Enabling Digital Transformation in Healthcare
Advisory services for healthcare facilities, healthcare IT companies and healthcare start-ups
Peter Herrmann is the founder of passion4health. He has profound experience in the IT industry. His expertise includes sales and operational responsibility in IT outsourcing and consulting, application services as well as software development or implementation. He has successfully managed large change management and restructuring projects and acquired or integrated companies. In recent years, he has dealt intensively with the challenges of digitization in the healthcare sector and actively supports healthcare institutions in their digital transformation. He helps domestic and foreign IT companies to enter the market and promotes their growth in Germany. He accompanies start-ups in the development of digital healthcare applications.
The graduate in economy is president of the Club of the Healthcare Management Industry (www.cdgw.de) and a member of the Senate of Economics (www.senat-deutschland.de).
- Klinikum Braunschweig: digitization strategy development and implementation
- MACH7 Technologies: Supporting the German market entry of a US healthcare IT company
CFO, Interim CFO & CFO Advisory
Performance Improvement, Turnaround & Change Management, PMI & Carve out, Finance Digitization
Mr. Melbaum holds a degree in business administration and has been a member of the examination board for auditors in North Rhine Westphalia and Bavaria for 18 years.
He initiated, accompanied and promoted numerous national and international change projects for KPMG Germany, the Deutsche Telekom Group and many medium-sized companies.
For 10 years he has been working as CFO and CFO Advisor mainly in the service, technology, media and telecommunications industries. In addition, he worked intensively with a large private equity fund.
As a CFO, he values meaningful, standardized strengths and weaknesses reporting, also he endorses working closely with operations and employees as well as with the shareholder. He can be reached for challenging tasks.
- KKR: Structuring the Finance Division of a company, monthly and quarterly reporting (IFRS) for a media and telecommunications group
- Unitymedia: standardizing NPS reporting and developing a concept for modern management reporting
- Phone House Germany Group: establishing a standardized reporting to improve location, product and customer profitability
Article by Andreas Melbaum
"Interim management aiming at accelerating change processes in companies on the way to networking 4.0"
Development and Implementation of Digital Business Models
Digital Due Diligence, Digital Strategy, eCommerce Consulting, Digital Change Management
Ulrike Helms & Florian Sieg
Ms. Helms has earned a degree in Entrepreneurship and a Master of Science in Business Management in Scotland. She has substantial experience in international trade (non-food and electronics) and worked for a strategic marketing consultancy. Most recently, she has worked as managing director of the family business, an internationally operating engineering company.
The focus of her consulting services lies in the development of digital corporate, brand and marketing strategies specializing in customer centration by generating "added benefits" and convenience solutions.
Mr. Sieg has 20 years of experience in the development and expansion of eCommerce companies. After working for Otto, AOL and Telefonica, he set up digital companies for the CEWE Color Group and Bünting AG. Most recently, he led the digital reorientation of Blume2000 as the CEO of the company and acted as consultant for digital transformation of the sister companies Beiersdorf and Tchibo.
The development of digital corporate strategies and their company-specific operationalization are at the core of his consulting services as well as digital process design and team building across all functional areas of the company.
- Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung / NOZ Medien: Development of the shop www.lieblingswelt.de and expansion into an online marketplace
- Schneider GmbH & Co. KG: Realignment of the B2B business model and implementation of growth projects
- Beiersdorf: Development of an organizational structure to implement the eCommerce strategy
CIO, CDO & CTO
Data Governance, IT-Management, SIAM, DSGVO
Mr. Albrecht is a Computer Scientist. As an expert in modern IT management, he stands for "best practice", in particular for digitization, agilization, big data, data governance and sourcing.
As a CIO, he digitized already 10 years ago all paper-based processes of a M-DAX company. As an executive on the IT provider side, he was responsible for large outsourcing projects in the hundreds of millions EUR range.
The focus of his self-employed activities today is taking on the duties of a CDO, CIO or CTO. He is a certified scrum master and data protection officer and leads IT due diligence processes (vendor and buyer side).
He is a frequent speaker on such topics as BI, DWH, SIAM and DSVGO.
- Kaiser & Kraft Europe GmbH: Interim CIO
Various other companies: DSGVO as well as compliance tasks
Article by Peter Albrecht
"These five pointers take the horror out of the new regulation"
General Manager, Member of the Advisory Board & Investor
Enterprise & Partner Sales, Change and P&L Management
Klaus Rumsauer is an experienced sales and business manager who carried significant P&L responsibilities for enterprise solutions and services in the IT sector including data center operations. His core expertise lies in designing and running indirect and direct sales from SMB to enterprise customers.
