About Valsight

Valsight is a Berlin based company that was founded in the beginning of 2015 at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam.
Our vision is the integration of value driver models and advanced analytics into traditional controlling processes like corporate planning, reporting and forcasting. We aim at making controlling analyses more future-oriented and to sustainably improve the controlling process.

Management Team

Khai Tran is Co-Founder and Managing Director. He is responsible for sales and the customer and partner relations at Valsight. Before Valsight, he consulted companies with a focus on performance management and implementing enterprise software.


Khai Tran

CEO & Co-Founder

David Schwalb is Co-Founder and product manager. He is responsible for the overall product strategy and ensures the alignment with customer requirements. Before Valsight, he was a research assistant of Prof. Hasso Plattner.


David Schwalb

Head of Engineering &

Martin Faust is Co-Founder and is responsible for the seamless software implementation process of Valsight and assists the customer with the development of driver models. Before Valsight, he was a research assistant of Prof. Hasso Plattner.


Martin Faust

Head of Customer
Success & Co-

Katharina Zurmühlen is Head of Marketing. She is responsible for strategy development around the brand Valsight and oversees all marketing activities. Before Valsight, she worked as Head of Marketing in the market and opinion research industry.

Katharina Zurmühlen


Head of Marketing

Advisory Board

Constanze Buchheim is the founder and director of i-potentials, the first HR agency that has specialized in recruiting in the digital industry. With many years of experience in the German startup scene and her capabilities as business coach she supports young businesses and leaders with the digital transformation of businesses.


Constanze Buchheim

Founder and director,

Julian Bürklein is Senior Investment Manager and authorized signatory of main incubator, the early-stage investor, and the research and development unit of Commerzbank. There he is co-responsible for the investment management process and the supervision of the start-up portfolio. Before that, he worked in the area of Venture Capital & Private Equity Investments.


Julian Buerklein

Senior Investment Manager,
main incubator

Dr. Werner Sinzig is our industry expert for value driver models and simulations. In the last years through his activities at SAP he specialized on innovative applications in the finance and accounting sector, such as controlling and simulations, that are based on in-memory database technology. Dr. Sinzig lectures at different established universities and has published multiple acadamic contibutions.

Werner Sinzig

Dr. Werner Sinzig

Industry expert,
value driver models and simulations

Robin Staszek has been CFO of Hasso Plattner Ventures since January 2018. He is responsible for internal and external reporting as well as financial analysis and structuring of investments. Previously, he held a similar position in the area of indirect and direct venture capital & private equity investments in the family office of the Plattner family. After graduating as MSc. in intl. Finance he gathered several years of experience as a financial analyst with various major German companies.

Foto Robin

Robin Staszek

Hasso Plattner Ventures

Valsight is supported by Hasso Plattner Ventures.

Valsight is a spin-off of the Hasso Plattner Institut in Potsdam.