Professional Insights

Professional Insights

Key Facts

  • 1967: born in Speyer (Germany)
  • 1987: Abitur at Hans-Purrmann-Gymnasium in Speyer (Germany)
  • 1988-1994: Studies of Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)
  • 1994-1995: Exchange with the University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • 1995-2002: Work at Siemens in Munich (Germany) and Beijing (China)
    • Firmware for mobile phones
    • Commissioning of internet gateways for mobile phones
  • 2002-2004: MBA Studies at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • 2004-2010: Work at HACH Lange in Berlin (Germany)
    • Project Management in the development of electronic devices for water quality measurement
  • 2010-2013: Work at Philips & Neusoft Medical Systems (PNMS) in Shenyang (China)
    • Project Management in the development of high-voltage generators for CT
  • 2014-2019: Work at Philips in Shenyang (China) and Hamburg (Germany):
    • Project Management in the development of high-voltage generators and cables for CT and x-ray
    • IT migration from legacy PLM systems to a modern cloud-based PLM system (Windchill cPLM)
  • 2019-2020: Work at joimax® in Karlsruhe (Germany):
    • Project Management in the development of medical devices for endoscopic spine surgery
  • since 2020: Work at Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg (Germany):
    • Technical Project Management for avionics and mission systems

Knowledge

  • International and intercultural experience
  • Management of distributed teams (USA, India, China, Germany)
  • Probability-based risk analysis (decision tree)
  • Progress tracking with critical chain or critical path approach
  • Development of an online Project Information System (PIS) with HTML visualization of milestones and tasks
  • Process Breakdown Analysis and Root Cause Countermeasure (RCCM)
  • Design, development and production of:
    • medical electronic instruments
    • high-voltage generators for medical applications
    • electronic and electro-optical measurement instruments
  • DICOM test environment for work lists and PACS
  • PTC Windchill cPLM
  • Linux system administration (Apache, MySQL, Postfix, Courier-IMAP, OpenVPN)

Some Impressions

International Experience

On job assignments and during academic studies, I have had the pleasure to work or study in the following locations:

  • 12/2010–07/2014: Shenyang (China)
    • Philips, long term delegation (LTD) to the joint-venture PNMS
    • Philips Shenyang Office
  • 07/2002–06/2004: Singapore (Singapore)
    • MBA Studies at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • 07/2001–01/2002: Beijing (China)
    • Siemens Ltd., long term delegation (LTD)
  • 08/2000–11/2000: Beijing and Shanghai (China)
    • Siemens AG, commissioning assignments
  • 04/1994–05/1995: Coimbra (Portugal)
    • Academic exchange program “Erasmus”

A detailed CV or work references are available on request.