Management Team

Jonah Paransky, CEO

Jonah brings over 20 years of business-to-business software experience to Crownpeak with a strong focus on delivering innovative customer value and best in class customer experience. Jonah has a strong record of success in leadership roles at companies including Wolters Kluwer, Skytouch Technology and LexisNexis. Jonah resides in Houston, TX with his wife and three sons and enjoys cooking and travel when time permits along with volunteering for a number of community focused organizations.

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Andreas Knoor, CPO

Based in Germany, Andreas Knoor is a member of the Crownpeak Management Team and also serves as Chief Product Officer. Andreas joined Crownpeak (formerly e-Spirit) in 2000, shortly after the company was founded. As Chief Product Officer he is responsible for product strategy and product development of FirstSpirit. In addition, he heads the Professional Services and Cloud Business divisions.

Before assuming his current role, he was COO of e-Spirit Inc. (now Crownpeal) where he managed the company's North American activities.

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Company values

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Management team

e-Spirit benefits from a strong team of experienced leaders.


Office locations

e-Spirit supports a global customer base from offices across Europe, APAC and the USA.