trinamiX Management Team

About trinamiX_Ingmar Bruder

Dr. Ingmar Bruder

Founder, Chairman and Managing Director

Physicist Dr. Ingmar Bruder is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of trinamiX GmbH. He started his career as researcher at BASF SE in 2007. During that time he made the discovery that later evolved into our face authentication solution and also built the basis for our spectroscopy solutions. Ingmar received his Ph.D. from the University of Stuttgart, Germany in cooperation with Max Planck Institute for solid state research and BASF SE.

About trinamiX_Ingmar Bruder

Soeren Bauermann

Managing Director

Soeren Bauermann studied law at the Universities of Constance, Germany and Montpellier, France. He joined BASF in 2005 and held various positions in the company's legal department - including in Ludwigshafen, Germany; Florham Park, New Jersey, USA; and Hong Kong. From 2016 to 2021, he has been Managing Director of BASF Coatings. In addition to his current position as Senior Vice President Legal at BASF SE, he was appointed Managing Director of trinamiX in 2023.

trinamiX About: Dr. Wilfried Hermes

Dr. Wilfried Hermes

Director Spectroscopy Consumer Electronics & Business Development

Wilfried Hermes studied chemistry and received his Ph. D. at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. He completed his studies as a post-doctoral student at Lund and Stockholm University in Sweden in 2011. Afterwards, he started working for the BASF SE in the division New Technologies as a lab team leader. When the trinamiX GmbH was founded in 2015, he decided to be part of this development. Wilfried Hermes occupied multiple positions within trinamiX during the last 7 years, such as researcher, quality manager, sales manager and finally Director IR Sensing. In 2022, he took over the role of Director Spectroscopy Consumer Electronics & Business Development.

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trinamiX About: Stefan Metz

Dr. Stefan Metz

Director 3D Smartphone & Business Management Asia/Pacific

Stefan Metz got his Ph.D. from the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany. After pursuing postdoctoral studies at Princeton University and Carnegie Mellon University, USA, he joined BASF SE in 2010. Stefan dedicated the following 5 years to the development of OLEDs in BASF research. With the carve-out of trinamiX in 2015, Stefan seized the opportunity and joined the team of founding pioneers. Since the first steps of trinamiX, Stefan held several positions within trinamiX, from supply chain management to business development and to Director 3D Imaging. After his transfer to trinamiX's office in Shenzhen, China, he took over the role as Director 3D Smartphone & Business Management Asia/Pacific in 2022.

Nils Mohmeyer

Dr. Nils Mohmeyer

Director IR Sensing & Spectroscopy Solution

Nils Mohmeyer studied at the University of Bayreuth and obtained his PhD in chemistry. He joined BASF in 2006 as a lab team leader in the Polyurethanes Research. Following, he held several positions in marketing and sales in Polyurethanes as well as in the Construction Chemicals Business. As Head of Sales Benelux, Construction Chemicals, Nils gained international experience. In 2019, he joined trinamiX as Manager Business Development & Sales and is now leading the B2B Spectroscopy Business as Director IR Sensing & Spectroscopy Solution.

Nils Mohmeyer

Dr. Jochen Brill

Director Spectroscopy Product Development

Jochen Brill studied Physics at the University of Stuttgart as well as the University of Maryland and completed his studies with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, specializing in flexible Liquid Crystal Displays. Following his extensive experience in research gained in leading positions in the BASF lab for polymerizable liquid crystals, the global research project Printed Electronics at BASF and by building up the InnovationLab in Heidelberg, he joined the trinamiX team in 2018. Here, he led the development of a trinamiX key product, the Near-Infrared spectrometers, working on both hardware and software. Since 2023, he is responsible for the development and production of our NIR products as Director Spectroscopy Product Development.


Steven Barber

Director Biometric Imaging Product Development

Steven Barber received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and continued his studies with a master thesis on neural network training at Binghamton University. With a background in automotive embedded electronics development and over 20 years of experience working with engineering, finance, manufacturing, and product development, Steven brings valuable expertise to trinamiX. Since joining our team in 2022, he has played a key role in leading our system engineering, before moving on to the position of Director of Biometric Imaging Product Development. 

Foto Ingmar Baus, trinamiX, Head of Strategy, Communications, IP

Ingmar Baus

Head of Strategy, Communications, IP

Ingmar Baus studied International Information Technologies at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University in Mannheim and obtained a Master’s Degree in Strategic Marketing from the University of Business and Social Sciences, Buenos Aires, Argentina (UCES). Ingmar held several IT, marketing and business positions during his 16 years at BASF. He gained international experience, living and working a total of 6 years in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. From 2014 to 2018 he worked as project leader at BASF Management Consulting, where, among other projects, he led the conceptualization and implementation of Chemovator GmbH, the business incubator of BASF. In 2018, he joined Clariant to lead a team in Clariant’s business incubator. Ingmar joined trinamiX in 2020 as Strategy Manager and is now leading the functions Strategy, IP Management and Communications.

Arnaud Meissonnier

CFO, Chief Compliance Officer

Arnaud Meissonnier studied Business Administration and majored in Finance and Controlling. He obtained a German-French double degree by the University of Tübingen and the EM Strasbourg Business School. In addition, he gained international experience through a scholarship at Bond University, Australia. Arnaud joined BASF SE in 2002 and held several positions in Germany, e.g., in Auditing, Corporate Finance and Controlling. From 2010 to 2014 he moved to Hong Kong, where he headed BASF’s regional M&A team for the Asia Pacific region and managed various acquisition, divestment and JV projects. Arnaud joined trinamiX as CFO in 2020. Since then he has assumed responsibility for the business functions of IT, Procurement, Supply Chain and Quality Management and has furthermore taken over the role as Chief Compliance Officer.