US, AT A GLANCE

We are Qualifyze, and we’re building the trust layer for global supply chains. The one that turns compliance into meaningful value, with human relationships at its core. We provide auditing services by thinking globally, while acting locally, using curated data and actionable insights to help our stakeholders make the most of their audits. Consistent, reliable and flexible audits, at scale. That’s our DNA. The same DNA that makes everything else we do possible.
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OUR VISION

What do we want to achieve as a company for our stakeholders? To build the trust layer for global supply chains.

Our mission

How are we going to achieve it? Collecting actionable audit data from every supplier in the world, centralised within one digital platform.

OUR VALUES

What do we believe in?

We empower people

Our people are our power, so we empower our people. This virtuous cycle fuels continuous growth for both Qualifyze, and the people that make us great. Feedback focused Continuous learning Teamwork and collaboration Autonomous problem-solving

We solve together

We don’t just facilitate audits. We deliver solutions that help build a better tomorrow. No matter the challenge, we work towards it from a solution-oriented perspective, together.

Social awareness
Solution-orientated
Sustainability and community impact
Challenging the WHYs and defining the HOWs

We chase a better tomorrow

Everyday brings new challenges. That’s why we apply a flexible approach to rigid processes, giving us the ability and agility to outperform the solutions of yesterday.

Innovation drivers
Setting new standards
Meticulous attention to detail
Exceeding stakeholder expectations

We simplify complexity

Just because something looks complicated, doesn’t mean it has to be. We make the complex seamless, by optimising the essentials and removing the redundant.

Human-centric data
Future-forward thinking
Automated systems and processes
Clear, unambiguous language systems

What we do

We support pharma companies with their supplier qualification by providing high-quality audit reports globally with local auditors and local experience within less than 6 weeks. We operate the world’s first online platform for suppliers and audits. The goal? To connect manufacturers, suppliers and auditors. We conduct GxP audits for manufacturers of APIs, Excipients, Packaging, FDFs as well as distributors/shipping companies, software suppliers and many others.

Our executive team

The Qualifyze Leadership Team: We set strategy and solve together.

David Schneider
Founder & CEO

David Schneider
Founder & CEO

David brings 10+ years of experience working in investment banking (e.g., JP Morgan), Fortune 500 companies (e.g., BASF) and management consulting (e.g., McKinsey). Before joining Qualifyze, David worked at McKinsey supporting international clients in their digital and operational transformation. He also holds a PhD in Information Systems from the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany).

At Qualifyze, David’s role is to build a platform enabling his core leadership team to scale the organization by defining priorities and setting the overall direction. He also manages relationships with key external stakeholders such as strategic business partners as well as investors.

David is passionate about building scalable solutions for the pharma industry and leads Qualifyze with a laser-sharp focus on our organisation’s ability to build the trust layer for global supply chains.

Carla Peraferrer
VP of Quality

Carla Peraferrer
VP of Quality

Carla has over 15 years experience with different key players of the pharma supply chain from community and hospital pharmacies, small compounding manufacturing laboratories to third-party audit services providers. As a pharmacist, this has given her a varied perspective of the industry’s challenges and the motivation to continuously build solutions to maintain compliance of the pharma supply chain. This is why she is passionate about reliable supplier qualifications for the last seven years.

At Qualifyze, she has built the Quality organization and processes from scratch. She is leading a continuously growing technical team in charge of maintaining the high-quality level of QF audit reports and serves as the common voice of more than 120 auditors worldwide. In addition, Carla is maintaining the internal QMS, based on the ISO 9001, to ensure that our processes are reliable and continuously improving further.

Markus Schepp
CRO

Markus Schepp
CRO

Markus is a highly successful sales & marketing leader with a demonstrated track record in scaling high-growth startup’s and SaaS Software technology companies. Markus spearheads the company’s revenue-generating strategies with a focus on driving fast growth, while continuing to deliver customer value. He has a significant track record spanning over 25 years in various leadership roles at Software & SaaS companies, US and EMEA based, starting his career as a direct salesperson at Hyperion Software (Oracle) and Informatica. Some of his past successes include: Becoming a sales leader at the age of 30 years for > $100 Million revenue with his teams in several high growth Startups, holding co-CEO jobs and VP Global Sales roles, developing teams from first-person-on-the-ground to market-leading companies, several success stories with 300% YoY growth in revenue, experience working in and managing teams within organizations of varied sizes, from 100 to over 1.000 employees and much more.

Carlos Buenosvinos
CPO & CTO

Carlos Buenosvinos
CPO & CTO

Carlos is a strategist that loves to roll up his sleeves. For the last 20 years, he has led Tech, Product, and Data teams from various company backgrounds: from B2C to B2B, from start-ups to multinationals, from e-commerce, social networks, payment processors, classifieds to supply chain and IoT, from €10 Million to €300 Million revenue. Having also played the CEO role of a 300-employee start-up, he combines the unique skills & experiences of growing digital and businesses. He is a regular conference speaker, author of two software architecture books, and organizer of international conferences.

At Qualifyze, he leads the Product, Technology, and Data teams to discover new opportunities to delight our customers and do it by leveraging the latest tech tools, methodologies, and techniques to make it quick, high quality, and future-proof.

Simon Rahause
Head of Finance

Simon Rahause
Head of Finance

Simon is a strategic and hands-on financial decision-maker with 5+ years experience. He worked in investment banking and financial services at HSBC and KPMG, private equity at Ardian, and consulting (e.g., Siemens Management Consulting), holding a master’s double degree in management from Mannheim University and NHH Bergen. He lived in five countries, including the US, Ireland, and Thailand. Joining Qualifyze very early-stage, Simon has developed central finance functions to scale Qualifyze into the strong company it is today.

At Qualifyze, he leads the finance, accounting, legal, and business intelligence functions, enabling the company to scale compliantly and sustainably by automating internal processes with the latest technology. Simon pursues to generate data-driven insights from key financials and company metrics to increase collaboration and trust among management and functions.

Emese Balla
VP of People & Culture

Emese Balla
VP of People & Culture

Emese is a values-driven executive with 25 years of strategic and global people & culture leadership experience at Fortune 500 companies in the fintech and CPG industry like PayPal, Wrigley & TUI. Emese brought her experience living and working in 4 countries, including 12 years in the US, just before joining Qualifyze. She has successfully grown effective organizations with culture at the center, enhancing employee experience.

At Qualifyze, she leads the People & Culture team and oversees people strategy & operations, talent acquisition, compensation & benefits functions, and is responsible for continuing to scale our organisation’s growth processes and building our muscle for employee career development and setting a clear and ambitious strategy for Talent Management.