Strategic Leader driving sustainable competitive advantage through Skill Formation & Collaboration
Aktualisiert am 02.04.2024
Profil
Freiberufler / Selbstständiger
Verfügbar ab: 02.04.2024
Verfügbar zu: 80%
davon vor Ort: 80%
Interim Management
Product Development
Scrum Master PSM-II
Project Portfolio Management
Geschäftsprozessanalyse
English
fluent
German
business proficient

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

München (+50km)
Deutschland
nicht möglich

Projekte

Projekte

2010 - today: Supporting technology companies


Place of Work: FREISING, GERMANY

Role: Consultant & Educator, Lecturer, Board member

Customer: Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences


Tasks:

  • Supporting technology companies in channel development, technology partnering and projects
  • Board member, (on request) for Embedded Technologies (SGET.org) and Chairman Qseven

Role: Lecturer
Customer: Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

Tasks:
  • Advanced Corporate Strategy
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise Governance of Information Technology
  • Strategic HR Management

2020 - 2022: BU Computing Systems


Place of Work: NÜRNBERG, GERMANY

Role: Senior Project Manager

Customer: duagon Germany GmbH


Tasks:

  • Led cross-functional teams developing custom embedded systems deployed in critical applications for the railway, medical and industrial markets.


2018 - 2020: Led cross-functional project teams developing IOT computing platforms


Place of Work: MUNICH, GERMANY

Role: Project Manager

Customer: Data Modul AG


Tasks:

  • Led cross-functional project teams developing IOT computing platforms and display systems used in Robotics, Retail, Digital Signage, and Industrial markets


2016 - 2016: Developed the business strategy


Place of Work: SEEFELD, GERMANY

Role: Interim Manager x86 Line-of-Business

Customer: TQ SYSTEMS GmbH


Tasks:

  • Developed the business strategy for the 5-Year growth plan, including revenue plan, staffing plan, IOT roadmaps, marketing and sales models.


2015 - 2016: Embedded modules and IOT application platforms


Place of Work: MANNHEIM, GERMANY

Role: Interim R&D Manager and Project Manager

Customer: LIPPERT ADLINK TECHNOLOGIES GmbH


Tasks:

  • Administrative lead and project manager for a product development team focused on embedded modules and IOT application platforms.
  • Headcount 20.


2011 - 2014: Managed the daily operations


Place of Work: NEUFAHRN, GERMANY

Role: Head of Design

Customer: MSC Technologies GmbH


Tasks:

  • Managed the daily operations for a project-driven R&D group developing embedded platforms for Government, Industrial and Gaming markets.
  • Headcount 30


2009 - 2011: Various Projects


Place of Work: PITTSBURGH, USA

Role: FAMILY CAREGIVER / ESTATE MANAGER


Tasks:

  • Wound up my family?s interest in a private firm while supporting their transition to long term care


2008 - 2009: VP Strategic Development


Place of Work: HÜLLHORST, GERMANY

Customer: GIBSON GUITAR CORP / DEUTSCHE WURLITZER


Tasks:

  • Reoriented the company on a new technology base and brand-driven business model, and repositioned the Music and Vending product lines


2007 - 2008: Medical


Place of Work: ECHING, GERMANY

Role: Business Development Manager

Customer: KONTRON EMBEDDED COMPUTERS GmbH


2004 - 2008: Mobile Rugged Computers EMEA


place of Work: ECHING, GERMANY

Role: Division Manager

Customer: KONTRON EMBEDDED COMPUTERS GmbH


2001 - 2004: embedded Boards and Systems


Place of Work: ECHING, GERMANY

Role: Project Manager

Customer: KONTRON EMBEDDED COMPUTERS GmbH


1997 - 2000: Various Projects


Role: Program Manager

Customer: Idaho National Laboratory and adviser to the US Dept. of State


1992 - 1997: Various Projects


Role: Technology acquisition consultant

Customer: US Departments of Defense and Energy


1987 - 1992: Various Projects


Role: RF systems integration engineer

Customer: IIT Research Institute


1984 - 1987: UAV / drone control systems


Role: RF and analog design engineer

Customer: Vega Precision Labs

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

BS Electrical Engineering

West Virginia University, USA


MA National Security Studies

Georgetown University, USA


Certificate

  • Certified Mediator
  • PSM-I / PSM-II Certified

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

Interim Management Product Development Scrum Master PSM-II Project Portfolio Management Geschäftsprozessanalyse

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

Jira
Confluence
Prince2

Profile

  • Seasoned Product Development and Project Manager
  • Deep experience in Change Management and Team Development
  • PSM-I / PSM-II Certified, Jira, Confluence, Prince2


Motivation

I have a passion for helping organizations get unstuck and implement durable change. Many years in competitive sailing gave me the skills to build teams with the shared sense of purpose to execute and iterate on a strategic plan. My management style promotes individual autonomy with joint accountability.


