CASE STUDIES

The following projects were realized in the past with my clients and my former employers.

FINTECH SCALE UP

In my previous role, I was a permanent CTO and Managing Director responsible for the entire IT area. In over 5 years I built and managed the technology and teams for Germany's leading SME finance brokerage company COMPEON.

Selected initiatives

  • Development and implementation of the entire product and technology strategy in Ruby, React and .NET

  • Leading IT, Product & Data Teams with > 30 employees

  • Set-up and execution of the overall data strategy for DWH, Analytics and Machine Learning

  • Cloud migration from On-Prem to AWS, the introduction of state-of-the-art SaaS solutions like Salesforce, Personio, Microsoft 365

TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

As part of its digitization strategy, an established medium-sized company set itself the goal of further developing and expanding its tech expertise. The focus was on attracting new tech talent and developing technical managers.

Selected initiatives

  • Development of tech recruiting strategy and HR support during implementation

  • Implementation of recruiting measures

  • Potential analysis & coaching for executive teams

IT MODERNIZATION

The entire IT was modernized for an established company in the real estate sector. The focus was on scalability and reducing the total cost of ownership through consistent consolidation of legacy IT systems by >35%.

Selected initiatives

  • Cloud Provider selection and management of cloud infrastructures setup

  • Migration preparation & roll-out coordination

  • Introduction of DevOps practices within the existing organization employees

CRM ROLLOUT

A company in the financial sector set itself the goal of establishing CRM throughout the entire company. In addition to the integration of all marketing and sales channels, a completely uniform sales-funnel control system was set up.

Selected initiatives

  • Analysis of business areas and functions

  • Selection of CRM & implementation service providers

  • Support during the implementation of the Sales-, Service- and Marketing Cloud

  • Automation along the entire value chain with low-code/ RPA technology

REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIO SERVICER PLATFORM

A leading international specialty finance company had grown significantly through strong real estate acquisitions and needed a high-performance servicing application capable of managing thousands of units.

Selected initiatives

  • Architecture and technical design of the entire platform

  • Recruiting, interim lead of the external .NET and SharePoint development team

  • Management of external IT providers

WORKFLOW AND AUTOMATION SERVICES

In 2010, one of the first German settlement platforms needed support in setting up its process and automation technologies to manage its portfolio.

Selected initiatives

  • Product & roadmap design

  • Program- and Projectmanagement for all initiatives

  • Technology scouting and implementation monitoring for the Java and Oracle teams