Management

Martin Schmid

Martin Schmid is a Master of Computer Science (Diplom-Informatiker) and, since 2005, Managing Director and partner at the b²tec Software GmbH. In his capacity as Managing Director, he is in charge of the Sales & Marketing and Finance & Controlling departments. In addition, he takes on temporary stints as the Project Manager and Senior Architect in strategic customer projects.

Martin Schmid is an experienced IT manager, with many years of professional practice in IT consulting for financial services providers, as well as in the role of Head of IT in the line organization of a real estate financer. In the course of those responsibilities, he gained invaluable experience with the implementation and optimization of SAP application platforms at enterprises in the financial-services sector, as well as in leading IT projects and programs.

Dr. Detlef Ritz

Dr. Detlef Ritz has been a part of the management at b²tec since 2014, and heads up the Human Resources and Legal & Operations departments. In an earlier stage in life, he studied Biology and Chemistry at the TH Darmstadt, and did his PhD on eco-physiological topics.

Detlef Ritz hat seit 1993 Erfahrungen mit der Einführung und Optimierung von SAP-Anwendungsplattformen bei Unternehmen im Branchenschwerpunkt Finanzdienstleistungen und Immobilienwirtschaft. Bevor er zu b²tec kam, war er bei einem großen IT-Beratungsunternehmen in den Rollen Projektmanager, Business Manager und Personalverantwortlicher tätig. Detlef Ritz ist DBVC-zertifizierter Business Coach.

Frei Messow

Frei Messow has been a member of b²tec’s general management since 2014, and is responsible for Business Development. In addition, he is active as Senior Architect and Project Manager in customer projects worldwide.

Frei Messow is a bank officer, has a M.Sc. in Business (Diplom-Kaufmann), and received an MBA degree in the USA. Since 1999, he has been consultant almost exclusively to customers who are implementing SAP Banking. He has spent extensive time on projects in Australia, Mexico, and Switzerland.

Wim Wiers

Wim Wiers joined the b²tec  management team in 2015 as the Managing Director of b²tec Canada. From his HQ in Toronto, Canada, he is mostly responsible for b²tec’s international activities outside of Europe, with emphases on business development, strategy- and architecture-consulting, and project management.

Wim Wiers began his professional career at the KAS Bank in Amsterdam, where he was active in the finance department for 8 years. In 1994, he implemented SAP for the KAS Bank. He then worked for a number of consulting and software companies, including SAP itself. He possesses excellent operational knowledge from his time in the bank, a broad knowledge of SAP Banking products, and diverse experience with complex SAP Banking implementations.