Press Kit for Andrej Safundzic
Andrej Safundzic is the visionary CEO and Co-founder of Lumos, the game-changing access management platform that has transformed the software spend landscape. Under his leadership, Lumos has pioneered innovative solutions for businesses, automating access requests, enforcing least privilege, and streamlining user access reviews. With Lumos, organizations gain invaluable insights into app usage, entitlements, and spending, all in one powerful platform.
In addition to his notable accomplishments in the tech industry, Andrej is dedicated to using technology for the public good, striving to make the world a more loving, enthusiastic, and just place. He co-founded two social enterprises in East Africa, with Starthub Africa still flourishing and providing employment opportunities to 30 individuals. Andrej’s innovative spirit and commitment to positive change have cemented his status as one of the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionizing Government by Apolitical, and he continues to inspire and drive Lumos to new heights, while also advocating for SaaS solutions that support IT infrastructure and drive efficiency in organizations worldwide.
Named one of the Top 100 High-Growth Companies on Otta’s Rocket List (2022)
Named ons of the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionising Government by Apolitical (2020)
Named in the 2019 Business Punk Top 100, an award given to the 100 most influential entrepreneurs in Germany
2019 recipient of the Knight Hennessy Scholarship at Stanford (only awarded to ~1% of applicants)
Scholar of German Foundation for Integration under the Auspices of Chancellor Angela Merkel (2017)
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Can you tell us about your journey in the tech industry and what inspired you to co-found Lumos, the access management platform?
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What are some strategies and tactics for demonstrating the value of IT and security initiatives to non-technical stakeholders?