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Privacy is a fundamental human right, and we respect that.

Total privacy for you and your files. Peace of mind when using the cloud. This is what we stand for. This is Filen.




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Filen Core Team
The key people behind Filen

Founded early 2020 in Recklinghausen Germany, Filen strives to provide the highest quality cloud storage solution available to date. We are a dedicated team and we take our mission, to provide the best cloud storage experience, seriously.

Jan Lenczyk

Jan Lenczyk

Co-Founder, CEO & CTO

Jan has always been passionate about end-to-end encryption. He believes privacy is a fundamental human right and because of that, he founded Filen. He is also the main developer.

Jan Kulartz

Jan Kulartz

Co-Founder, COO & CMO

Jan has academic experience with marketing and various business subjects, thus entrusting him with the user's well-being was a perfect match. He's responsible for our operations, smooth user experience and customer acquisition.

Phil Hedrich

Phil Hedrich

CDO, Customer Care

Phil has always been involved in graphic design and marketing throughout his career. He believes that user experience and communication with the customer always comes first.

Partners and advisors

Filen is partnered with reputable names in the cybersecurity industry.

Prof. Dr. Norbert Pohlmann

Advisor & Board Member

Prof. Dr. Norbert Pohlmann

Computer Science Professor & Managing Director of the Research Institute for Internet Security

Norbert Pohlmann has been a computer science professor at the Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen since 2003. In the Department of Computer Science and Communication, he teaches cyber security. In 2011 he was chosen Professor of the Year in the category "Engineering Sciences / Computer Science". He is also the founder and executive director of the Institute for Internet Security - if(is) – here he focuses on research into current and innovative technologies of cyber security. During the summer semester of 2013 he studied as a visiting professor at the Stanford University in the computer science department as well as the methodology of an elite university also know the success factors of the Silicon Valley ecosystem.

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