year project
2017
  • Feasibility study of the use of IT-Security tools from the group in a Privileged Access Management (PAM) project for a large international Bank, Role: Subject auditor, matter expert, Business analyst, Business Advisor, Communication facilitator, Conducting an outsourcing risk analysis with focus on data privacy according to the GDPR, Performing a gap analysis of the local vs. the group tools, Performing data protection audit, Setting up legal and compliance documentation, Performing a proof of concept for selected applications.
  • Ramp-up of a large IT security program to enable the intended digital transformation. Role: Program Manager, Planning a program consisting of 9 IT Security projects, Negotiating various cost estimates, contributions, and expected outcomes, Setting-up a consolidated plan, Communicating the justification to senior management.
2016
  • Strategic Identity & Access Consulting for a major Swedish Bank, Role: Subject matter expert, Re-Defining the relationship of Workforce Management to Identity & Access, Outlining the Identity & Access Roadmap, Design of lean Identity & Access processes
  • Business Role Designer for Identity & Access Management for a leading German group of IT system houses and IT trading companies. Role: Subject Matter Expert for the group wide I&AM, Defining role management processes, Reverse engineering system roles from Active Directory groups, Composing business roles from system roles
2015
  • Interim Identity & Access Management Architect for a major German Bank, Role: Interim Architect for the global IA&M, Expert advice to ongoing change project group wide, Proposing architecture decisions & getting them implemented
  • Facilitating the EIC2015 - the 9th European Identity Conference in May 2015 in Munich. Role: Workshop Facilitator, Moderator and Speaker
    Presentation: "IAM Standard Processes - Roles or no Roles, that's the Question. Two Different Approaches for Compliant IAM Processes." ,
    Moderating the track "Redefining Access Governance"
    Facilitating the workshop: "Roles, Recertification & Access Governance: The Lean Approach"
2014
  • Interim Identity & Access Management Architect for a major German Bank, Role: Interim Architect for the global IA&M, Expert advice to ongoing change project group wide, Proposing architecture decisions & getting them implemented
  • Interim Management, Role: Interim Manager Professional Services for a market leading German vendor of Software for the public transport sector: Immediate takeover of operational responsibility in a turnaround situation, Changes to software development, product management & professional services
  • Facilitating the EIC2014 - the 8th European Identity Conference in May 2014 in Munich. Role: Moderator and Speaker
    Presentations on "IAM/IAG Maturity Assessment - Dos & Don'ts , and "A Practitioners Recommendations for a Successful IAM Program" ,
2013
  • Interim Management, Role: Interim Manager Professional Services for a market leading German vendor of Software for the public transport sector: Immediate takeover of operational responsibility in a turnaround situation, Changes to software development, product management & professional services
  • Facilitating the EIC2013 - the 7th European Identity Conference in May 2013 in Munich. Role: Moderator
2012
  • Interim Management, Role: Interim Manager Professional Services for a market leading German vendor of Software for the public transport sector: Immediate takeover of operational responsibility in a turnaround situation, Changes to software development, product management & professional services
  • Project monitoring of an Identity & Access Management implementation project, Role: Project monitor, advisor & subject matter expert, Project monitoring and critical advice to the in-house stakeholders. Structuring the vendor selection process, Delivery of IAM specific market knowledge and vendor assessments
  • Facilitating the EIC2012 - the 6th European Identity Conference in April 2012 in Munich.
    Role: Panellist, Moderator & Speaker
    Expert in the discussion panel "How to Address Regulatory Needs Fast and Lean" with Dr. Waldemar Grudzien, Association of German Banks, Dirk Venzke, Commerzbank AG, Wolfgang Zwerch, MunichRe, Berthold Kerl, Deutsche Bank AG
    Moderating the track "IAM Architecture"
    Presentation on "Best Practices for Lean, Efficient and Focused Information Security Projects"
  • Implementation of a BaFin compliant Identity & Access Management in a German automotive bank. Shaping the role model, Drafting requirements for a corporate wide identity management foundation project, Knowledge transfer
    Role: Advisor & subject matter expert.
