Professional Career

01/1997-06/2002 Head of Product Management
Interflex GmbH (prev. Astrum GmbH) , Germany

Number of member responsibility: 7
Project Manager, Consultant, Trainer
Building Product Management unit and headed department (Software and Services)
07/2002-06/2005 Director Product Management
Suse Linux AG & Novell Inc. , Germany & USA

Number of member responsibility: 14
Director Product Management
Due Diligence
Post Merger Integration
Product Strategy
Open Source Strategy
07/2005-07/2008 VP Products, Business Development and Marketing
Open-Xchange AG, Nuremberg, Olpe (Germany), Delaware (USA)

Number of member responsibility: 18
Building Start-Up Company
Building and managing departments: Product Management, Marketing, Sales, PR, Support
Fund Raising (Series A)
Winning strategic SaaS/Cloud customers (e.g. 1&1)
09/2008-12/2010 District Manager Sales
EMC Deutschland GmbH, Ismaning / Germany

Number of member responsibility: 30
SMB Sales Germany
Building and developing Partner Sales (incl. Distributors)
New product launches SMB
Restructuring Sales organization
EMEA (SVP) and Germany (CEO) Reporting Line
01/2011-12/2011 SVP Product Management
1&1 Internet AG (now Ionos), Karlsruhe / Germany

Number of member responsibility: 70
Senior Vice President / Head of (V-1) Product Management, reporting to CEO
extra budget: 150 Mio. (growth project)

+ Management of five departments | Project teams with +150 employees
+ Profit & Loss responsibility for international Application Hosting Business with 4,5 Mio. Customers in Germany, USA, Canada, UK, Austria, Spain, France and Poland
+ Management of Steering Committees with CEO United Internet, CEO 1&1 International, CTO 1&1 and CFO 1&1
+ Development of 1&1 Cloud Applications Strategy

key results (amongst others):
Growth: total 300% (10 month)
01/2012-09/2013 COO / Member Managing Board
Bestseller GmbH, Aschheim / Germany

Number of member responsibility: 170
+ Operational Management with full responsibility for profit and loss results
+ Development and implementation Service Portfolio

key results (amongst others)
+ 1,4 Mio. € EBIT p.a.
+ Successful implementation of +60 Sales projects
10/2013 Chief Executive Officer & Owner
Namasas GmbH, Munich / Germany

+ Strategic Consulting and sparring with +100 SMB and enterprises, e.g. business modelling, sales optimization, management workshops
+ Mandates as C-Level- and Interim-Manager (Business Modelling and entering new business segments, Restructuring and Change Management, Digitalization, Process Management, Plant Management, Product Management, Marketing- and Sales Strategy)
+ Trainings | Workshops | Coaching for Product Management
+ 75+ Events (Trainings, Workshops, Speeches) | 100+ different companies | 450+ attendees (95% Germany)
+ Customers: Fujitsu Technologies, De-CIX, eccenca GmbH, Open-Xchange AG, Vitaliberty, 1&1 Internet AG, Brox IT-Solutions, Consol Software GmbH, DaWanda, DB Mobility Logistics, Immowelt AG, Schott AG, solute GmbH (, T-Systems International, Unify, Bender, etc.
02/2015 CEO
Namasas Invest GmbH, Munich / Germany

+ strategic investment/funding companies
+ Coaching and Mentoring of management (invested companies)