bao strengthens management: Tobias Schöps takes over as Director Trust and Operations

October 26 2023

bao strengthens management: Tobias Schöps takes over as Director Trust and Operations

Munich | 26.10.2023 – Technology company bao, which is developing an AI-based solution for real-time support and analysis of sales calls, welcomes Tobias Schöps as its new Director Trust & Operations. Schöps brings with him a distinguished career in IT and information security, particularly in the environment of rapidly growing SaaS companies such as Celonis.


Tobias Schöps previously served as IT & Information Security Officer and Quality Management Officer at Hypergrowth SaaS Scale Ups. He built the global information security management and IT governance teams at Celonis and Jedox. Prior to these positions, he acted as a consultant and trainer for security, quality management and data protection at SMEs as well as DAX companies in Germany.

The appointment of Tobias Schöps underlines bao’s commitment to provide a secure, trusted and powerful AI solution and to strengthen the leadership team with highly qualified experts. In his role as Director Trust, Operations & Partnerships, Schöps will focus on linking bao’s Conversation Intelligence, security management and partnerships in the AI ecosystem.

Motivated by the vision of unleashing the potential of AI, Tobias Schöps says: “For me, the true potential of AI lies in the enormous increase in productivity it can enable. At bao, I am committed to rapidly advancing the development, implementation and use of AI that supports bao users in their maximum potential development and that our customers can trust, as well as to developing further tech lighthouses for Germany as a business location.”

CEO and founder of bao, Dr. Patrick Strunkmann-Meister, comments: “With Tobias Schöps, we are gaining a leading expert in the field of AI, IT security and data protection for our management team. His expertise will help us deliver on our promise of ‘AI made in Germany’ and further strengthen the trust of our partners.”

About bao

The software company bao (= “be as one”), founded in Munich in 2017, has developed a co-pilot for sales conversations. bao helps companies to systematically and measurably improve their sales conversations. The Conversation Intelligence software identifies success factors in the sales process and supports sales teams in implementing best practices. Customers such as TeamViewer or Conrad Electronics use bao to generate structured, analyzable data from conversations and continuously improve their sales teams.

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