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MVTec Software appoints Mario Bohnacker as technical product manager

MVTec Software GmbH (, the leading international provider of machine vision software, has filled two leading positions. In his capacity as the new Technical Product Manager, Mario Bohnacker has been responsible for the technical enhancement of the standard machine vision software HALCON since January 2020. Christian Eckstein joined the team in August 2019 as the new Business Developer and Partner Manager.

Identifying technologies relevant for the future and for customers

Mario Bohnacker's duties include identifying technologies that are relevant for future developments as well as for customers and turning them into product innovations. The new Technical Product Manager also directs the further development of MVTec HALCON in order to deliver maximum customer benefits. Mario Bohnacker began his career at MVTec in early 2017. As Team Leader Solutions, he was responsible for all service business relating to customer projects as well as training programs for the software products HALCON and MERLIC. Before that, he worked for an international mechanical engineering company as a developer of machine vision software from 2010 to 2014. Following this, Mario Bohnacker headed the establishment of a machine vision development team for the company's Chinese subsidiary.

"I am very much looking forward to my new position, in which I can contribute my many years of application experience to the further development of HALCON and actively help to shape the future path of this innovative product at MVTec," says Mario Bohnacker.

Evaluating and developing new business fields

In his role as Business Developer, Christian Eckstein will identify, evaluate, and develop new business fields across the entire MVTec product portfolio. His tasks as Partner Manager include managing existing partner programs and further increasing their value for partners and MVTec. In addition, he is responsible for the MVTec Deep Learning Tool as product manager. Christian Eckstein's initial experience working at MVTec was as a student employee from 2009 to 2015 while studying computer science and economics. Afterwards, he spent four years as a team leader and project manager, heading the implementation, integration, and international rollout of IT systems for several internationally operating companies.

"My new job with MVTec will offer me exciting new challenges, in which I can play a crucial role in helping shape the future and optimally align strategy with a constantly changing market," says Christian Eckstein.


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