2011
  • Project monitoring of an Identity & Access Management implementation project for a large Germany based Energy Trader, Project monitoring and critical advice to the in-house stakeholders, Structuring the vendor selection process, Delivery of IAM specific market knowledge and vendor assessments
    Role: Project monitor, advisor & subject matter expert.
  • Implementation of a BaFin compliant Identity & Access Management in a German automotive bank, Implementation of policies, processes and systems to ensure compliance with the requirements of the German regulatory body for the financial sector (BaFin). Main focus was on providing group wide transparency and timely proof on compliant implementation of the "minimum requirements to risk management" (MaRisk) with respect to Segregation of duties, handling of sensitive privileges and emergency procedures in an SAP environment.
    Role: Advisor & subject matter expert.
2010
  • Implementation of a credit risk management tool, Shortening the time line and completing the asset class coverage for the group wide credit risk reporting, define the functionality for a new reporting tool, select a market data provider, and negotiate a new schedule with the Business Units. The Project Managers Role was to ensure a timely delivery of a high quality credit risk reporting for the London based group center of a large global insurance group.
  • Mentoring a biofuels start-up - managing the investor relations for the young and promising start-up Company Pacific Propellants, Inc, Reno / Nv.
  • Development of a JavaScript library for the visualisation of various data types in self scaling 2D-charts using AJAX, SVG and CSS3.
  • Facilitating the EIC2010 - Preparing and organizing the 4th European Identity Conference in May 2010 in Munich with focus on the German Mittelstand
2009
  • Vendor relationship Management - defining responsibilities, streamlining procurement & tender processes for a large bank in Ukraine,
  • Core banking source code take-over - evaluating 3 alternative scenarios to maintain the legacy retail core banking system with a 5 years horizon for a large bank in Ukraine,
  • Core banking stabilisation - Managing a program made-up of 9 independent work streams to increase availability and reliability and boost performance of the legacy retail core banking system for a large bank in Ukraine,
  • Identity- & Access Management - Contributing critical expert knowledge ensuring a corporate wide approach for a large bank in Ukraine.
2008
  • Legacy core banking system stabilization - Performance improvement, ORACLE migration, Source code takeover (coordinating an ad hoc taskforce, channelling ad hoc actions into a project) for a large bank in Ukraine,
  • Business Continuity Management - initiate the processes of a back-up data centre, drafting the project charter. (selecting the optimal implementation team) for a large bank in Ukraine,
  • Architecture and QA & Testing - Contributing critical experts knowledge Hiring, coaching & guiding (Providing architecture & QA expert advice, Setting up the QA&T department) for a large bank in Ukraine.
  • Leading the core banking migration program for one of the largest Ukrainian banks. Coordinating inter project issues, Vendor communication volume reporting (Rebuilding relationship to the vendor, providing transparency to the CIO) for a large bank in Ukraine,
  • Post-merger consulting to a European Investment bank after its merger with focus on IT-integration issues.
  • Strategy development workshop - training workshop on how to develop corporate strategies for a large Austrian banking group. 
  • Strategic consulting on the introduction of Identity- & Access Management in a large German health care organisation.
2007
  • Technical Due Diligence and advice to a German Investment bank during its merger with one of the leading European Investment banks.
  • Assessment of the specific post-merger bottle-necks in the software production process of one of Germany's largest life insurers.
  • Recommendation of actions to improve the Identity- & Access Management Strategy of a globally operating German Software Manufacturer, outlining the corporate identity management architecture.
  • Moderator on the 1st European Identity Conference
2006
  • Assessment of the Identity Management Strategy of a large German Software vendor. Moderation of a unified view across different business units. Recommendation of a mid-term road map.
  • Creation of the standardisation body GenericIAM for the definition of generic processes of the Identity- and Access Management. Merger with the NIFIS
  • Audit of the project portfolio of an insurance company and strategic consulting to strengthen the overall corporate agility.
