Nikbin Rohany


Founder & CEO
absence.io

Nikbin Rohany, born and raised in Germany as son of Afghan immigrants, studied Computer Science at the University of Augsburg. He began his career as an IT consultant at Accenture before becoming an entrepreneur and starting his first consulting firm specialized in digitalization and innovative web solutions.

In 2015, Nikbin founded absence.io, which provides an online tool that helps small and medium-sized businesses solve HR-related challenges. He managed to scale the business to 45 countries within two years, hitting breakeven after no more than 1.5 years with a strong, ongoing growth. absence.io was sold in February 2017 to Shore from Munich for a 7-digit amount.

Nikbin Rohany now serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Shore, where he is responsible for the entire marketing with a strong focus on establishing a data driven and efficient inbound strategy.