The Company was founded in 2000 in Linz and is a subsidiary of ArtSpark HD Inc. based in Tokyo, Japan. Candera operates in a self-sufficient manner providing a product range developed entirely at the location in Linz, Austria. Candera supports its customers with the CGI Studio tool environment as well as provision of software services mainly in the areas of HMI development, User Interface design and embedded software.
We concentrate all our activities to provide complete HMI solutions for the automotive market and home appliances sector. We develop these solutions in a way to be reused also in other industries. CGI Studio combines three major properties in one tool:
openness – ease of use – best performance.
Meet our Team
Meet the management and sales team who are the driving force behind the Candera vision.
Management Candera GmbH
Reinhard is guiding Candera Gmbh since 2013. Before joining the company he has held leading positions at Socionext Embedded Software Austria, Fujitsu, Comneon and Software Competence Center Hagenberg. He has more than 17 years experience in software technology, international biz development, sales & marketing of software products and team leading. Reinhard has a degree in software engineering and in commercial sciences.
Senior Manager Product Development
Roland started his career in the telecommunication industry as software developer, manager for concept engineering and support department. Following his passion for graphics he moved to Fujitsu as product manager before he joined Socionext Embedded Software Austria in 2015. Since 2016 Roland is manager for product development with more than 16 years of experience in software development as well as 5 years experience in commerce and sales.
Senior Manager Software Development
Mario is part of the Candera team for almost 15 Years. He has been working in the field of embedded automotive software development since he joined the company in 2005. His responsibilites increased over the past years to project leader of software development teams, project management and controlling. Before, Mario worked at Socionext Embedded Software Austria, Fujitsu and Comneon. Mario has a degree in Hardware and Software System Engineering.
Sales and Biz Development Candera GmbH
After graduating in the field of IT it was clear for Roberto, that he will end up in at least one of his two most driving passions, namely computer games graphics and fast cars. The opportunity to work at Candera GmbH in both fields at the same time was a lucky coincidence. After working for many years in the USA and the Middle East he joined Fujitsu and later Socionext Embedded Software Austria back in 2010 in the automotive division.
Berthold joined Candera in 2021 bringing his extensive experience of more than 20 years in the automotive, industrial and consumer businesses into the team. He has 15 years + experience in ADAS plus several years in the field of automotive software. Berthold is interested in future technologies, long-term relationships and common success.
Sales Manager France
Murielle brings more than 25 years sales experience in the EDA software & Embedded OS solutions space. She held positions at Cadence, Synplicity and Synopsys. She was a Global Account Manager for Alcatel at MontaVista as well as Sales Manager South Europe. Murielle obtained an MBA degree in Economy and International Management, a Marseille-Marocco-Shanghai program and created abileapty to bring a different business dimension to the existing distribution model associating agility, integrity with a deep understanding of technical sales.
Roy S. Kim
Sales Manager South Korea
Roy has spent many years in manager position for a major car company after graduation in engineering field in US. Returning back to Korea, he joined Kimhua Technologies and found great opportunity in HMI/GUI sector involved with digital cluster, IVI, or AVN. Since 1992, Kimhua has provided sophisticated software and solutions to most of all conglomerates in Korea and recognized as high-quality software & training provider. His solution team has supported many well-known Tier1s and is ready to suggest winning plans to anyone who deals with embedded system graphic design.
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