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Software AG North America
, Reston, VA (2020 – present)

  • Business Transformation Architect, working Software AG’s “Business Transformation” unit (client advisory / presales / business case development for the offerings in this area)
  • Focus on business process management, enterprise architecture, and process mining
  • Member of ARIS Process Mining product workgroup
  • Coordinator and Single Point of Contact for RPA partnerships with Automation Anywhere and Kryon

, McLean, VA (2014 – 2020)

  • Director in KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice, leading a team of 12 cross-functional architects and developers
  • Owner of the Enterprise Architecture offering for KPMG, creating an annual revenue to over $6M with double-digit year-over-year growth and established formal business relationships with the two main leaders in the Enterprise Architecture/Process Management space (Software AG and Mega)
  • Lead of KPMG’s Architecture Community of Practice in the US; day-to-day collaboration with other architect groups in the Federal Practice and Canada, as well as KPMG’s offshore group in India
  • Establishment of a global Experienced Architecture Community of Practice, which includes member firms from North America, multiple countries in Europe, and India; project support of clients in Mexico and Singapore
  • Project lead in system implementation and digital transformation projects. Examples are:
    • Creation of a digital regulatory technology ecosystem – integration of multiple systems and stand up of a core compliance system that married Risk tools, such as Archer, with Business Architecture (2015 – 2019 with a major US bank; and 2019 – 2020 with a national home loan company)
    • Architecture support of a global transformation program, including stand-up of the client’s architecture group at a Non-Profit organization in the project management space (2018 – 2019)
  • Example clients: PNC Bank, State Street, Fannie Mae, Project Management Institute

Software AG North America, Reston, VA (2011 – 2014; Software AG merged with IDS Scheer in January 2011)

  • Practice Director of the Enterprise Architecture consulting practice
  • Sales of consulting services – from the definition of solutions/offerings through the development of proposals to close of deals; staffing and coaching of programs
  • Program/project manager of key projects in North America. Examples are:
    • Architecture implementation and consolidation at the leading aircraft manufacturer (2012 – 2014)
    • Lead of the Model-to-Execute work package at a national kiosk retailer. This was the first “real life” ARIS-webMethods implementation in North America (2012)
    • Lead of an Business Architecture team in a mainframe modernization project for a 9 college consortium in Florida. Responsible for the overall concept and EA development, as well as the overall program approach (2011)
    • Conceptualization and implementation of an Business Architecture structure in ARIS as part of a Business Transformation project at a medical supply company (2010 – 2011)
  • Member of global methodology teams/collaboration with product management and R&D: “BPMN in ARIS”, “ARIS Connect”, and “Model-to-Execute” workgroups.
  • Example clients: Kroger, Coinstar/Redbox, Boeing, BHP Billiton

IDS Scheer Inc., Berwyn, PA (2008 – 2010)

  • Head of the BPM/GRC (Business Process Management/Governance Risk and Compliance) practice (2010)
  • Regional Engagement Manager before a reorganization in 2010 – leading consulting sales and overall program management for all BPM projects in one of three regions (southeast)
  • Project manager in selected projects. Examples are:
    • ARIS implementation and method setup at a countrywide home loan company with BPMN (2010)
    • Project Manager of a Business Process Management project in an SAP reimplementation program at a global High-Tech company (2008)
  • Relationship management with key partners (Accenture and SAP)
  • Example clients: US Army, Freddie Mac, American Airlines, Citrix Systems

IDS Scheer AG, Frankfurt am Main (2003 – 2007)

  • Project Manager in IDS Scheer’s Public Sector industry vertical in DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
  • Responsible consulting account manager for the armament area at the German Armed Forces client
  • Development of an internal Wiki/Knowledge Management system
  • Example clients: German Armed Forces, Swiss Army, German Ministry of Transportation

Accenture, Frankfurt am Main (1997 – 2003)

  • Management of organizational change management and training/knowledge management projects in the Communications/High Tech and Utilities/Transportation industries in Germany and Austria
  • Example clients: T-Online, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, Deutsche Bahn

German Armed Forces, multiple locations (1986 – 1997 active duty; 1997 – 2007 reserve)

  • Officer in the armor branch of arms; rank: captain
  • Served in different positions, such as platoon leader and head of a battalion department
  • Worked as a reserve officer in the Ministry of Defense