Anyline Appoints Christian Plaichner as Chief Product Officer

As an expert in leading high-tech startups, Plaichner joins Anyline to drive the company’s go-to-market strategy as the leading provider of mobile data capture solutions

BOSTON, June 22, 2022 – Anyline Inc., a global leader in mobile data capture and artificial intelligence, today announced Christian Plaichner has joined the team as chief product officer. As CPO of Anyline, Plaichner will be responsible for building out Anyline’s market positioning as a leading provider of mobile data capture solutions and business intelligence.

Plaichner has served as an entrepreneurial senior executive for 20 years, leading companies at the forefront of high-tech industries. He is a veteran in running global start-ups and turnaround companies, including Tricentis, Automic (acquired by CA), Senactive, and mPay24. Through his experience, Plaichner has garnered an in-depth understanding of critical business drivers across multiple markets and industries. His extensive technology expertise has enabled him to create product visions and drive roadmaps to fulfill market needs.

“I’m excited and proud to join Anyline, a world leader that is delivering innovative data capture solutions in the most challenging environments,” said Plaichner. “We are moving into an age of ‘Connected and Smart Everything.’ Traditional industries need to move beyond ‘digitization’ and embrace datafication. Anyline is powering this change by empowering businesses to seamlessly connect real-world data with digital environments, which can be leveraged to unlock a wealth of insights to maximize business value.”

Recently, Anyline announced the launch of tire size scanning for websites to simplify online tire sales. It also announced a strategic partnership with ATEQ TPMS to provide TPMS devices that allow technicians to instantly scan tire DOT codes, vehicle identification numbers (VIN) and license plates.

“Anyline is at the exact right stage for an experienced CPO,” said Lukas Kinigartner, co-founder and CEO of Anyline. “We have an unrivaled suite of mobile data capture solutions to offer and have found strong markets in which to grow. Now, we are ready to look forward and determine the market needs in the future to provide even more value to our customers. As a result, Christian is a great addition to our team and we are excited to have him help us expand our business unit and lead our team towards market growth.”


About Anyline Inc.

Founded in Vienna in 2013, Anyline has established itself as the market leader in mobile data capture. Using the newest and most innovative artificial intelligence approaches, Anyline enables any mobile device to process written characters and barcodes in real time, even when offline. In July 2021, the company announced that it has raised $20 million in a growth funding round to meet the rapidly growing global demand for mobile scanning technology.

Anyline mobile data capture technology is GDPR compliant, processing all data collected securely on the users’ device, and removing any chance of data interference. It’s not only more accurate than manual data entry, but also works 20 times faster.

These scanning solutions are trusted by household brands such as Discount Tire, PepsiCo, and Red Bull. Anyline scanning is also used by over 100,000 police officers worldwide, enabling them to instantly identify people by scanning IDs, passports, green cards, visas, and driver’s licenses. In addition, vehicles and freight can be inspected by scanning license plates, vehicle identification numbers (VIN) and container numbers.

Anyline also offers discounted services to non-governmental organizations and humanitarian organizations, including the Nobel Prize-winning United Nations World Food Programme.

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