We have built Brian to create real value for consultants and other high-paced business professionals. We do so by exploring innovative ways to connect humans with state-of-the-art technology and data. Our goal is to “generate” more time for our clients to invest in new business ideas or share them with their loved ones.

– Our beliefs –

Leap of faith


The business is accelerating but a large share of professionals today have to deal with ‘standard’ operative tasks for which there are already smart tools and services available (translation, financial analysis, research, calculation model, and so on).


It is increasingly difficult to keep track of the best services/tools und distinguishing between real value services and good marketing. Many professionals are ‘lost’ in the high number of options, solutions, and data sources.

AI at the start

There are already online services and tools supporting multiple tasks of advisors. These tools are fast, instantly available, increasingly smart and, compared to their value, quite affordable. Considering the recent advances of AI, we believe to be just at the beginning.

Seeking simplicity

Accessing smart features of multiple tools in ‘one place’ without worrying about data security, and doing so using free natural language, enhances efficiency.

– Founder’s story –

“It’s 10:00 pm. We are working with high pressure on a proposal for an exciting consulting project. We want to integrate a few slides from a different proposal but these are in German. We need them in English and we need them now. All team members are busy with other tasks (note: nobody likes to translate slides), the support staff is not available on short notice… so I start to translate them by myself. In order to be faster, I copy-paste the slide sections to DeepL and back… I am impressed by the quality of the translation and think to myself… there must be an automated way for this!”

– Integrating the best –

Brian integrates selected data sources and best digital services available. Only with the leading providers, we can provide the best service possible: no matter if it comes to translations, OCR, industry insights or financial information we always shoot for the stars.

– Future of consulting –

We cooperate with leading student consultancies – the future of consulting. We want them to know Brian and benefit from his skills; we are giving selected student consultants the chance to co-create Brian – their future buddy at work.

… and so proud to work with BDSU (Bundesverband Deutscher Studentischer Unternehmensberatungen e.V.) and JCNetwork as well! The student consulting unions unite 70 student consultancies with more than 5,000 student consultants!

– Inspiring people –

Brian represents a new species of software. We do not try to ‘disrupt’. We love to create, build and develop further. While creating a new market we are proud to combine the best of consulting and AI.


– Who we are –

We, the people behind Brian, simply love what we do. We are a team of senior business professionals with an extensive background in consulting, software development, and research, with an obsession to deliver value to our clients. What unites us together is the goal to achieve something extraordinary.

Pavol Sikula

Founder & CEO

Experienced Management Consultant
14+ years at Stern Stewart & Co.
Expertise in support optimization
Two-time Ironman

Matthias Ruppel

Co-founder & CTO

Passionate software developer
Experienced team leader
3 years big data at T-Systems

René Karsch

Business Development Manager

Consulting market insider
5 years of Startup & Corporate experience
Loves his black poodle:)

Nina Rümmele

Projects and GDPR

Experienced Management and GDPR Consultant
Years in Roland Berger, What the Food!…
Entrepreneur and keynote speaker

Jeewan Gaur

Product development & Research

Experienced Financial analyst
Years at CRISIL (S&P company) and BCG Knowledge
Ambitious doer and passionate cricket player

Christopher Schmitt

Software developer

Experienced backend developer
Years at Hetzner Cloud
Enthusiastic gamer

– On board –

We are very proud to have extraordinary Business Angels on board who combine senior top management consulting experience and an outstanding track record of digital entrepreneurship. Here is the background of our angel investors.

Björn Kolbmüller

Lead Angel

Experienced digital entrepreneur
Founder of Flaconi and Zenloop

Paul Schwarzenholz

Lead Angel

Experienced digital entrepreneur
Founder of Flaconi and Zenloop

Stefan Heppelmann


MD Green ALPS and
Partner at Stern Stewart & Co.

Jens Torchalla


Amber Invest and
experienced consulting partner

Dr. Torsten Göcke


Specialist for legal matters
Equity Partner at EY Law

Daniel Möllerhenn


Digital thought leader and
Principal at Bain & Company

– Great help –

We break new ground. We combine the world of technology, management consulting, user experience, and artificial intelligence in a new way. It is great to get the help of selected advisors on our ambitious journey.

Dirk Schuran

Senior Advisor

Former Chief Sales Officer COMATCH
Sailboat Captain

Sebastian Hartmann

Senior Advisor

Chief Technology Strategist KPMG International
15 years in consulting
Professional Services Leader

Matthias Setzer

Senior Advisor

Business angel and Startup supporter
Global Director Payments
Partnerships at Facebook