In late 2001, Arno Schödl contacted his former schoolmate Markus Hannebauer in a night-time phone call with the idea to create the world's most intelligent presentation software. Both were about to finish their studies in computer science and had to decide what to do after their PhD.
During the following months, Arno pulled up stakes at the Georgia Institute of Technology after refining the technical foundations of the business idea, while Markus bootstrapped the company in Berlin.
On the 12th of April 2002, Markus and Arno founded
think-cell has grown quickly and is today a
software company of unparalleled proficiency and efficiency. The rather small group of developers, sales and support people creates
products that are the gold standard in professional slide production. As a result,
"On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, we would like to thank all our customers for their continuous support", says
Markus Hannebauer. "Many of them took the early-adopter risk that comes with disruptive innovation and put their trust in us.
So did many of our employees when starting their careers at
think-cell was founded in 2002 in Berlin and is today the leading vendor of productivity software for professional PowerPoint users. Its software covers the complete process of presentation creation – from analysis and preparation of business data to the graphical rendering of qualitative and quantitative results. Most international business consulting firms, as well as a large number of the well-known industrial global leaders, are among think-cell's customers.