The Nixdorf Data Center founders and management team

NDC is an innovator in technology and business models for the data center market. We combine award-winning cooling technology with sustainable architecture, cutting-edge technical planning and perfected project timelines. NDC follows an integral and sustainable company philosophy. One core principle is investment with a multiple-bottom-line: the parity of people, planet and profit with passion and purpose. The founders of NDC are experienced and successful technology experts, investors and strategists with a passion for energy efficiency and the global data center market.

Spyridon Linardakis

Spyridon Linardakis

Founder & CEO

Further info on Spyridon Linardakis
  • 20+ years management and sales in ICT, e.g. Deutsche Telekom
  • Execution of global ultra-efficient data center projects
  • Founder of multiple businesses
  • Experience in joint-venture setup
  • Diploma in Business Administration, Technical College Nuremberg; Diploma in Statistics and Actuarial Science, Piraeus University, Athens
Tom Schulz

Tom Schulz

Co-Founder, Partner, AQAL AG

Further info on Tom Schulz
  • 20+ years early-stage investment expertise in high-tech, cleantech, biotech und medical devices
  • Founder of multiple businesses with 30 years of experience, for e.g. Entelios AG, the first German demand response aggregator; Cybernet AG, the first German ISP on the stock market
  • Strategy consulting experience (BCG)
  • MBA, Stanford; Diploma in Computer Science, KIT; ETH Zurich
Markus Bodenmeier

Markus Bodenmeier

Co-Founder, Partner, AQAL AG

Further info on Markus Bodenmeier
  • 20+ years of experience in IT and logistics
  • Founder of multiple businesses with 20 years of experience, e.g. reverse IPO of the HPI AG (formerly Procurement of the Hoechst AG)
  • Expert in corporate finance
  • Sc. Electrical Engineering, TU Munich; MBA University of Hagen; Bavarian Elite Academy
Dr. Martin Z. Wilderer

Dr. Martin Z. Wilderer

Board Advisor on China

Further info on Dr. Martin Z. Wilderer
  • 15+ years of expertise in clean technologies, energy efficiency and innovation in data center technology
  • Company founder and expert in the venture market
  • Recognised with various awards, most outstanding for corporate responsibility being “Top Young Outstanding Person” of Changzhou
  • Master of Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern; Doctorate Environmental Economics, University of Kaiserslautern