Johannes Hoppe

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss
Veerkant founders


Veerkant offers a selection of fine art pieces. By exploring our gallery you bypass the saturation of the mass market. Quality is at the forefront of our operations. We know it can be hard, but we have the right tools and know-how to ease your decision. Explore and experience on our platform, rest assured that your investment is in the right hands.

YOLOsurvey Proof of Concept

YOLOsurvey is a polar question survey platform, that is explicitly targeting Generation Z. The Projects goal was it to increase the response rate of surveys when shared over Facebook and other social media. The reponse rate was successfully improved form 2% to 66% (n=150).

Lite Desk Deutsche Telekom AG

LiteDesk is a browser based operating system similar to Google's Chromebook.

LiteDesk uses Linux and Mozilla technology with no local user files and no conventional operating system. This means it works in an environment that renders most viruses and Trojans powerless. And because the system is administrated centrally and users don't need to install any software, it stays that way.

Music Beam

MusicBeam is an open source software which enables you to use your home projector to create an entire laser show for your next party. MusicBeam is music triggered and allows you to adjust nearly every detail of the performance. Searching made Social is a graph based search engine to locate service providers within your own social network. was discontinued after Facebook's Graph Search Release in Jan. 2013.

Never let your schooling interfere with your education.

Mark Twain

Full name: Johannes Hoppe

Born: Nov. 19, 1988 in Brandenburg (Havel), Germany

Work Experience

2017/01 – today Team Lead Software Engineering, Thermondo
  • manage engineering teams
  • development of all internal tools
2016/02 – 2016/12 Lead Software Engineer, Thermondo
  • project management
  • lead development teams
  • product management of fulfilment tools
2015/04 – 2016/2 Senior Software Engineer, Thermondo
  • lead small teams
  • process automisation
  • model driven development
  • software architecture
2014/05 – 2015/04 Software Engineer, Thermondo
  • execute projects independently
  • software architecture
  • software design
  • software development
2012 – 2015 Founder & Managing Partner, Veerkant
  • managing a 5 person team
  • business administration
  • product development
  • business development
2011/09 – 2014/05 IT-Systems Consultant freelance, IVT, Cabig, FZBBMedia, more...
  • IT strategy consulting
  • QA engineering
  • software and database development
  • interaction/interface design
2013/04 – 2013/06 Consulting Design Thinker part time, B.A.U.M., HPI School of Design Thinking
  • attend to a team of 5 people
  • guide and accompany the team of a 12 week program
2012/09 – 2012/12 Quality Engineer freelance, Telekom Innovation Laboratories
  • supervision of 10 dev team
  • introduction of integration tests
  • goal to create stable release: acchived
2009/08 – 2011/09 Systems Administrator part time, Hasso Plattner Ventures
  • 2nd Level network support for 60 people
  • 1 level desktop support for 10 people
  • server operations of several AD, storage and mail server


2011 – 2012 Advanced Design Thinking, VNR AG, HPI School of Design Thinking
  • What is Design Thinking?
  • 12 week post grad program
  • single project for business partner
2011 Basic Design Thinking, Breuninger Stiftung, HPI School of Design Thinking
2008 – 2013 IT-Systems Engineering, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam
  • Why HPI is the best!
  • Focus on model driven development & semantic analysis.
2008 Allgemeine Hochschulreife, CJD Christophorus Gymnasium Versmold


native speaker


Voice Training
8 years
5 years

Awards & Memberships

Business Plan Competition
3rd place (2014)
Business Plan Competition
2nd place (2012)
Mensa International
high IQ society (since 2008)

IQ Test Scores

PR 100
PR 100

It's wonderful what we can do if we're always doing.

George Washington

Johannes is an ambitious, analytic, and at the same time a creative person who's able to reliably execute time-critical tasks and manage complex situations.
He is a valuable asset to any high power team.

Dr. Rouven Westphal (Managing Director @ Hasso Plattner Capital)

Es ist immer gut, wenn man weiß, dass man sich auf bestimmte Leute verlassen kann.

Dr. Dirk Barchmann (CEO @ Institut für Verhaltenstherapie)

Johannes was an extremely valuable and pleasant team member. He is highly skilled and quickly familiarizes himself with new IT technologies.
He was very committed to the project, solved urgent and important issues without the need for supervision and willingly took on new responsibilities.

Dr. Philipp Offermann (Product Manager @ Telekom Innovation Labs)

Wer nicht neugierig ist, erfährt nichts!

Johannes Hoppe
Lennéstr. 19
D-14469 Potsdam


P: +49 331 2812 9869 1
F: +49 331 2812 9869 9