G DATA Management





G DATA Software AG, with its head office in Bochum, is an innovative and quickly expanding software house focusing on antivirus security solutions. As a specialist in Internet security and pioneer in the field of virus protection, the company, founded in Bochum in 1985, developed the first antivirus program more than 20 years ago and celebrated its 25th birthday in 2010. Consequently G DATA is amongst the eldest security software companies in the world.




Over more than five years, no other European security software provider has won national and international tests and awards more frequently than G DATA. When it comes to quality, G DATA is a world leader, combining the world's best security technologies in its antivirus products. Examples of this are its DoubleScan technology, with two independent virus scanners, and OutbreakShield instant protection. G DATA security solutions are available worldwide in more than 90 countries. 


Kai Figge

Managing Director


Kai Figge is one of the co-founders who brought G DATA into being as a garage shop in 1985. He has supervised the technological transition from the start and set out a clear customer perspective for the products and service. As a board member he is today responsible for the finance, sales, personnel and internal organisation departments. In the competition for the best minds, his job is to make G DATA attractive as an employer. Lifelong learning in the in-house Academy, sports activities and events held in a culturally integrative atmosphere are among the things that distinguish the special G DATA spirit.

Andreas Lüning

Managing Director


As co-founder of G DATA Software AG, Andreas Lüning has been influencing the orientation of the oldest IT security company around today from the very start. As head of strategic development, the IT specialist promoted and coordinated the technological focus of the company's targets. In his position as board member he is responsible for all of the companies technical resources and marketing and will be working with teams of employees to continue developing G DATA Software AG into a leading security technology company.