Digital Business Manager // Innovation & Strategy

Digital Business Manager // Innovation & Strategy
Inspiring Organizations and Human Beings To Explore New Horizons

My passion is inspiring organizations and human beings to explore new horizons of possibilities beyond their imagination to make the impossible possible.

Summary

Digital Business Manager // Innovation & Strategy //
9+ Years Work Experience in Consulting & Strategy Industry //
Result-Driven // Networker by Nature // Learner & Achiever // Intrapreneur //
Intercultural Projects in Europe, Asia and the Middle East //

Professional Experience

2015/03 - Present

Business Innovation Manager
Schaeffler AG // Herzogenaurach, Germany
  • Team Lead of Digital Business Transformation Projects 5 – 10 peoples
  • Development of Business Innovation Methods & Tools
  • Process of Strategic Visioning & Business Design Workshops

2013/10 - 2015/02

Senior Management Consultant
SIEMENS AG // Munich, Germany
  • Team Lead of Innovation Projects 5 – 10 people
  • Consulting of Innovation & Organizational Development Projects

2011/01 - 2013/09

Lead Consultant // Innovation & Strategy
Airbus Group // Munich, Germany
  • Team Lead of Change Management Organization 5 – 10 people
  • Budget responsibility up to 6.000.000 Euro
  • Management of multi-located international project team of 120 members
  • Leading the introduction of Portfolio Management Systems in R&D
  • Moderation of Business Model Generation & Innovation Workshops

2008/10 - 2010/12

Inhouse Consultant // Program Management
Airbus Group // Munich, Germany, Brazil, India
  • Team Lead of Project Management Organization 2-5 people
  • Budget responsibility up to 2.000.000 Euro
  • Project & account management, budget control
  • Leading the introduction of Agile & Lean Management Principles
  • Moderation of Agile Workshops

2007 - 2008

Intern // Project Management
Airbus Group // Ulm, Germany
  • Support of Project Management in Product Design & Technology
  • Direct reporting to the Project Manager
  • Planning and implementing of Marketing & Sales initiatives

2005 - 2006

Intern // Operations
Airbus Group // Ulm, Germany
  • Marketing & Sales projects paired with Trainings & Coaching
  • Coordination & Alignment of distributed project teams in Europe and the Middle East
Volunteer Engagement

2014/01 - Present

University Lecturer // Business Innovation
The Amani Institute

Lecture of Business Innovation at the AMANI Institute for Social Entrepreneurship

The Amani Institute‘s mission is to develop next-generation talent to address social challenges by creating a higher education model to become future leaders.

2014/01 - Present

University Lecturer // Design Thinking
Duale Hochschule Ravensburg

Lecture of Design Thinking at Duale Hochschule Ravensburg

2012/01 - Present

Rock Your Life! Trainer
RYL! // Stiftung für mehr Bildungsgerechtigkeit in Deutschland
  • Facilitation of Peer Coaching Sessions
  • Moderation of Coaching Workshops
Education

2014 - 2015

M.A. Business Innovation and Leadership
THNK - University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam

18 Months Part-Time Creative Leadership Program with the focus on Coaching Leadership, Design Thinking & Business Innovation. 

Innovation project in cooperation with CISCO on the Internet of Everything (IoE)

2009 - 2013

M. Sc. Business Informatics
AKAD University, Stuttgart

2005 - 2008

B. Sc. Informatics
DHBW - University of Applied Sciences, Friedrichshafen
Qualifications

2015/03

Design Thinking for Business Innovation
University of Virginia

4-week online non-credit course offered by University of Maryland. Final grade: 100.0% with distinction

2014/09

Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies
University of Maryland

6-week online non-credit course offered by University of Maryland. Final grade: 91.3% with distinction

2014/01

Certified Project Management Professional
Project Management Institute, PMI

2013/03

Certified Scrum Professional
Scrum Alliance, Inc.
Publications

2013

Design of a Portfolio Management System for Software Line Development
Anchor Academic Publishing

2011

Conjoint Analysis in Marketing Research
GRIN Publishing

2010

Transformational Leadership
GRIN Publishing