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About Candera

The Company was founded in 2000 in Linz and is a subsidiary of KAGA FEI Co., Ltd., based in Yokohama, Japan. Candera operates in a self-sufficient manner providing a product range developed entirely at the location in Linz, Austria. Candera supports its customers with the CGI Studio tool environment as well as provision of software services mainly in the areas of HMI development, User Interface design and embedded software.

Our Vision

We aim to be #1 in HMI tooling for embedded devices.

Easy – Performant – Open

Meet Our Team

Meet the management and sales team who are the driving force behind the Candera vision.

Management Candera GmbH

Reinhard Füricht

Reinhard Füricht

General Manager

Reinhard is guiding Candera Gmbh since 2013. Before joining the company he has held leading positions at Socionext Embedded Software Austria, Fujitsu, Comneon and Software Competence Center Hagenberg. He has more than 17 years experience in software technology, international biz development, sales & marketing of software products and team leading. Reinhard has a degree in software engineering and in commercial sciences.

Roland Winkler

Roland Winkler

Senior Manager Product Development

Roland started his career in the telecommunication industry as software developer, manager for concept engineering and support department. Following his passion for graphics he moved to Fujitsu as product manager before he joined Socionext Embedded Software Austria in 2015. Since 2016 Roland is manager for product development with more than 16 years of experience in software development as well as 5 years experience in commerce and sales.

Lukas Hörting

Lukas Hörting

Senior Manager Software Development

Lukas became a vital part of the Candera team in 2023, bringing with him a wealth of experience in managing software projects, agile development methods, and launching software products. Leading our service department, he oversees project controlling, strategic customer support management, and key service initiatives. His commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction is evident in every service project, making him a valuable asset to Candera.

Sales and Business Development Candera GmbH

Roberto Hofer

Roberto Hofer

Sales Manager

After graduating in the field of IT it was clear for Roberto, that he will end up in at least one of his two most driving passions, namely computer games graphics and fast cars. The opportunity to work at Candera GmbH in both fields at the same time was a lucky coincidence. After working for many years in the USA and the Middle East he joined Fujitsu and later Socionext Embedded Software Austria back in 2010 in the automotive division.

Stefan Bina

Stefan Bina

Business Development

Stefan joined Candera in 2024 and brings extensive experience in Industrial IoT and automation to our team. With a strong background in hardware and software management and international experience, he expands our activities beyond the automotive sector. His expertise in product management and customer consulting helps us to develop the best HMI solutions for new markets. Stefan is always looking for win-win situations to create added value for existing and future projects.

Martin Köhler

Martin Köhler

Business Development

 

Martin jumped on board in 2021 and is one of our main growth drivers by conducting Business Development at the highest level. He understands the needs, pains and untapped potentials of the market and is always thriving for mutual success.

Martin is an absolute key player and we are happy to have him on our team!

Candera International

Roy S. Kim

Roy S. Kim

Sales Manager South Korea

Roy has spent many years in manager position for a major car company after graduation in engineering field in US. Returning back to Korea, he joined Kimhua Technologies and found great opportunity in HMI/GUI sector involved with digital cluster, IVI, or AVN. Since 1992, Kimhua has provided sophisticated software and solutions to most of all conglomerates in Korea and recognized as high-quality software & training provider. His solution team has supported many well-known Tier1s and is ready to suggest winning plans to anyone who deals with embedded system graphic design.

Yoram Sacagiu

Yoram Sacagiu

Sales Manager Israel

Yoram has 26+ years of Sales, Operation and Business Units managerial experience, leading High-Tech companies in the Semiconductors and Embedded industry. His experience covers all the chip design stages to Post Silicon production and reliability stages. Working globally with the top chip companies on their production process, improving yield, throughput, and efficiency.

While promoting domestic & international markets on sales activities, Yoram kept supporting customer long after the sales process finishes by helping them get the most value from the products/services he sold.

 

Locations and Partner Locations

Candera Partner Network

Company Structure

Candera GmbH (HMI Tooling and Services) and Candera America Inc. are part of KAGA FEI Co., Ltd., situated in Yokohama / Japan.

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