Felix Gaehtgens is Senior Analyst and Partner at Kuppinger Cole + Partner since January 2008. Before, was the chief architect of Symlabs Directory Extender 3.0, partner and co-founder of Symlabs. His responsibilities included management of Symlab´s flagship DE product, pre-sales efforts and developing strategic channel partnerships. He also helped their largest customers solve challenges in directory and identity management deployments.
Mr. Gaehtgens has more than 16 years of high-tech experience. Prior to founding Symlabs, he was an independent consultant and worked with large corporations and public institutions in the United States, Latin America and Europe. His projects included designing, deploying, developing and supporting systems for mobile telephone networks, Internet portals and unified messaging systems.
Mr. Gaehtgens' technical articles have appeared in publications including Unix Systems, Unix World, Springer Verlag, and Heise Verlag in English, German and Spanish.