About Us

 

SITUATED IN KIEL, GERMANY

sonoware HQs are in Kiel, in the north of Germany. sonoware was founded in October 2015 by 4 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.

SONOWARE HISTORY

  • April 2014

    The team comes together and decides to found a company specialized in speech and audio processing software


  • June 2015

    The team is decorated and funded by the innovation program "EXIST Forschungstransfer I" of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)


  • Sep. 2015

    First collaboration and demo projects with industry partners


  • Oct. 2015

    Establishment of sonoware GmbH


  • Dec. 2016

    sonoware moves to new offices


  • Feb. 2017

    sonoware is decorated and funded by the program "EXIST Forschungstransfer II" of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)


  • July 2017

    sonoware moves to new (larger) offices

 

The Team


Merikan Koyun

CEO

Likes: Steak, burger, C, python, C++, C#, heavy metal

Hobbies: Guitar, drums, game dev, pizza baking

His most loved tool: vim

Would love to come to work via: Quantum-Tunneling Device

Is still waiting for: Half Life 3

Jochen Withopf

CEO

Likes: Cheese bacon burger, Ihre Motive, Distelhäuser Premium Pils

Hobbies: Biking, woodworking, guitars

His most loved tool: Merikan's code generator

Would love to come to work via: Catapult

Christian Lüke

CEO

Likes: Apples, C, Pink Floyd

Hobbies: Piano, table tennis

His most loved keyboard layout: Neo2

Would love to come to work via: Ski lift

Useless trivia: He arrives precisely when he means to. (JRR. Tolkien)

Stephan Senkbeil

CEO

Likes: Things that just work

Hobbies: Linux kernel compilation observation

His most loved tool: Multi-text stamp

Would love to come to work via: Kiteboard

Todo-list: Build a new Excel