Klaus Brandstaetter is chief executive officer of HOB, a software company that develops and markets remote access solutions worldwide. He studied electrical engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen in Nuremberg, Germany. With this knowledge and expertise, Brandstaetter set up the IT department at the company Geobra during his studies. He worked at Nixdorf Computers and later IBM. Since 1981, Brandstaetter has been the managing director of HOB GmbH & Co. KG, mainly focusing on development.