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About us

Situated in Kiel, Germany

sonoware HQs are in Kiel, in the north of Germany. sonoware was founded in October 2015 by 5 signal processing experts.

We operate world-wide

We have customers and partners across the globe, who highly acclaim our algorithms and software.

We create speech and audio processing software

We are digital signal processing enthusiasts. We develop audio and speech enhancement systems and have been researching intensively on in-car communication systems and other digital signal processing algorithms since 2010.

Engineered to perfection

We are perfectionists and we strive to deliver the best possible software. With our help, you can focus on your core competences.

The Team

Dr.-Ing. Jochen Withopf

Dr.-Ing. Jochen Withopf

Co-Founder, CEO
Likes: Local beer, hand planes
Hobbies: Biking, woodworking, guitars, fermentation
Christian Lüke

Christian Lüke

Co-Founder, CEO
Likes: Apples, C, Pink Floyd
Hobbies: Piano, table tennis
Stephan Senkbeil

Stephan Senkbeil

Co-Founder, CEO
Projects: Business Development, Finances
Likes: Things that just work
Hobbies: Singing, kite surfing
Jannek Winter

Jannek Winter

Software Engineer
Projects: Signal processing algorithms
Likes: Watching people play games fast
Hobbies: Speed skating
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt

Co-Founder, Advisor
Topics: Latest digital signal processing trends
Likes: Teaching students digital signal processing and system theory
Merikan Koyun

Merikan Koyun

Co-Founder, Advisor
Topics: Latest software tools & trends
Likes: Metal music, Python
Hobbies: Guitar, drums, game dev, pizza baking
Jenkins

Jenkins

Butler
Projects: Keep most IT infrastructure on-site
Likes: Succeeding builds
Hobbies: Testing code in every possible configuration