Executive Management Team


Eve Buechner

Founder, CEO

Eve Büchner is an entrepreneur and business executive. Her well established networking and marketing skills go back to her days as a popular host and anchor in German TV.

In 2011 she founded the Venture Capital holding quantumReality GmbH where she serves as CEO to this day. In 2014 she incorporated the US Delaware corporation refund.me Group, Inc. which is now the sole owner of refund.me GmbH. In 2015 she took over the Travel Notes Inc.

The Group, Inc. has its Headquarter in Palo Alto, CA and holds all refund.me related IPRs, software licenses and major monitoring contracts.

The Group, Inc. has received more than $6M in private angel money and is currently engaged in a serious round Series A financing.

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Dr. Joachim Hertel

Co-Founder, CTO

Dr. Joachim Hertel is a physicist and accomplished engineer and industry veteran; he started his career at SAP in 1982 as a programmer, worked on various telecommunication projects at IBM and was co-founder and CTO of LHS, where one of the first GSM compliant customer care and billing system was developed.

He is engaged in quantum computation, holds several patents and is a member of scientific and industry organizations, such as AMS and ACM.

As a CTO for refund.me he is the main architect for the claim processing platform that enables refund.me to highly automate thousands of successful claims against airlines worldwide.