  • Structured evaluation of a software system for the Identity Management for a European aerospace company.
2005
  • Workshop facilitator for the digital ID world teaching "Identity Management"  
  • Business- and IT-Audits of two UK-based market research companies for a major Japanese car manufacturer.
  • Marketing, PR and Fund-raising for a state approved non-profit charity. Mission of this organisation is to harvest potable water from the moisture of the air.
  • Project Manager and business architect in a Project of the implementation of an Identity Management System at the European operations of a major Japanese car manufacturer.    
2004
  • Advanced Master Class and Workshop "Implementing Identity Management in Large Organisations". Joint presentation with Mr. Jon Colombo, Capgemini, UK, Wednesday, October 20th, 2004, Hilton Park Hotel, Nicosia  
  • Project Manager and business architect in a Project of the implementation of an Identity Management System at the European operations of a major Japanese car manufacturer.  
  • Feasibility study on the introduction of an Identity Management system at the European operations of a major Japanese car manufacturer.
  • Speeches on road shows on the use of Identity Management for a major system vendor ,    
2003
  • Continuous Technology Coaching of an e-business start-up, coordination of the development activities between German headquarters and Indian technology center
  • Workshop facilitator for the Management Circle teaching "Identity Management" ,  
  • Development of a real time enabled software for the 3D-Visualisation of financial market data in Java.  
2002
  • Selection of a cross-branch policy management system following a rational and transparent methodology for a medium-sized German insurance company.
  • Selection of a flexible commission management system following a rational and transparent methodology for a medium-sized German insurance company.
  • Project planning and methodological coaching of IT-strategy development project for a medium-sized German insurance company. ,  
  • Delivering criteria for the selection of a system for the administration of pension funds for a medium-sized German insurance company.
  • Characterisation of Resource Provisioning Systems, categorising as Identity Management components, discrimination from related systems, requirements, architecture and available systems, a research study for the German savings banks organisation.  
  • Study on the status of Methods and Systems of identity management, Definition and categorisation of components and characterisation of the role of directory services for the German savings banks organisation
2001
  • Methodological coaching of a project for the design of a security -framework of an e-Business platform for a German public bank. ,  
  • Feasibility study for the design of a system for the automated and controlled assignment and maintenance of user privileges, project management and selection of an User- Provisioning-Software for a German public bank (project language: English)
  • Consulting to the board of a building society to use state-of-the-art Information technology to gain a competitive advantage and reduce operational costs
  • Consulting of a medium-sized life insurance company to implement the German "Riester-Rente"
2000
  • Management of a project to select directory services and Meta directory services for the German savings banks financial group.  
  • Management of a project to develop a security framework and its implementation in parallel to the implementation of Windows 2000 in a German public bank (project language: English) , and  
  • Management of a project to develop a concept for the coordinated implementation of Windows 2000 in the German savings banks financial group: directory schema, naming conventions and DNS-issues.  
1999
  • Implementation of an efficient Product management in an innovative German Software shop.
  • Design and selection of an advisory system for den controlled sale of multi branch financial products through the sales force of a large Austrian insurance company.
  • Development of a requirements catalogue for the selection of a policy management system for a medium-sized German insurance company. Evaluating alternative solutions and recommendation.
  • Business process analysis and -design for the core processes of a large Swiss insurance group.
  • IT-potential analysis in an innovative German Software shop.
  • Implementation of an all-encompassing quality management system in an innovative German Software shop. and  
  • Methodological and business coaching of the selection of a LDAP- or X.500-directory service for a German savings banks organisation.  
  • IT-potential analysis and recommendation of a business model for the radical new positioning of a medium-sized German insurance company
1998
  • Project management of a software project for the development of a platform independent information system to find the optimal Telephone tariff in Java.
  • Design of a software shop for a large European insurance group.
  • Design of the common administrative functions: "Platform management" for the coordination of the groups IT-activities of large European insurance group.
  • IT-potential analysis and recommendation of a model for the cooperation of two insurance companies to support the merger negotiations.
