KONUX strengthens its operations with top rail manager Huschke Diekmann

Experienced industry expert joins the AI scale-up as Head of Sales and additional Managing Director, 30.06.2022

MUNICH, Germany KONUX strengthens its operations with a renowned international rail industry expert: As of July 1, Huschke Diekmann will assume the newly created role of Head of Sales at the Munich-based AI scale-up and has also been appointed – alongside CEO Adam Bonnifield and Chief Revenue Officer Andreas Busemann – as Managing Director of the German KONUX entity. Huschke previously served as CEO of Hübner Group’s rail division.

KONUX CEO Adam Bonnifield said: "We are very happy that Huschke, who is a proven rail expert, decided to join KONUX. Thanks to his considerable experience and extensive network he is an important asset and a great addition to our team on our way to transforming railway operations for a sustainable future. He combines technical interest and expertise with sales, and we have been very impressed with the results he delivered in his prior positions.”

Huschke Diekmann. Download the image (here)

Huschke Diekmann has more than 20 years of experience in the field of railway technology. During his tenure at Hübner Group he developed the rail business further by expanding the product range and the establishment of a global rail organisation. Prior to Hübner Group, Huschke had served as managing director at Wabtec/GE Transportation. In this position, he was responsible among other things for the company’s business development in Europe, Russia, North Africa and the Middle East. Previously he had spent 14 years at Siemens, last as CTO Mobility, ensuring growth as well as developing and opening up new business areas.

Huschke described his motivation to join KONUX as follows: "I’ve known KONUX from the beginning and we had several touch points over the years. I am a strong believer in the success of the company’s solutions and now is the right timing to roll out their products – rail infrastructure must become reliable again."


KONUX is a leading German AI scale-up, transforming railway operations for a sustainable future. The company combines Machine Learning and IIoT to deliver Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for operation, monitoring, and maintenance process automation. KONUX increases capacity, reliability, and cost-efficiency to make railway the mobility choice of tomorrow. Since its foundation in 2014, KONUX has raised more than $130 million from world-leading investors, expanded to ten countries in Europe and Asia, and was selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the world’s 30 most innovative start-ups and scale-ups worldwide.

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