PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

08/2021 - up to now


Bystronic Laser AG, Niederönz, Switzerland, www.bystronic.com
Senior Manager Smart Factory

  • Development of a solution portfolio to support the Industry 4.0 / Smart Factory transformation for each customer segment (journey from transparent to a functional linked factory)

  • Coordination of five internal software development teams to create the future smart factory software portfolio (ERP light, CAD / CAM, MES, IoT Hub, SCADA / HMI)

  • Evaluation and prioritization of cross-functional features based on customer needs

  • Close collaboration with the product management, solution center, hardware R&D, sales and service team

  • Reporting of the smart factory progress to the executive management

03/2021 - up to now


Hochschule Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland, www.hslu.ch
Expert Business Administration and Engineering | Innovation Management

  • Professional expertise and support of students (and supervisors) during their Bachelor Thesis 

  • Assessment of the working results (Bachelor Thesis and result presentation)

05/2018 - 07/2021


Digital Transformation Manager

  • Evaluation of new digital business models, development of prototypes and performing of pitching sessions (in front of customers and Bystronic management)

  • Development of an end-2-end customer process framework to identify and map software solutions in the customer`s eco-system 

  • Project lead for the implementation of a new quotation tool (CPQ) including end-2-end process automation (from data provision to generation of a sales order in the ERP)

  • Project lead for a material flow simulation application for complex automated production cells

  • Implementation and moderation of the “Mission Portfolio Board” for all internal process optimization projects (Business Excellence)

  • Acceleration of the digital culture change, e.g. by establishment of an event series called “Digital Lunch @Bystronic”, foundation of an agile transformation team, introduction of lean start-up methods, etc.

  • Admittance to Conzzeta´s “Talent Development Program”

10/2017 - 04/2018


Software Requirements Engineer

  • Agile requirements engineering for a Shop Floor Control System prototype to enable the autonomous control of several connected production cells

  • Implementation of a global release management approach

06/2016 - 09/2017



Boydak Strategy Consulting AG, Zürich, Switzerland, www.boydak.ch

Senior Consultant

  • Development of an IT strategy for a German technology corporate – creation of a strategy paper with focus on future IT / OT challenges

  • M&A target analysis for a leading Swiss retail bank – identification and assessment of European Robo Advisors

  • End-to-End simplification and optimization for a leading Swiss retail bank – identification and operationalization of significant profit and cost saving levers by executing digitalization and cost cutting initiatives

  • IT benchmarking study for the Swiss health insurance industry – definition of study design, performing individual analyses

12/2013 - 04/2016


Consileon Business Consultancy GmbH, Karslruhe, Germany, www.consileon.de

Senior Consultant

  • Rollout and requirements management of B2C web applications for a leading German automotive group – performing fit/gap analyses, coordination of international rollouts

  • Analysis of a core banking system in a German direct bank – strategic cost and risk analyses

  • IT architecture review and development of cost reduction initiatives for a German finance broker – technical functionality review, identification of cost reduction potentials and business case calculation

03/2013 - 09/2013

Evonik Fibres GmbH, Schörfling, Austria, www.evonik.de

Master Thesis in the New Business Development department with the objective “Positioning of a newly developed gas filter in its corresponding market segment”

07/2012 - 01/2013

Ernst & Young GmbH, Eschborn, Germany, www.ey.com

Internship followed by a working student activity in the Advisory department IT Risk & Assurance (admittance to the intern talent program Xperience)

03/2011 - 09/2011

Hareaus Medical GmbH, Wehrheim, Germany, www.haraeus.de

Internship in International Product Management (admittance to the intern talent program Talents@Heraeus)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Language Skills

German

English

French

Spanish

Polish

IT Skills

MS Office

MS Project

HTML / CSS / Java

Jira / Confluence

Balsamiq

Solid Works

SAP

MS Dynamics

INTERESTS AND PASSIONS

CLIMBING
READING AND FURTHER EDUCATION
ROAD BIKING
CULTURE AND TRAVELLING
MTB BIKING
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
HIKING
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