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Our Leadership Team

Learn more about the team leading the way at Basware.


Basware Executive Team


Klaus Andersen, Chief Executive Officer

Klaus Andersen

Born in 1964, Mr. Andersen joined Basware and the Basware Executive Team in 2018. He holds an MSc in Engineering.

Key professional experience
Executive Vice President, Global Engineering, Itiviti AB, 2015-2018
Senior Vice President, SimCorp, and Managing Director of SimCorp Coric Ltd., 2014-2015
Senior Vice President, SimCorp, and Managing Director of SimCorp UK Ltd., 2008-2014
Senior Vice President, IMS Development and Head of SimCorp Dimension, Research and Development, SimCorp, 1996-2008
Department Manager, SimCorp A/S, 1994-1996

Alwin Schauer, Chief Revenue Officer

Alwin Schauer

Born in 1976., Mr. Schauer joined Basware and the Executive Team in 2021.
Dipl. in Engineering (University of Applied Sciences).

Key professional experience
Chairman of the Management Board and Senior Vice President: Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Software AG, 2020-2021
Area Vice President Cloud sales: EMEA, Salesforce, 2017-2020
Senior Regional Vice President Cloud Sales: Emerging markets, ESMB, Germany, Benelux and Nordics, Salesforce, 2016
Regional Vice President Cloud Sales: Germany, Benelux and Nordics, Salesforce, 2015
Senior Account Executive: Austria and Switzerland, Salesforce, 2013-2014

Jane Broberg, Chief HR Officer

Jane Broberg

Born in 1966, Mrs. Broberg has studied business, and joined Basware in 2010 and the Basware Executive Team in 2015.

Key professional experience
Vice-president, Global HR, Basware, 2013-2015
HR Director Europe - Global Professional Services, Basware, 2010-2013
Senior Programme Lead Capability & Resource, BP Plc, 2008-2010
Senior HR Manager - Professional Services, SAP UKI Ltd, 2006-2008
SAP Consulting Practice & HR Manager¸ ICM UK Ltd, 1999-2001
SAP Consulting Partner & Practice Manager, Oil & Gas, MAS/IBM UK Ltd, 1996-1998
SAP Consulting Partner & Senior SAP Sales and Distribution Consultant, MAS/IBM UK Ltd, 1995-1996
PA Consulting & SAP Education Strategy Consultant, MAS/IBM UK Ltd, 1995-1995
SAP R/2 Education Consultant, Mobil Oil Company Ltd (UK), 1992-1995

Lars Madsen, Chief Marketing Officer

Lars Madsen

Born in 1974, Mr. Madsen joined Basware and the Basware Executive Team in 2016. He holds an MSc in Business & Quality Management.

Key professional experience
Marketing Director, Canon UK & Ireland, 2014-2016
Program Director - EMEA Corporate Transformation Programme, Canon Europe, 2014-2014
Business Strategy & Development Director EMEA, Canon Europe, 2009-2014
Strategic Planning Manager EMEA, Canon Europe, 2007-2009
Strategic Project Manager, Canon Spain, 2006-2007
Change Manager, Nokia 4PL, Solectron Europe, 2004-2006
Implementation Manager, European Program Office, Canon Europe, 2001-2004

Perttu Nihti, Chief Product Officer

Perttu Nihti

Born in 1974
MSc in Engineering
Mr. Nihti joined Basware in 2012 and the Executive Team in September 2020 

Key professional experience
Senior Vice President, Head of Products, Basware, 2019 – 2020
Vice President, Product Management, Basware, 2014 – 2019
Vice President, Strategy, Basware, 2012 – 2014
Manager, August Associates, 2011 – 2012
Head of Strategy/Operations, Nokia MeeGo Computers, 2009 - 2011

Martti Nurminen, Chief Financial Officer

Martti Nurminen

Born in 1979, Mr. Nurminen joined Basware and the Basware Executive Team in 2019. 
Chief Financial Officer, Solteq Plc., 2018 – 2019
Chief Financial Officer, Affecto Plc., 2016 – 2017
Finance Director, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating Components, 2013 – 2015
Group Controller, IBM Global Technology Services Europe, 2011 – 2013 
Finance Transformation Manager, IBM Finance Center of Excellence, 2011
Controller and Financial Analyst roles for IBM 2004 – 2011

Mogens Pedersen, Chief Technology Officer

Mogens Pedersen

Born in 1969
MSc in Engineering
Mr. Pedersen joined Basware and the Executive Team in September 2020

Key professional experience
Head of Cloud Centre of Excellence, SimCorp Denmark, 2018-2020
Head of Technology and Architecture, SimCorp Denmark, 2012-2018
Head of System Environment, SimCorp Denmark, 2007-2012
Head of Product Support, SimCorp Denmark, 2004-2007
Head of Fund Accounting, SimCorp Germany, 2001-2004