Target risk was founded by dedicated lovers of the insurance business. We strongly want to support insurance sales with extraordinary solutions. At the same time we believe, that insurance companies will profit from structured data at the beginning of the process.

Dr. Benedikt Laudage

Founder and CEO – visionary and focuses on insurance 10-yr of insurance industry experience:

Former head of digital with top-10 german insurance group and former head of car insurance claims with top-4 german car insurer.
Extensive management and leadership experience, Insead-TGM-Alumni PhD in insurance supervisory law at FU Berlin, studied at Bucerius Law School.


Asmelash Teka Hadgu

Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist – Solves large scale real world problems using data science for social good.

8-yr of research experience in data mining, machine learning and information retrieval.
Developed Sover! a system to monitor real-time dynamic events via Twitter and other social media platforms. He has gained real-world research experience at research institutions such as Yahoo! and IBM.
Did an Erasmus Mundus Masters on Data Mining and Knowledge Management (Lyon, Bucharest, Barcelona). He is currently a PhD candidate at the L3S research center (expected Feb 19) where he applies machine learning for data on the web.


Antonio Agudo

Co-Founder and CTO – delivers outstanding software for decades

Serial entrepreneur and founder with 20 years of software development experience (full stack)
Strong focus in hands-on problem solving and high level architecture.

Pioneer in implementing cloud services based solutions for the first German customers, when “the Cloud” wasn’t even known to many people in Germany. Studied applied computer science at TH Cologne.


Dr. Alexander Tourneau

Senior Advisor

Alexander worked for over 14 yrs as a top executive for European insurers, mainly as CFO and Head of Nonlife; he continues to advise insurers and MGAs, partly as member of the respective supervisory board. Alexander worked internationally for companies like BCG for many years. His academic achievements include a PhD in business administration and a civil engineering degree from TU Berlin, currently he teaches insurance management as an assistant professor at Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen.