Hinnerk Gildhoff

Hinnerk Gildhoff

Senior Software Development Manager

Personal Profile

Entrepreneurial, pragmatic and passionate technologist with 15+ years experience in building distributed systems from scratch to mature businesses. Specialised in databases, data warehouses, query processing, autonomics, machine learning, spatial and analytics. Extensive track record in delivering innovation, creating value, and building customer relationships across the globe. Strong C++, linux, analytical and communication skills combined with creative vision. Excel at building and leading teams of experts as well as work with external partners to maximize impact.

Work Experience

Senior Software Development Manger at Amazon Redshift

April 2022 - present

Query processing, autonomics, and spatial

Software Development Manger at Amazon Redshift

October 2019 - March 2022

Query processing, autonomics, and spatial

Development Manger at SAP HANA

June 2014 - September 2019

Graph and hierarchy engine, document store, spatial engine and spatial services

Developer at SAP HANA

January 2013 - May 2014

Spatial engine and in-memory computing

Developer at IBM DB2

February 2007 - Dec 2012

High availability and cluster computing for SAP IBM DB2

Key Skills

  • C++
  • Python
  • Java
  • Databases
  • Machine Learning
  • Distributed Systems
  • NewSQL
  • Cloud computing
  • Linux


Mannheim Business School

Executive MBA (2017-2018)

Executive Master of Business Administration

University Hamburg

Dipl. Inf (2001 - 2007)

Master in computer science