Our Team

Our team consists of software and logistics experts. We bring together what belongs together.

Patrick Pehmöller
Patrick PehmöllerChief Executive Officer
Since 2011, Patrick has founded five Tech-Startups himself and participated in several others as a business angel. After he retired from the operative business in 2018, we were able to convince him of the vision of Flowfox. His greatest strengths are probably his almost endless curiosity and his communication skills.
Kim Kerrutt
Kim KerruttChief Commercial Officer
After 4 years at Cosco Shipping in sales as a specialist for transatlantic trade as well as in operations, Kim took over the Customer Success Management at Flowfox GmbH from 01.01.2020. In July 2020 his responsibilities as Chief Commercial Officer have been expanded, especially in product development.
Thomas Förster
Thomas FörsterChief Technology Officer
For over 20 years, Thomas Förster has been a passionate backend developer focused on simple and robust solutions in the cloud. He brings a lot of experience from fast growing startups. His special curiosity is user centered development.
Kirill Ruhl
Kirill RuhlChief Information Officer - ext.
A passionate solution finder with over 15 years of experience in the web environment, Kirill has successfully built and expanded his know-how in various roles in fast-growing start-ups (including FINANZCHECK.de and ABOUT YOU). As CIO at Flowfox, he is the authoritative interface between logistics processes and software development.
Bastian Nölke
Bastian NölkeHead of Forwarder Account Management
With his extensive experience in procurement, sales and transportation gained during his positions at Cosco Shipping, DSV, Gebrüder Weiß and Leschaco, Bastian is responsible for the onboarding and support of forwarders at Flowfox as Head of Forwarder Account Management.
Demian Grandt
Demian GrandtHead of Integrations
Demian brings over 20 years of experience as a full-stack software developer to his team. His expertise lies in the seamless integration of systems with shipping companies, forwarders and terminals to ensure efficient workflows. He has worked closely with our CEO Patrick Pehmöller for over a decade, first in his previous startups and now at Flowfox, where he continues to drive innovation.
Milena Rupertus
Milena RupertusHead of HR
Trained as a shipping specialist in liner shipping, as well as having a Bachelor of Science in Maritime Management, HSBA (Hamburg School of Business Administration) and a Bachelor of Arts in English, German and Pedagogy, University of Hamburg and several years of professional experience in Finance/Accounting and HR, Milena is responsible for HR and HR processes at Flowfox.
Beat Cane
Beat CaneSVP Carrier Account Management EMEA - ext.
With over 3 decades experience in different roles in logistics, supply chain and container shipping, Beat brings a lot of know-how and expertise from a BCO, Freight Forwarder but also Container Carrier perspective. He is passionate about further digitizing the container shipping industry.
Bobby Lim
Bobby LimSVP Carrier Account Management APAC - ext.
With wide experience and sound understanding of the Asia Pacific region, Bobby is a strong conduit to key markets especially in Asian and Greater China. He has been actively involved in the digital evolution of the shipping industry since 2001.
Oliver Tischlinger
Oliver TischlingerSenior Backend Developer - ext.
Oliver Tischlinger has been involved with Flowfox since its inception and created the first version of the automated release. With over 20 years of experience in backend development and a lot of start-up experience, he is instrumental in our success.
Julius Ehrlich
Julius EhrlichSenior Backend Developer
Julius has been programming for over 16 years. Coming from a design background, he has now found his passion in backend programming and DevOps. He has worked for several large agencies and startups before joining Flowfox in February 2022.
Benjamin Schley
Benjamin SchleyBackend Developer
Benjamin got in touch with programming at the end of the 90s and has worked on many projects over the time. As a career changer, he has turned his hobby into a profession and started in March 2021 at Flowfox as a backend developer.
Christian Wünsche
Christian WünscheHead of Frontend Delevopment
Christian’s love for web development has been around for a decade now. Since then, technologies have evolved a lot. Especially JavaScript. Christian has developed very complex user interfaces, automations and server side applications for various companies.
Functional Programming and Test Driven Development are things he can talk about for hours.
Thoralf Liersch
Thoralf LierschCloud Engineer - ext.
For over 20 years Thoralf has been automating IT processes with a focus on software development and deployment. Due to his long experience in these areas paired with endless curiosity for new possibilities, he already knew CI/CD when the name did not even exist.
Benjamin Brünjes
Benjamin BrünjesBusiness Development Manager
After training as a shipping merchant at COSCO Shipping Lines and 3.5 years working in Customer Service Transatlantic-Trade
as well as setting up the reefer desk, Benjamin has been applying his outstanding expertise at Flowfox in the area of business development since March 2021.