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Mobile industry expert and e-business pioneer with proven performance in marketing/product management, business development and sales engineering for multi-national organizations and startups:

  • Helped start business and operations for Opera Software as VP of Business Development and Sales Engineering, Americas
  • Helped establish Starscriber's next generation behavior based VAS service in emerging operator markets as VP of Marketing
  • 7 years of experience as a management consultant with KPMG and mm1 Consulting in international engagements covering strategy, business models, product management, IT and process optimization
  • Strong history of establishing solid commercial and technical customer relationships and closing multi-million dollar deals
  • 20 years of experience in IT & mobile technologies and business environments


  • Master & Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Master of Science in Business Administration (academic scholarship)


  • Projects: Managed international projects in tier-1 operators and large organizations
  • Wireless: Radio access, data services via wireless, e.g. browsing, email, messaging, portal & delivery
  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Solaris
  • Networking: Planning, configuration & installation of LAN & WAN technologies
  • Programming: Web and mobile standards incl. HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, VB, VBA


  • English: Fluently written and spoken
  • German: Native

M.S. in Business Administration (academic scholarship)

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Department of Management Science and Information Systems

Minor: Marketing Engineering

Thesis in game theory: 'Behavior Rules for a Two-stage Noncooperative Game' - Grade: 4.0

The examined game can be used as a model for business and economical scenarios and decision making processes. The underlying game rules, some of which had not been recognized by the scientific community yet, and the rules' strategic meaning were identified.

Penn State University

Smeal College of Business Administration

M.S. and B.S. in Physics

CAU University of Kiel, Germany
Department of Experimental Physics - Plasma Spectroscopy Lab

Minors: Computer Science and Mathematics

Thesis in plasma spectroscopy: 'Examination of the Stark Effect of Hγ in a Plasma Arc' - Grade: 4.0

Measured the Stark effect induced shift and broadening of the hydrogen spectral line Balmer-γ in a wall-stabilized high-pressure plasma arc. Developed and implemented the experiments and programmed a data processing software.

Information on thesis

University of Kiel

Plasma Lab

Business English Course

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

High School (Gymnasium)

Hebbelschule Kiel, Germany

Majors: Physics and Mathematics