SOP is more than a software development company - we are your partner in progress. Our mission is to lead the way in software development and implementation for universities, schools, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and IT services on a global scale. With a passion for IT that runs deep, we're dedicated to creating software solutions that are as flexible as your unique needs and expectations.

As your trusted IT service provider, we stand at the forefront of your digital journey. With decades of experience and unparalleled expertise, we are here to guide you, support you, and make your digital aspirations a reality. Our team of highly skilled IT professionals is committed to designing and implementing customized solutions that meet the highest industry standards.

SOP is not just three letters representing Software, Organization, and Project Management. These are the pillars of our work and have been the foundation of our success for many years.

We are more than a company; we are a dedicated team that's fully committed to your success. Welcome to SOP, where we are taking every step forward together.

Your vision, our expertise. Together, a step ahead.


As the Managing Director of SOP Hilmbauer & Mauberger GmbH, Johann Hilmbauer is responsible for the areas of Digital Education, the LBA - inventory management system, as well as the overall financial administration.

In the field of Digital Education, his primary focus is to lead the team in the development and implementation of innovative technology solutions in educational institutions.

As the department head and Key Account Manager for the LBA inventory management system, he maintains continuous communication with customers and collaborates closely with the team to ensure the ongoing development of the system.

In addition to these responsibilities, he holds the financial responsibility of the company. His understanding of financial and budgetary matters ensures that SOP achieves its financial goals and consistently maintains the right course.

In his role as Managing Director, Gerald Mauberger plays a pivotal role in leading the company's largest business segment: the digitization of higher education institutions.  From the company's office in Vienna, Austria, he oversees the day-to-day operations and development of this important division, which serves numerous clients in over 30 countries worldwide.

Gerald's unwavering commitment and effective leadership have been instrumental in facilitating the transition to paperless and sustainable management of exchange and study programs for more than 300 higher education institutions. With a strong focus on innovation and digital transformation, he and his dedicated team remain steadfast in empowering educational institutions to deliver seamless experiences to their extensive academic communities.

Always at the forefront of advancements, Gerald and his team are constantly exploring innovative solutions and technologies to enhance the digital landscape for higher education institutions around the world.


We take pride in our diverse and dynamic international team. We are a mix of cultures, with a variety of professional experiences and talents. Together, we foster innovation and collaboration, ensuring that every solution we create encompasses a versatile and adaptable perspective, tailored to the specific needs of our customers.

Get acquainted with our outstanding team by selecting a business area below, that matches your interests.


Higher Education Unit Administration Unit

Higher Education Unit

Our customer support is easy to reach. Feel free to contact our friendly team via email, ticket system, or support hotline.
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To get in touch with our marketing and sales, project management, or software development teams, please refer to the sections below.

Contact details:
Email: | Phone +43 (0) 505 29

Karolina Hudyma
Head of Marketing & Sales


Karine Paris
Marketing & Sales Manager

Oksana Schocher
Marketing & Sales Manager


Contact details:
Email: | Phone +43 (0) 505 29

Ivan Calfa
Project Management Team Leader

Francesca Biroli
Project Management Team Leader

Andra Precup
Project Management Team Leader

Daniela Thalhammer
Project Management Team Leader

Expert Project Managers

Inga Gerling

Senior Project Managers

Samuela Aloisi
Abdelhafidh Bounab
Laura Diethart
Beniamin Streulea
Juliette De Tapia
Verena Rakowitz
Johanna Kain
Philip Leis

Junior Project Managers

Marianne Brossard
Virginia Fabris
Lylia Mourah
Romana Nachförg
Nina Stanisljevic
Melisa Turcanu
Julia Wojnillowicz
Maria Weigl
Maria Teresa Yagüe Martin
Anna Chabbouh
Luana Kopitsch
Astrid Scharinger
Patricia Ciobanu
Ivo Petkovic
Tsogbileg Enkhbayar


Contact details:
Email: | Phone +43 (0) 505 29

Steffen Basedow
Head of Software Development

Georg Jaidler
Deputy Head of Software Development
Expert Software Developer & Data Security Manager

Expert Software Developer
Manuel Halbwachs


Senior Software Developer

Magomed Achtaew
Agnes Ehrenhöfer
Howhannes Oganesian


Junior Software Developer

Fabian Breckner
Jakob Jandl