by TripAdvisor. Until 2016 he was CTO and managing director of hetras, a SaaS company for the hospitality industry which was acquired by Shiji in 2016.

Stephan holds a PhD in computer science. He is a passionate product & tech guy and mentors numerous other startup companies.

Articles by Stephan Wiesener (1)

Hotels: Are you a Clunker or a Sports Car?

"The most successful technological innovation should feel so natural to the user that it's almost completely invisible. We only notice things when the user experience is awkward or clunky, or when it simply doesn't work." Otto Berkes, CTO CA TechnologiesThis quote is more than ...