Management Experience

  • General manager BU
  • VP Strategy
  • R&D manager
  • Vertical market manager
  • People manager
  • Operational roles in USA, Germany, France, UK


Industry Knowledge

  • Electronics design andmanufacturing
  • Embedded Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Rugged Mobile Computers
  • Medical computers
  • Automated Vending


Specific Knowledge

  • R&D/Laboratory management
  • Project management
  • Product development
  • Business development
  • Change management
  • Post merger integration
  • Restructuring/Reorientation


Interim Experience

04/2016 - 08/2016

Place of Work: Seefeld, Germany

Role: Product Manager x86 Product Line

Customer: TQ Systems GmbH


Tasks:

  • Position the nascent x86 embedded computing product line for accelerated growth
  • Chart the course for 10x revenue growth over five years


Results:

  • Defined the five-year strategy, including product roadmap, sales strategy, staffing plan and revenue plan
  • Created new position for project manager, and established external R&D partnerships to fill software resource gaps


10/2015 ? 03/2016

Place of Work: Mannheim, Germany

Role: R&D Manager

Customer: Lippert ADLINK Technologies GmbH


Tasks:

  • Supervise 20 engineers and several external R&D partners
  • establish an professional project management system
  • manage project resources and schedules

Results:

  • Setup templates and resource pools for all projects on MS Project 2016
  • Managed in-house projects as well as technical support resources and priorities
  • Conducted annual employee reviews for the design team
  • Tasked and supervised R&D partners and freelancers
  • Vetted and interviewed candidates for R&D Manager


12/2011 ? 06/2014

Place of Work: Neufahrn, Germany

Role: Head of Design 

Customer: MSC Vertriebs GmbH


Tasks:

  • Supervise R&D group, fill resource gaps, improve collaboration with product management, and harmonize resources across three other design centers


Results:

  • Led the rollout of In-Step project management software across four design centers
  • setup and managed external R&D partnerships
  • managed, with two group leaders, all R&D activities
  • standardized the requirements process with Product Management
  • At the end of my one-year contract this converted to a fulltime position


12/2008 ? 11/2009

Place of Work: Hüllhorst, Germany

Customer: Gibson Guitar Corp/Deutsche Wurlitzer GmbH


Tasks:

VP Strategic Development

  • Reorganize the company and reposition the music and vending brands.


Results:

  • Shifted the R&D model to open-source standards-driven technologies, led development of a high-end consumer digital jukebox, and partnered with market niche innovators to enter new vending markets
  • Consolidated the US and UK divisions and developed a restructuring plan for total yearly savings of (Budget on request)

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

München (+50km)
Deutschland
nicht möglich

Projekte

Projekte

2010 - today: Supporting technology companies


Place of Work: FREISING, GERMANY

Role: Consultant & Educator, Lecturer, Board member

Customer: Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences


Tasks:

  • Supporting technology companies in channel development, technology partnering and projects
  • Board member, (on request) for Embedded Technologies (SGET.org) and Chairman Qseven

Role: Lecturer
Customer: Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

Tasks:
  • Advanced Corporate Strategy
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise Governance of Information Technology
  • Strategic HR Management

2020 - 2022: BU Computing Systems


Place of Work: NÜRNBERG, GERMANY

Role: Senior Project Manager

Customer: duagon Germany GmbH


Tasks:

  • Led cross-functional teams developing custom embedded systems deployed in critical applications for the railway, medical and industrial markets.


2018 - 2020: Led cross-functional project teams developing IOT computing platforms


Place of Work: MUNICH, GERMANY

Role: Project Manager

Customer: Data Modul AG


Tasks:

  • Led cross-functional project teams developing IOT computing platforms and display systems used in Robotics, Retail, Digital Signage, and Industrial markets


2016 - 2016: Developed the business strategy


Place of Work: SEEFELD, GERMANY

Role: Interim Manager x86 Line-of-Business

Customer: TQ SYSTEMS GmbH


Tasks:

  • Developed the business strategy for the 5-Year growth plan, including revenue plan, staffing plan, IOT roadmaps, marketing and sales models.


2015 - 2016: Embedded modules and IOT application platforms


Place of Work: MANNHEIM, GERMANY

Role: Interim R&D Manager and Project Manager

Customer: LIPPERT ADLINK TECHNOLOGIES GmbH


Tasks:

  • Administrative lead and project manager for a product development team focused on embedded modules and IOT application platforms.
  • Headcount 20.


