The leadership team at Sven Mahn IT
Owner and CEO
Sven Mahn has a wide range of qualifications: He is a qualified concrete and reinforced concrete constructor and industrial manager and has a degree in business informatics. He has been self-employed since 1999, initially as an IT trainer, then in the area of Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation. In 2005, he founded Sven Mahn IT and runs the company as Managing Director.
“I have always refused to focus on a single industry in the firm belief that companies can always learn something from other industries. So my motto for life There is nothing I cannot do; anything I cannot do yet, I can learn is also transferable to projects and the company. Employees, partners and customers benefit from unconventional ideas and the combination of hobby and profession in all matters. My vision is to realize the best Dynamics for our customers with my team.”
Stefan Falkenhagen, business administration graduate with a focus on logistics and production, spent more than nine years working for Motorola GmbH in Flensburg in global supply chain management. He joined Sven Mahn IT in application consulting in 2010, became head of the consulting department in 2011 and was appointed to the executive board in 2021.
“I am particularly passionate about my work in a challenging and very collegial environment. I enjoy designing the best Dynamics for our customers together with our team. The positive feedback from our customers tells me that our employees always work with the highest level of commitment to optimize the various solutions. Customers and employees are the priority for us – and we put that approach into practice day in and day out.”
Marc Thormählen is a philosophy graduate with degrees in political science and public law. Before joining Sven Mahn IT, he worked for ten years in an internet agency for e-commerce, where, in a staff position, he was responsible for internal and strategic projects and served as the team leader for content management. He has been the Commercial Director at Sven Mahn IT since 2011 and assumed the role of CFO in 2023.
“For me, All life is problem solving describes the solution-oriented, passionate, and, above all, customer-focused work of our employees. The joy of providing customers with the best solutions can be felt everywhere. This is my motivation to drive the company even further forward.“
Head of Consulting
Linh Schmidt is an M. Sc. industrial engineer specializing in production and logistics. She joined Sven Mahn IT in 2010 as a Master’s student and completed her Master’s thesis at the company. She has been working as a consultant since 2012 and took over the management of the consulting department in 2021.
“The dynamic development in the technological environment, which we encounter in the form of challenges in our daily work, is a particular attraction for me. It makes it essential to continuously develop ourselves further to always be able to offer our customers the best Dynamics solution. That’s why I rely on an open exchange of knowledge and ideas as well as strong team spirit in my team, so that we can manage projects as a unit and grow successfully together.“
Head of Architecture
Carsten Rohlehr holds a degree in industrial engineering with a focus on production and logistics. He joined Sven Mahn IT in 2015 in the consulting department, where he also took over as deputy team leader in 2020. He has been responsible for the field of architecture solution since 2023.
“Due to constant change, the IT industry constantly presents us with new tasks and challenges. At Sven Mahn IT, we tackle these together, with everyone contributing their skills and learning with and from each other. It is important to me to promote this collegial cooperation, but also to give everyone the space to develop themselves further. This is the only way we as a team are able to deliver the best Dynamics together with our customers.“
Head of Development and Services
Jan Patten is a Scrum Master, information technology specialist and IT specialist with a focus on agile working methods. He has been working as a Scrum Master and developer in various project areas in the environment of authorities and organizations with security tasks since 2009. In 2015, he joined Sven Mahn IT as a developer. He took over as deputy head of the product team in 2019 and has been Head of Development and Services since 2023.
“Working together in an interdisciplinary team with an agile mindset to master all of our customers’ challenges and further developments is what drives me. My goal is to create a shared, pleasant and productive working environment for our customers and my team. Open and honest communication with the customer and within the team is particularly important to me.“