Experience

Global Account Technology Strategist, Microsoft, 2016-present

  • Responsible for a global client from an architectural and technology perspective
  • Responsible for Business-to-IT strategy
  • Responsible for enterprise and IT architecture advise
  • Responsible for architecture roadmapping
  • Responsible for orchestrating Microsoft and Partner resources

Executive Architect & Client Technical Advisor, IBM, 2003-2016

  • Client Technical Advisor for large global clients in the life sciences and insurance industry: acting as a trusted advisor for enterprise and IT architecture topics
  • Possessed various lead architect roles, e.g. on a large, strategic cloud computing program, on IBM’s largest complex systems integration program in Europe, and on a large legacy transformation program
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of architectures in diverse project contexts balancing architectural means such as Cloud, MDA, SOA, Java Enterprise Edition and UML
  • Responsible for coaching and consulting projects in architecture questions, participating in client workshops and presenting IBM´s competencies at conferences and universities
  • Acted as the cloud computing leader for IBM Global Business Services in Switzerland and Austria

IT Consultant, PwC Consulting, 2001-2003

  • Acted as a consulting architect for various international customers across Europe. For example, I was the SOA architect responsible for designing and implementing a service oriented access layer to the central customer repository of an international aviation company as part of a large CRM implementation program. On another program for a large German telecommunications service provider I was a member of the central architecture team and led the interface integration team
  • Worked as an IT architect and consultant at PwC Consulting’s solution centre in the UK being responsible for extending and presenting telecommunications solution sets to clients

Senior Technical Consultant, Systor AG, 1998-2001

  • Responsible for the architectural design and implementation of IT systems ranging from workflow-based credit risk to retail banking platforms
  • Responsible for evaluating, recommending, promoting and coaching IT core technologies like J2EE and XML
  • Responsible for developing and delivering training courses on object oriented concepts, UML, software design patterns and frameworks
  • Technical team lead on projects coaching and training team members as well as assigning and reviewing work products
  • Participated in and moderated workshops in order to capture requirements and special client needs
  • Acted at client contact at conferences and exhibitions