OPTIWARE is the result of the merger between API Maintenance Systems and AXXOS. We help customers streamline their production and maintain high-value capital assets such as plants, facilities and equipment.
OPTIWARE is a global company helping customers to gain an edge by optimizing asset reliability, predictability and effectiveness.
We do this by offering a unique combination of both Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) systems and as such we place ourselves at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution.
At OPTIWARE we believe that state-of-the-art functionality, visibility and mobility are prerequisites for catering to our customer’s needs – and that our understanding, experience and forward-thinking is what makes the real difference.
Michael Ries is the CEO of OPTIWARE and head of Global Sales.
Michael joined the company in 2000 – initially as Sales Director and since 2002 as CEO. Michael Ries holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Power Engineering and Commerce.
Tel: +45 4348 9941
Mark Bang Mikkelsen
Mark Bang Mikkelsen joined OPTIWARE in September 2013. Before joining the company, Mark worked as a consultant at Deloitte for 5 years servicing the financial departments of clients across several different industries.
Mark Bang Mikkelsen has a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Controlling from Aarhus Business School.
Tel: +45 4348 9934
VP Product Management
Michael Stoltenborg has been with OPTIWARE since 2013. Michael has worked with software product development since 1998 and has previous experience with IT management, project management and agile software development.
Michael Stoltenborg has a Master’s Degree in Biotechnology Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and is a trained Project Manager.
Tel: +45 4348 9942
VP Research & Development
Frank Birk-Jensen joined OPTIWARE in 1995. He has 30 years of experience working with development of EAM, Quality Assurance and Maintenance Management. Initially, Frank worked as a programmer and system consultant but since 2000 he has had the responsibility for Research & Development at OPTIWARE R&D manager.
Frank Birk-Jensen has a Master’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Tel: +45 4348 9933
VP Global Partner
Claes Gunnarsson joined OPTIWARE in November 2016 as the result of the merger with AXXOS where Claes held the position as CEO. Claes’ key focus is business development and partner management.
Claes Gunnarsson holds a bachelor degree in Business administration from the University of Westminister and a has master in Informatics from Jönköping University.
Tel: +46 (0) 36 332 06 01
Our perspective is Industry 4.0 and digitalization is second nature to us – and with our combined offering we are uniquely positioned to help customers optimize both asset reliability and effectiveness – and to gain an edge
In support of our continued efforts to provide the best possible optimization software we are always looking for new people to strengthen our team of highly dedicated and skilled employees.
Joining OPTIWARE means challenging yourself on a daily basis through continuous development and innovation of our products and organization.