The Executive Team runs the In Mind Cloud Group globally, whilst being located around the world themselves. Living the joint spirit of building a true independent software vendor, they are committed to driving the digital Go-to-Market to success for In Mind Cloud’s customers in Manufacturing.


Meet the team!

Dr. Christian Cuske


Christian is the CEO and co-founder of In Mind Cloud. As a visionary leader, he steers In Mind Cloud towards success and leads its Global Executive Team.


Christian held several executive roles in IT as well as software industries and prior to In Mind Cloud was responsible for industry-specific solutions in High Tech and Manufacturing during his tenure with SAP.


He holds a PhD in Quantitative Computer Science from the University of Mannheim, Germany. Perfect for turning data into insights at In Mind Cloud.


With his incredible passion for the business and a drive to spur continued growth, Christian sets the example for the outstanding culture of high performance, knowledge leadership and customer-first attitude at In Mind Cloud.


“To become a true international software player – we need to not only manage the needs and landscapes of our customers but the fascinating complexity and varieties of cultures.”

Karan Sood


Karan is In Mind Cloud’s CTO to lead the Product & Technology Strategy team towards continuous reinvention and innovation.


Before joining In Mind Cloud, Karan held senior leadership positions in Product and Engineering at a major technology company and contributes almost two decades of experience in Enterprise Application space, with a focus on Customer Experience and ERP.


Karan holds two patents and a Diploma in Artificial Intelligence from MIT, a Masters in Business Administration and Bachelors in Electronics Engineering.


Beyond designing a top-level strategy, Karan manages the roadmap for Product Management & Engineering, DevOps, User Experience and Technical Support. With an outstanding blend of expertise and creativity, Karan inspires his team to incorporate customer-centricity at the heart.


“Being a strong believer in customer-focused innovation, I feel highly energized by seeing what experiences are possible with In Mind Cloud’s Manufacturing X platform.”

Peter Schmidt


As the CRO, Peter is globally responsible to align In Mind Cloud’s Sales, Marketing and Customer Success to create an unparalleled customer experience.


In the past 25 years, Peter owned various senior leadership roles at software vendors such as Adobe and PTC, as well as in the discreet manufacturing industry.


Holding a mechanical engineering degree, Peter brings together the knowledge and expertise to transform In Mind Cloud’s vision into a long-term success strategy.


With his exceptional talent of building high-performance teams, Peter is responsible for global field operations with a focus on delivering value for our customers across the entire lifecycle.


“It is within our culture to show a deep interest in our customers, to help them find solutions and to support them with an innovative approach. In Mind Cloud’s success is the success of our customers.”

Martin Klink


Martin Klink is In Mind Cloud’s CFO and leads the global Finance and Operations team to empower sustainable and reliable growth for the company.


Martin has more than 20 years of financial management experience in various industries and company sizes, where he successfully built more than a dozen companies.


Holding a master’s degree in Business and Engineering, Martin also contributes significant entrepreneurial expertise and experience with high-tech industries.


With a well-honed sense of excellence and the ability to lead global teams to success, Martin is a driving force behind In Mind Cloud’s growth and expansion journey.


“We are on a mission to transform the sales of manufacturing companies all around the world and I believe that this can only be achieved by surpassing our own expectations.”