My business unit is Global Markets
My Marketing Team is DACH IMT
My Ops Team is Europe
I joined the Academy of Technology in 2009.
My focus areas are: - Technical Strategy IBM DACH - Technical Community IBM DACH - External representation of IBM's technical thought leadership - IBM Academy of Technology (now: Past President) - Consulting - IT Management, especially innovation, IT strategy and IT governance - IT and Business Service Management - IT Transformation / IT Optimization - Modern Infrastructures - IT Process Management, e.g. PRM-IT, ITIL - IT Architecture - IT Cost & Business Value, especially Cost Analysis (TCO), Business Case, Operational Value Model, Business Plan, Balanced Scorecard - some Knowledge Management, especially internally (ICM / iRAM) - Communications - Method Development & Teaching My global network helps me to enhance my skills in all these areas. I also perform as a mentor / coach in all of the above areas of expertise, and I'm a teacher for basic and topical consulting and leadership classes. I'm an IBM Distinguished Engineer, having certified as an IBM Executive Consultant
Some projects I have worked on: I'm the leader of the Watson IoT Center in Munich. From Sep 2015 to June 2019 I was CTO IBM DACH and additionally Technical Sales Executive for S&D DACH in 2016. Before that I was President, IBM Academy of Technology (2014-2015) leading a community of about 800 of the most prestigious IBM technical leaders. Until June 2014 my major responsibilities related to developing an innovation program for GTS, SO health checks, IT (service) management, IT transformation, enterprise architecture/infrastructure consulting and IT optimization & innovation related tasks. Additionally, I have been involved in several global teams, where I developed and deployed methods, assets and education. My role as a DE also means in general that I support complex client situations and that I'm involved in business unit strategic topics globally.
Since Sep 2018 I'm an appointed expert in the Commission for AI of the German Parliament.
I hold the following titles and positions:
- Member of Academy Leadership Team
- IBM Distinguished Engineer
I am involved with the following industries:
- Industrial Products
I am involved with the following affiliates:
- TEC Central
My areas of expertise and proficiencies are:
- Cognitive/AI and Ethics