The Team

Paul Mundt
Founder & CEO

Paul Mundt is the Founder and CEO at Adaptant. Prior to this, he was the CTO of OS & Virtualization and Director of the System Software department at Huawei’s European Research Center. Earlier, at Renesas in Tokyo, he was responsible for establishing both the initial open source strategy and vision while leading the organization to become a consistent top-10 contributor to the Linux kernel. He has more than 15 years of experience in technology and innovation management across a diverse range of domains. He has previously worked for Nokia, TimeSys, and MontaVista Software in various technical and leadership positions.

Dr. Jodie Hatfield
Director of Research

Dr. Jodie Hatfield is the Director of Research at Adaptant. In 2018, she became responsible for the overall research strategy of Adaptant and brings with her experience in applied privacy and ethics, including the processing and ethical handling of personal and research data. Her current vision for Adaptant is to strengthen its two main research drivers: enabling individual empowerment over data and operationalising data potential in the marketplace. She received her PhD from the University of Queensland, Australia and has previously worked for research institutes in Australia and Japan, before moving to Germany.

Carrington Meinecke
Head of Accounting and Controlling

Carrington Meinecke is Head of Accounting and Controlling at Adaptant. Her background is in investments & derivatives, banking, and personal & business financial consulting. She studied corporate finance and received her Bachelors of Science in Finance at Virginia Commonwealth University. While there, she interned at the world-renowned technical analyst firm, Dorsey, Wright & Associates in Richmond, Virginia. Carrington has worked as the Financial Investment Analyst for Aspen Equity Group in Aspen, Colorado and then as Senior Portfolio Manager for Maul Capital Management in Las Vegas, Nevada.