After getting a degree in computer science and an MBA in Finance, Kurt Müller worked for three years as a strategic consultant for Bain & Company in Boston and Munich. From 1984 to 1986 he was founder and CEO of Lotus Development GmbH in Munich.
In 1986 Müller founded Dataware Technologies, Boston, where he was Chairman & CEO until 1998. Under his leadership the company grew its revenue to 41 million dollars. In 1993 he successfully placed Dataware on NASDAQ.
Together with partners Dr. Berthold von Freyberg and Waldemar Jantz, in 1999 he founded Target Partners. Müller is also on the supervisory or advisory boards of currently seven Target Partners portfolio companies. He was involved in Target Partners’ investments in WLAN AG (Swisscom AG in 2003), NXN Software AG (sold to Avid Technology, Inc. in 2004), gate5 AG (sold to Nokia in 2006) and ubitexx GmbH (sold to Blackberry in 2011).
Müller thus brings 31 years of high-tech management and entrepreneurial experience to his function on the THEVA advisory board, which he has been a member of since 2012.