Not just a software company
MINT is a collection of individuals that uphold our values, dedication to constant improvement, and take care of our customers around the clock.
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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Jörg holds a degree in Computer Science and Economics and brings in profound knowledge in Operations Research. Prior to founding MINT, Jörg served as a consultant for airline organizations.
Christian has over thirty years of diverse experience in the aviation industry including serving as maintenance engineer and instructor. He graduated in Computer Science at the University of Hagen and brings in extensive background in IT Management at Lufthansa Technical Training and at Lufthansa Systems.
CEO MINT Middle East
Wolfgang holds a degree in communications engineering and worked as Project Manager for Alcatel Germany and Lufthansa Systems before joining MINT in 2000. At Lufthansa Systems he successfully managed several multi-million dollar software implementation projects for international airlines.
Chief Customer Officer
Christian is an accomplished hands-on manager and a customer-focused communicator with excellent leadership skills. Leading the introduction of the MINT Training Scheduling functions at JetBlue Airways, he has a solid understanding of our product and how it helps our customers optimizing their training processes. for international airlines.
Klaus started his career in aviation in 1979 as a development engineer in the A300, A310 and A320 projects. In 1988 he joined the technical training department at Lufthansa where he became later responsible for the entire third-party engineering training. In 1995 he took over the position as Director Marketing, Sale and Customer Services at Lufthansa Technical Training, Inc. After a few years as Head of Product Management – Aviation Industry Solutions he is retired from Lufthansa Technical Training he is now supporting MINT in marketing and sales with focus on engineering training.
Product Owner /
Sebastian joined MINT in 2003 as an apprentice and has been part of MINT ever since. Today, he is one of our most experienced senior software engineers, with extensive knowledge of the software, and is in charge of our Development Team. In his free time, Sebastian is the singer and guitarist of a rock band, well-known for their inspiring performances at the famous “Kieler Woche” sailing event.
Recruited from Brazil, Victor started at MINT in January 2018 as Senior Software Engineer in the Kiel office. In October 2019, Victor emerged as the Software Architect. His new role includes giving guidance about technology use and technological innovation. He is also leading the performance and maintenance team located in Kiel.
Victor started working with development when he was 18 years old. In Brazil, he implemented solutions for the public service, like banks, law and justice, insurances and elections before he came to MINT.
Off work Victor enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn son, video games, cooking and barbecue, flying helicopter drones, martial arts and trying to play the guitar.
Frank Vieira Hugger
Director of Sales & Marketing
Frank brings more than 19 years of experience as sales and marketing manager into the MINT team. As enthusiastic marketer he is leading the sales and marketing team, managing all of our sales and customer acquisition activities including sales presentations, as well as the complete marketing, corporate communications and the organization of our events. He is a passionate pilot, flying for fun when his busy calendar allows.
Beate is responsible for accounting and finances at MINT and coordinates everything that has to do with numbers. She plays a central role within the team, our customers as well as our sales and management team can rely on her unfailing finance management and organization skills.
Technical Support Operations Teamleader
Lenny joined MINT in August 2018 as an Operations Engineer and then accepted a position as the Teamleader for Technical Support Operations. Prior to joining the MINT Americas team, Lenny worked as the Director of Managed Services for a regional IT company, providing managed business solutions to a number of industry verticals. When Lenny is not staring at computer screens, he unplugs by playing guitar, spending time on the water and in Florida’s beautiful state parks.
Technical Support Operations Deputy Teamleader
Hadi joined MINT in January 2018 as a Technical Support Engineer and operates from our Kiel office. In March 2019, he was promoted to Deputy Team Leader for the Technical Support Operations department. Hadi holds a bachelor degree in Computer Engineering and a Master’s degree in Digital Communications Engineering from Kiel University (CAU). Prior to joining MINT, Hadi was a Core Network Operations Engineer at a leading international mobile operator, and also worked as a research assistant at Kiel University. In his free time, Hadi enjoys spending time with friends at Kiel Fjord, reading IEEE articles and playing video games.
Business Development Manager
Giancarlo joined MINT in February 2016 as a Key Account Project Manager and operates from our Orlando office. In July 2018, he transitioned into his current position as Business Development Manager under the Sales & Marketing team. Giancarlo began in the aviation industry at a very young age of 18, working for JetBlue Airways, while completing his studies in Marketing and Business Administration at the University of Central Florida. During the four years spent at JetBlue, he had the opportunity to work in many different areas of the operation, including being a Customer Service Lead at the Orlando International Airport and Training Records Specialist at the JetBlue University. Giancarlo enjoys traveling, fitness, and spending time with family and friends during his off time.
Key Account Deputy Lead
Christoph holds a degree in business economics and has been working in the software industry for more than 15 years. Starting his career as a software developer, he advanced towards project management as well as managing customer relations. As MINT Key Account Project Manager, he is taking good care of our customers all over the globe. Christoph is a certified EU FCL and US PPL pilot with CRI endorsement and besides working in the software industry, flying is his great passion.
Nick joined MINT in August 2017 as a Key Account Project Manager and operates from our Orlando office. Nick transitioned to being MINT’s Product Manager in January 2020. Prior to joining the MINT team, Nick was a Web Developer and Digital Media Manager for a Florida based startup. Nick’s aviation industry experience extends back to his time at JetBlue Airways where he was a Systems Analyst at their JetBlue University training center. An avid waterman, Nick loves the ocean and spends most of his free time surfing.
Key Account Project Manager
Ihsan joined MINT in August 2017 as Key Account Project Manager and holds a bachelor degree in Information Systems and a master degree in Project Management. Before joining MINT, he worked for various IT companies managing many complex IT implementation projects. Ihsan is a huge sports fan and likes to spend time with his family.
Juan Francisco Gomez
Key Account Project Manager
Juan joined MINT in May 2018 as a Key Account Project Manager and operates from our Kiel office. Juan holds a bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from the Pontifical Xavierian University, in Colombia. Prior to joining MINT, Juan worked over four years at Avianca as a Flight Training Scheduling Analyst. In his free time, Juan enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, body combat, and dancing.
Key Account Project Manager
Kenneth is an Orlando native and a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Sciences. With a passion for teaching, learning, tech, and data analysis, he joined the MINT Technical Support/Operations Team in December 2018. He switched over to the Key Account Team in October 2019. Other than spending time analyzing the MINT system, Kenneth has just achieved his Sommelier Level 1 certification for wine (his favorite grapes are Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo) and spends his off time visiting the Florida beaches with family.
Key Account Project Manager
Marianne joined MINT in November 2019 as a Key Account Project Manager and operates from our Orlando office. Prior to joining the MINT team, she worked in the Flight Operations Department at FedEx Express for twenty-three years. During that time, she was an Administrative Assistant, did Professional Instructor Recruitment and was the help desk when at-home computer-based training first launched. She also spent 13 years using MINT as a Senior Flight Training Scheduler as well as an Adviser. In 2017 she led the FedEx team when they migrated from MINT version 7 to 12. Her free time is spent visiting her daughter at college, spending time with her rescue pets, or enjoying an outdoor activity.
Erich joined MINT as a Senior Software Engineer in June 2016. Since then, he has specialized in integrating the MINT software with other customer products (i.e. Sabre CMS) and tranisitioned to being one of our Software Architects. In his free time, Erich enjoy visiting medieval markets, watching movies, listening to music and being the father of almost two dozens of cats.