In chemistry and in business, a catalyst’s job is to increase the rate of change. Digital transformation is all about change. And not the easy, comfortable, predictable kind. That’s why the Axway Catalysts team was formed — to act as a trusted guide in the often messy, occasionally hazardous, always disruptive, and undeniably urgent race to digital.

Who are the Catalysts?

We are a group of experts from around the world who are seriously passionate about digital transformation and the API space. In the simplest of terms, our mission is to help people make good decisions about why, when, and how to change the business in order to navigate the next disruption — and have the courage to do it again and again.

Sometimes those decisions involve technology, but just as often they center around teams, governance, funding, ecosystems, monetization, or a dozen other things that determine who thrives and who merely survives in the digital economy.

Uli Hitzel


Kay Lummitsch

Zurich, Switzerland

Emmanuel Methivier

Paris, France

David Morgan

Kerry, Ireland

Brian Otten

Omaha, NE

Brian Pagano

Mountain View, CA

Emmelyn Wang

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

John Wiese

Timnath, CO

Erik Wilde

Zurich, Switzerland

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  1. a substance that enables a chemical reaction to proceed at a usually faster rate or under different conditions (as at a lower temperature) than otherwise possible
  2. an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action


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