Our Management Team

Klaus Schmidt

Klaus Schmidt
CEO

Klaus has been the CEO of MAGIX since 2015. He holds 24 years of C-level experience in retail, media and online industries. His areas of expertise lie in business development, international expansion and growth modeling, among others.

Michael Burdack

Michael Burdack
CFO

Michael has been CFO at MAGIX since 2019. Previously, he worked for several years in consultancy and was also Head of Finance at a mid-sized publishing company for five years. His areas of expertise include M&A, accounting and process optimization in the area of finance.

Hagen Hirche

Hagen Hirche
CTO

Hagen has been with MAGIX since 1995 and CTO since 2016. A software specialist at the company since joining us, he has long-standing industry experience.

Sumit Rai

Sumit Rai
CPO Pro Video

Sumit has been CPO for Pro Video since 2020. Before joining MAGIX, he held various C-level positions in the video industry. A speaker at industry events who also has 12 years of experience as a lecturer in digital media behind him, Sumit is responsible for strategy development for our future products and services.

Arwed Grenzbach

Arwed Grenzbach
CPO for DIY Video/Photo

Arwed has been CPO for DIY Video/Photo since 2018 at MAGIX. Before joining the company in 2018, he held various leadership roles in the video gaming and film industry. His areas of expertise include product development, brand marketing, internationalization and partner strategy.

Thomas Wolf

Thomas Wolf
CPO for Pro Audio

Thomas has been with MAGIX since 2001. His first role was as a software developer in professional audio. He is now PO, and since 2019 he has also been CPO for Pro Audio and deputy chief executive of our corporate branch in Hangzhou, China.

David Schara

David Schara
CPO for DIY Audio

David has been CPO for DIY Audio at MAGIX since 2020. He brings extensive leadership experience in the areas of product development and innovation management to the role. His most recent areas of focus are video, audio and HR technology.