Who leads us

The Yatta Management Team

Johannes Jacop

  • Johannes Jacop

Johannes is the CEO of Yatta Solutions GmbH. Johannes is a fully qualified lawyer with additional training in economic sciences. He studied law, majoring in commercial and corporate law at the University of Bayreuth, and attended a judicial clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Munich. Prior to his engagement at Yatta, Johannes worked for a renowned corporate law firm in Munich.

In 2008 he founded and established Yatta Solutions together with other co-founders. Prior to founding the company, he managed the Prometheus Project. Today, Johannes continues his dedicated work in the start-up scene, assisting new founders at every step, from developing their business idea to a successful market entry. He is committed to the promotion of entrepreneurship in Germany.

These days, Johannes’ main responsibilities at Yatta include business development and investor relations. He is a passionate business man, software engineering evangelist and entrepreneur.

Manuel Bork

  • Manuel Bork

Manuel is Yatta's CTO. After graduating in computer science from the the University of Kassel, he became a co-founder of Yatta. Initially, he worked in product development and represented Yatta as technology evangelist and later also as product manager in various publications as well as on national and international conferences. Additionally, he managed several internal projects and customer projects.

Today, Manuel is on the company management team. As CTO, he is in charge of technical management and responsible for the Yatta office in Kassel. He is the point of contact for our customers and focusses on operative management.

Dr. Leif Geiger

  • Dr. Leif Geiger

As ›Director Customer Projects‹, Dr. Leif Geiger is responsible for all Yatta customer projects and services. Leif studied at the TU Braunschweig and at Kassel University and is a co-founder of Yatta. Being a technical expert and software architect, Leif initially worked in product development and as a consultant. He later assumed responsibility for various customer projects. Today, he is in charge of all customer projects and services and is dedicated to ensuring our customers’ success.

Since the company formation, Leif is actively involved in taking strategic decisions concerning Yatta. Additionally, he advocates for an innovative digital economy in Germany as chairman of the BITKOM working group software engineering.