Company Profile
 

Content Management AGThe OEM Experts

Content Management AG has been an innovation leader in the field of web-based site building solutions since 1999. We partner with renowned telcos, ISPs and web hosting companies around the globe to enable more than three million end customers to create, maintain and market professional and fully responsive websites with ease. Working with us means working with a true OEM expert who understands your business and infrastructure needs. We help our partners tailor our products to their target markets to an unprecedented degree, and our unique operating model delivers maximum reliability while minimizing operating cost.

As a privately held and profitable company, we are in it for the long haul - we continuously invest in R&D in our dedicated field of expertise to ensure that our highly specialized software products remain at the forefront of the industry. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, Content Management AG maintains offices in Berlin and Erfurt as well as a US subsidiary in Boston, Massachusetts. More than 120 hard-working employees develop and advance our award-winning CM4all technology to guarantee our customers worldwide best-in-class site building solutions they can rely on - now and in the future.

 
HISTORY
 

HistoryOur story as told by us

  • 1999

    Content Management AG is founded by Robert Schovenberg and Cornel Schnietz.

  • 2000

    Market entry of Content Management AG with fully web-based single-user CMS The Fraunhofer Institute certifies the superiority of CM4all software as "unequalled".

  • 2001

    Market launch of CM4all WebsiteCreator. 1&1 becomes first OEM partner in Germany.

  • 2002

    First international OEM partner in the United Kingdom.

  • 2003

    Partnership with Deutsche Telekom AG for providing hosting platform and website builder.

  • 2004

    Market entry in North and South America. CM4all WebsiteCreator now available in 5 language versions. Opening of first US office.

  • 2005

    CM4all WebsiteCreator repeatedly awarded as „Best productive online solution on the Internet“ by eco e.V. Market entry in Asia.

  • 2006

    Market launch of CM4all OnlineDrive. CM4all WebsiteCreator now available in 10 language versions. Opening of new office in Boston, MA.

  • 2007

    CM4all software successfully marketed by OEM partners in over 20 countries.

  • 2008

    CM4all software now available in 15 language versions. Market entry in Africa.

  • 2009

    Launch of vertical market solution web4business in Germany. Opening of new office in Erfurt, Germany.

  • 2010

    Launch of Homepage-Creator by Deutsche Telekom AG Opening of new office in Berlin, Germany.

  • 2011

    Market launch of CM4all Sites. Introduction of open widget and design template API.

  • 2012

    Launch of the CM4all Widget Developer Network. CM4all software now available in 20 language versions.

  • 2013

    Introduction of CM4all Sites’ Facebook Connector. CM4all software now available in 25 language versions.

  • 2014

    Launch of new CM4all editor core engine for truly responsive website layouts and contents. CM4all software successfully marketed in over 50 countries.

  • 2015

    Introduction of completely revamped design section and added OEM partner marketing support. Release of unique Website Importer.

  • 2016

    Complete CM4all Sites UI redesign following material design principles by Google®. Introduction of next generation mobile version built as a true Web App.

  • 2017

    Introduction of seamless integration of the ePages ecommerce solution to enable partners to boost their ARPU with upgrade options.

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offices in Cologne, Berlin and Erfurt, Germany, and a US subsidiary in Boston, USA

100+

successfull partnerships with leading telcos, ISPs and web hosting providers around the world

120+

hard-working employees to provide you with premium products and services

500+

servers in our partners' data centers are remotely monitored, maintained and updated by us

1999

was the year of our company foundation and the beginning of our success story
 

3,000,000

end users worldwide create, maintain and publish their websites with our technology

 
Management
 

Robert Schovenberg, CEO

Robert Schovenberg studied business administration in Cologne and Berlin. He ventured into the Internet business by founding his first company during his university studies in 1998. In 1999, Robert co-founded Content Management AG with Cornel Schnietz. As CEO, he drives the continuous growth of the company and its brands CM4all and web4business. Robert lives in Berlin, Germany, with his wife and two daughters.

Cornel Schnietz, CTO

Cornel Schnietz studied physics and philosophy in Cologne. He was a manager on the technical side at various web design firms for several years before he co-founded his first business with Robert Schovenberg in 1998. At Content Management AG, Cornel drives the technical success of the CM4all Sites and web4business software products. He lives in Cologne, Germany, with his family.

Dr. Ben Birkhofer
VP Marketing & Operations

Ben Birkhofer completed his studies of business administration in Göttingen, Germany, and holds a doctorate from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland. He joined CM-AG in 2000. Ben established the company's first overseas office in the United States and since 2004 has served as President and Managing Director of CM AG's subsidiary Content Management Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts. Today Ben is responsible for CM4all's overall marketing and operations. He lives with his girlfriend in Cologne, Germany.

Silke Kanes
VP Product Development

Silke Kanes studied computer science in the late 1980s and started her career in B2B sales and marketing for highly technical software products. She joined CM4all in 2002 and is responsible for development of all OEM-related CM4all products. Silke and her staff work closely with the developers in our scrum teams and are very engaged in introducing new collaboration approaches for better user experience. She lives with her family in a small village outside of Cologne, Germany.

Frank Müller
VP Key Account Management

Frank Müller studied theoretical physics and philosophy in Cologne and has 17 years of experience in the software industry. He has been with CM4all from the very beginning and developed CM4all’s OEM partner management activities. Frank supervises the Key Account Management team, which is responsible for CM4all’s worldwide OEM projects, sales and partner management. He lives with his wife in Cologne, Germany.

Babak Vahedipour-Kunze
SVP Engineering

Babak Vahedipour-Kunze studied computer science in Bonn and founded his first software business during his studies. As the chief architect of CM4all he oversees the whole CM4all technology both from developers' and administrators' perspectives. Babak is with CM4all from its very beginning and was responsible for the development since its first line of code. He lives with his family in Cologne, Germany.

 
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