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Competence and Qualifications

Sybil Kleinmichel has gathered over 20 years of experience in the financial services, telecommunications and software industries. She has worked as a Financial Analyst on Wall Street and led the European Quality Management team as Quality Director at Accenture near Frankfurt, Germany. In her role as BCM Manager and Security Audit Program lead at T-Systems International, she created new server room audit methodologies and audited telecommunications data centers worldwide.

In her role as VP Quality and CISO at SYSGO AG in Mainz, she led the quality and security departments and supported inernal projects such the achievement of the Common Criteria product certification for SYSGO technologies in 2017.

Currently as Executive Director of Sycheck Foundation, she is piloting the norm her Sycheck team of experts wrote to improve quality, security and IT infrastructure at non-profit organizations globally.


Company founded in 2007 in Hofheim Germany by Mrs. Kleinmichel


•         Bachelor in Economics and Political Science
•         Lead Auditor in QM, Service Management/ITIL, BCM, Information Security, Social Compliance, GDP, SEDEX, EuRA Quality Seal 
•         Certified Information Security Managemer (ISACA, CISM)
•         Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance, CSM)
1980 - 1985 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1986 - 1989 Columbia and New York University, NY Institute of Finance, Pace, NY, NY
1987 - 1990 Internal Auditor and later Financial Analyst / Swiss Bank Corp. Investment Banking Inc, 1 World Trade Center, NY USA
1991 - 1992 Translator / ADAC Immoblien Investment Anlage AG, Wiesbaden
1993 - 1994 Sunguard Capital Markets as Help Desk Service Manager for derivatives trading software 
1995 - 2007 Quality Director / Andersen Consulting and Accenture Dienstleistung GmbH, Kronberg
2007 - present  Managing Director / Sycheck e.K., Hofheim
2011 - 2015 Security Audit Program Manager / T-Systems International GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
2015 - 2018 VP Quality and Chief Information Security Officer /  SYSGO AG, Mainz

2018 and beyond

Managing Director, Sycheck in Germany and the Executive Director of Sycheck Foundation, Inc. in Santa Fe, New Mexico.