2011 - 2014: Managed the daily operations


Place of Work: NEUFAHRN, GERMANY

Role: Head of Design

Customer: MSC Technologies GmbH


Tasks:

  • Managed the daily operations for a project-driven R&D group developing embedded platforms for Government, Industrial and Gaming markets.
  • Headcount 30


2009 - 2011: Various Projects


Place of Work: PITTSBURGH, USA

Role: FAMILY CAREGIVER / ESTATE MANAGER


Tasks:

  • Wound up my family?s interest in a private firm while supporting their transition to long term care


2008 - 2009: VP Strategic Development


Place of Work: HÜLLHORST, GERMANY

Customer: GIBSON GUITAR CORP / DEUTSCHE WURLITZER


Tasks:

  • Reoriented the company on a new technology base and brand-driven business model, and repositioned the Music and Vending product lines


2007 - 2008: Medical


Place of Work: ECHING, GERMANY

Role: Business Development Manager

Customer: KONTRON EMBEDDED COMPUTERS GmbH


2004 - 2008: Mobile Rugged Computers EMEA


place of Work: ECHING, GERMANY

Role: Division Manager

Customer: KONTRON EMBEDDED COMPUTERS GmbH


2001 - 2004: embedded Boards and Systems


Place of Work: ECHING, GERMANY

Role: Project Manager

Customer: KONTRON EMBEDDED COMPUTERS GmbH


1997 - 2000: Various Projects


Role: Program Manager

Customer: Idaho National Laboratory and adviser to the US Dept. of State


1992 - 1997: Various Projects


Role: Technology acquisition consultant

Customer: US Departments of Defense and Energy


1987 - 1992: Various Projects


Role: RF systems integration engineer

Customer: IIT Research Institute


1984 - 1987: UAV / drone control systems


Role: RF and analog design engineer

Customer: Vega Precision Labs

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

BS Electrical Engineering

West Virginia University, USA


MA National Security Studies

Georgetown University, USA


Certificate

  • Certified Mediator
  • PSM-I / PSM-II Certified

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

Interim Management Product Development Scrum Master PSM-II Project Portfolio Management Geschäftsprozessanalyse

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

Jira
Confluence
Prince2

Profile

  • Seasoned Product Development and Project Manager
  • Deep experience in Change Management and Team Development
  • PSM-I / PSM-II Certified, Jira, Confluence, Prince2


Motivation

I have a passion for helping organizations get unstuck and implement durable change. Many years in competitive sailing gave me the skills to build teams with the shared sense of purpose to execute and iterate on a strategic plan. My management style promotes individual autonomy with joint accountability.


Management Experience

  • General manager BU
  • VP Strategy
  • R&D manager
  • Vertical market manager
  • People manager
  • Operational roles in USA, Germany, France, UK


Industry Knowledge

  • Electronics design andmanufacturing
  • Embedded Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Rugged Mobile Computers
  • Medical computers
  • Automated Vending


Specific Knowledge

  • R&D/Laboratory management
  • Project management
  • Product development
  • Business development
  • Change management
  • Post merger integration
  • Restructuring/Reorientation


Interim Experience

04/2016 - 08/2016

Place of Work: Seefeld, Germany

Role: Product Manager x86 Product Line

Customer: TQ Systems GmbH


Tasks:

  • Position the nascent x86 embedded computing product line for accelerated growth
  • Chart the course for 10x revenue growth over five years


Results:

  • Defined the five-year strategy, including product roadmap, sales strategy, staffing plan and revenue plan
  • Created new position for project manager, and established external R&D partnerships to fill software resource gaps


10/2015 ? 03/2016

Place of Work: Mannheim, Germany

Role: R&D Manager

Customer: Lippert ADLINK Technologies GmbH


Tasks:

  • Supervise 20 engineers and several external R&D partners
  • establish an professional project management system
  • manage project resources and schedules

Results:

  • Setup templates and resource pools for all projects on MS Project 2016
  • Managed in-house projects as well as technical support resources and priorities
  • Conducted annual employee reviews for the design team
  • Tasked and supervised R&D partners and freelancers
  • Vetted and interviewed candidates for R&D Manager


12/2011 ? 06/2014

Place of Work: Neufahrn, Germany

Role: Head of Design 

Customer: MSC Vertriebs GmbH


Tasks:

  • Supervise R&D group, fill resource gaps, improve collaboration with product management, and harmonize resources across three other design centers


Results:

  • Led the rollout of In-Step project management software across four design centers
  • setup and managed external R&D partnerships
  • managed, with two group leaders, all R&D activities
  • standardized the requirements process with Product Management
  • At the end of my one-year contract this converted to a fulltime position


12/2008 ? 11/2009

Place of Work: Hüllhorst, Germany

Customer: Gibson Guitar Corp/Deutsche Wurlitzer GmbH


Tasks:

VP Strategic Development

  • Reorganize the company and reposition the music and vending brands.


Results:

  • Shifted the R&D model to open-source standards-driven technologies, led development of a high-end consumer digital jukebox, and partnered with market niche innovators to enter new vending markets
  • Consolidated the US and UK divisions and developed a restructuring plan for total yearly savings of (Budget on request)

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