Stephan Aschenbrenner , CFSE
Chief Executive Officer of exida.com GmbH
Mr. Aschenbrenner has over 25 years of experience and extensive knowledge in the safety and reliability field. After graduating from University, Mr. Aschenbrenner began working for Gustav Klein, where he was responsible for software and hardware of programmable electronic systems.
In 1995, he joined TÜV Product Service GmbH where he became responsible for machinery safety devices. In 1998 Mr. Aschenbrenner joined TÜV Product Service Inc. in the USA to set up a functional safety department for the Americas. During this time he became Business Unit Manager of “Automation, Software, and Electronics” at TÜV Product Service with worldwide responsibility.
In 2000, Mr. Aschenbrenner joined exida and became a partner in 2003. Mr. Aschenbrenner developed and is responsible for the exida FMEDA tool SILcal. His primary focus is on the assessment of field devices in the process industry (transmitters and final elements) and in safety analyses support (e.g. FMEDA, FTA) according to ISO 26262, IEC 61508 and other functional safety standards. He is author of several papers and articles for magazines and technical conferences. In 2007 he became CFSE. Since 2020 Mr. Aschenbrenner is Chief Executive Officer at exida.com GmbH.