PROFILE

SUMMARY

Coach and consultant for business innovation. Focus on software products and startups.
My passion is to create great products and help others do the same. To achieve this goal, I employ all my experience as a lean entrepreneur, agile coach and software engineer.

EXPERIENCE

Dreimannzelt GmbH

2010 March - Present

Scrum Master, Business Analyst & Agile Coach

Frankfurt Am Main Area , GERMANY

Dreimannzelt helps companies of every size to get started with new products. We help fleshing out and proving the business case, building a team, installing lightweight processes and getting a product to market. We do software development, project management, agile coaching and consulting as well as business design. Our choices in methodologies and technologies are: lean startup, agile methods (Scrum, XP), web applications (especially Ruby on Rails) and mobile applications (especially iPhone).

Hans HiScore

2006 October - 2009 January

Acting Partner

GERMANY

Hans HiScore specializes in creating interactive and adaptive soundtracks for computer games. In addition it offers consulting, software engineering and voice over services for game development studios.

Lead Developer

2008 November - 2009 March

LiveSein

GERMANY

Lead developer Ruby on Rails on a social network platform with real-time video. Implementing agile development processes, coaching, assisting in the generation of marketing strategies.

Detecon, Inc.

2004 November - 2005 June

Business Analyst

GERMANY

IT and telco consulting, innovation engineering, software development.

TU Darmstadt

2003 November - 2004 November

Project Manager

GERMANY

Leading a team of software engineers in developing a ground breaking visulaization software. The tool was developed for the software consulting company "Daedalos International". The software is open source and can be downloaded at www.twomore.de.tt. Development still continues in various directions. Collaborations were established with universities around the world, e.g. UBC Vancouver and University of Sussex in Brighton.

Ruby on Rails Expert

2008 May - 2008 June

Vanteno GmbH

GERMANY

Realizing an SAP-backed accounting application in Ruby on Rails and JRuby.

Anders & Seim AG

2002 June - 2002 August

Software Developer

GERMANY

Developing advertising games and screensavers as viral marketing tools.

Neue Digitale

2010 February - 2010 March

Technical Lead, Agile Coach & Consultant

GERMANY

Supporting the project managers on the technical as well as the business level, implementing Scrum processes, agile coaching, consulting on software development processes.

e-tecture GmbH

2006 February - 2007 January

Software Developer

GERMANY

Web application development in the marketing field, optimizing processes, QA

blueCarat

2005 December - 2006 April

Software Developer

GERMANY

Research in the practical benefits of AOP, feature oriented development and CaesarJ. Funded by the Federal Ministery of Education and Research.

Columbus Soft

1999 April - 2003 May

Software Engineer

GERMANY

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Testing
  • Agile Application Development
  • Business Analysis
  • New Business Development
  • Market Research
  • Scrum

EDUCATION

  • Coventry University

    1974-1977

    Bachelors, Production Engineering

  • Scrum.org

    2011-2011

    Professional Scrum Master I, Scrum

  • University of Hagen

    1998-1999

    Diploma, Computer Science and Business Administration

  • Technische Universität Darmstadt

    1999-2008

    M.Sc. / Diploma, Computer Science and Business Administration

  • International Software Quality Institute (iSQI), Erlangen Germany

    2004-2004

    Certified Tester, Software Testing

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Professional Scrum Master
  • Certified Tester CTFL