  • Design of a new architecture for the "office communication" of a German public bank while taking into consideration the flexibility necessary for later mergers.
  • Development of an analysis model for a common commissioning system for a German insurance group.
1997
  • Research project for the evaluation of the appropriate technology for the creation of an integrated solution for a large sales organisation for financial products.
  • Porting of the Technical Basis Systems (TBS) in a large insurance project from the Smalltalk dialect Visual Smalltalk Enterprise from Parcplace / Digitalk to Visual Age / Smalltalk from IBM. (project language: English)
  • Advising the board of a building society while selecting and implementing a general software solution for the replacement of the operational legacy systems.
1996
  • Management of the software production in a large and innovative project for the development of a cross-branch Software platform and a policy management system for an Austrian life insurance company  
  • Software reengineering - concept for the in-time support of the Euro, new financial products and the year-2000-challenge for a German state owned banking institute.
  • Evaluation of Software shops - evaluation of alternative solutions for the in-time support of the Euro, year-2000-challenge and new financial products for a small building society.
  • Development of an IT-strategy for a large Swiss multi-branch insurance company
  • Organisational concept - concept for the consolidation of the IT-functions of a large sales company for financial products.
  • Status analysis and IT-strategy development for a large public insurance company.
  • Development of an IT-concept for a Swiss Leasing company.
1995
  • Reporting system - definition, set-up and Coaching of the IT of a German legal protection insurance company
  • Development of an IT-Scenario for the year-2000-challenge at a large German multi branch insurance company  
  • Audit of the IT-strategy of a large public insurance company, recommendation of a stop or go decision on a runoff IT-project.
  • Develop and coach the IT-strategy of a large international insurance group: "one IT-shop for the whole group"
1994
  • SWOT-analysis for a professional restricted German life insurances company.
  • Cooperation concept - Evaluation of the Synergy potential of a strategic alliance of two small German life insurance companies
  • Audit of the IT-strategy of a small German building society  
  • Development of an IT-security framework for a large German Bank.
  • Set-up of a quality management system for a large Software development project with ambitious technology at a large Austrian life insurance company
1993
  • SWOT-analysis and development of the business strategy of a medium-sized German life insurance company  
  • Analysis of the information infrastructure of a large sales company for financial products  
  • Coaching the reorganisation of a large sales company for financial products
  • Leadership systems - development of individual success factors for the department "project evaluation" at a major life insurance company
1992
  • Head of the department Methods & Standards in an innovative Software company. Development of Standards and "middleware" for the software development using C and OS/2.
  • Head of the business line leasing of a software vendor, being responsible for two large and ambitous projects.
1991
  • Training classes - development and execution of training sessions on structured systems analysis, data modelling and structured design for a large international chartered accountant firm
  • TQM - responsibility for the organisational reorganisation of an innovative software shop implementing Total Quality Management and applying for ISO9000-certification.
1990
  • Contract administration system - design of the development for three large German mortgage banks
  • Business process analysis at a German engineering firm
  • Development of an enterprise model for a car bank in southern Germany.
1989
  • Responsible design of the information infrastructure for a large international Auditor firm.
1988
  • Definition, set-up and Management of the DP-coordination in the LOB R&D of a medium-sized Pharmaceutical company. Development of an IT-strategy, initialisation of projects, controlling of the implementation.
1987
  • Common data model - design for a large bank in northern Germany
1986
  • Automated time table information - development of a system for an public transport organisation
1985
  • Container Depot administration - design, development and implementation for a port service company at the Rhine
  • Vessel management - design, development and implementation of a system for a large shipping company from northern Germany
  • Tugboat Invoicing design, development and implementation for a large shipping company from northern Germany
  • Disposition of commercial advertisements - analysis and Consulting during call for bids for a group of German local broadcasting companies
1984
  • Online booking system - development of essential parts of a large and ambitious system for a large shipping company from northern Germany (MVS/XA, IMS, COBOL, ADFII)
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