KeyDrive's corporate management is made up of two experienced forces of the domain industry. The successful team includes Chairman Alexander Siffrin, who is at the same time CEO of Key-Systems GmbH and Vice President Michael Riedl.
Alexander Siffrin, Chairman
Alexander Siffrin is President of the Managing Board of KeyDrive S.A. He founded Key-Systems in October 1998, while being a student at the University of Saarland, and led the company from an academic sideline to a global player in the domain business. He continues to work as Key-Systems CEO.
Alexander was born in 1976 in Saarbrücken, Germany. From 1983 to 1986 he went to the school of the German embassy in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. In the year 1987 he moved back to Germany and attended the grammar school 'Gymnasium Schloss Hagerhof' in Bad Honnef / Rhein. From 1992 to 1995 Alexander Siffrin lived in La Paz, Bolivia and finished the school 'Colegio Mariscal Braun' with the general qualification for university entrance in 1995. From 1996 to 2001 he studied physics and computer science at the University of the Saarland.
Michael Riedl, Vice President
Michael Riedl is Vice President of KeyDrive S.A. since August 2011. Prior to joining KeyDrive, Michael held managing positions in private equity and ICT industries.
He started his career with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants where he specialized in performance improvement programs. Within BIP Investment Partners, he worked on Private Equity opportunities with a focus on buyouts. Michael holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from James Madison University, USA, and a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from European Business School, Germany. He is also a Chartered Management Accountant.