He is well-versed in change or merger management and has repeatedly implemented successful growth strategies for well-known IT brands. He is an expert when it comes to recognizing and leveraging the opportunities in change processes.
Mr. Rumsauer actively supports complex transformation processes and enjoys developing new business areas. He is available for demanding advisory board roles with operational impact.
- TechnoGroup GmbH: Member of the Advisory Board and Consultant
- Dell GmbH: GM & Executive Director Commercial & Public Sales
- Hewlett Packard GmbH: ESSN Channel Sales & SMB for EMEA
- Owner & Investor
Expert for Digital Transformation, Blockchain Specialist
Consulting, training and implementation concerning blockchain technologies
Frank Bolten has many years of senior management experience regarding technology groups (Sony, Deutsche Telekom, Sharp) and has been focusing on digital transformation for several years. Since 2015 he specializes in the use of blockchain technologies in the business sector. In May 2017 he founded the CHAINSTEP GmbH.
CHAINSTEP offers training, consulting on blockchain technologies and supports the implementation of blockchain-based applications. The registered office of the GmbH is Hamburg, its industry focus: transport logistics and supply chain management.
Transformation and Growth Digital Marketing & Sales
Performance and innovation management for E-Commerce and Omnichannel Businesses, data-driven marketing, connected commerce
Karl Heinz Hinzen
Karl has degrees in business administration and manufacturing engineering. He has gained rich and profound digital business expertise from several executive and management consulting roles at Facebook, Payback, Amazon, T-Mobile and Roland Berger.
He consulted and worked with a range of top brands from the telco, retail, tech and FMCG industry, transforming their functional digital marketing and e-commerce operations into customer centric, data-driven and marketing strategies, that deliver substantial growth. As VP at Payback, he managed the successful digital transformation of Europe’s largest loyalty program.
Karl focuses his freelance consultant work on helping brands to adopt their marketing, sales and CRM strategies to the changing smart shopper needs. His specialties are data-based marketing, loyalty programs, connected commerce and specific platform strategies (Facebook, Google, Amazon) for consumer and B2B businesses.
- German Top 5 multichannel retailer: value proposition and program design of an omnichannel CRM/loyalty program
- Amazon Advertising: design and coaching vertical sales program for FMCG brands
- Congstar (telco): design, planning and implementation of multichannel sales
- CosmosDirekt (insurance): project lead e-commerce transformation
- German Loyalty Program: mobile strategy development and roadmap planning
27pilots – Implementation of inhouse Venture Client Units at Enterprises
Startups, Venture Client, Innovation, Digitisation
Gregor Gimmy – Partner Venture Client Strategy
Gregor´s focus is to evolve the Venture Client model and to consolidate it as the global standard for corporate + start up collaboration. He also leads strategy and partnerships.
Before 27pilots, he was founder and Head of BMW Startup Garage, were he invented the Venture Client model. Prior to BMW, he founded 4 companies (2 in Silicon Valley). He was innovation strategist at IDEO (Silicon Valley) and at BMW (Munich). He is angel investor, Executive in Residence at IMD and speaker at conferences such as Slush. He attended TU Stuttgart, Harvard and the American Conservatory Theater.
27pilots supports corporations in setting up and operating an inhouse venture client unit. A Venture Client Unit enables large-scale use of external top-startup solutions to address and resolve challenges in all departments and business units. 27pilots is an independent spin-off of the BMW Group. The founders of 27pilots are former BMW managers who invented, integrated and operated the world's first venture client unit in the BMW Group: the BMW Startup Garage. In October 2018, the second venture client unit, BSH Start-up Kitchen, was built by 27pilots for BSH Haushaltsgeräte GmbH.
- BMW Startup Garage: set up and operate an internal Venture Client unit (27pilots is the ventureclient services provider)
- BSH Startup Kitchen: set up and operate an internal Venture Client unit (27pilots is the venture client services provider)
- A Swiss Corporation (plus 80k employees): is planning to launch its Venture Client unit by Q1/2019 (27pilots is the venture client services provider)
General Management, Managing Director/Executive Board – Sales & Marketing
Sustained increase in sales revenue through revenue growth and efficiency
Mr. Axel Köhler possesses many years of management experience as director, managing director and board member, especially in sales & marketing. His main focus is on the sales alignment of an entire company.
He knows how to balance long and medium-term goals and short-term targets. His motivation lies in the implementation of efficient and successful sales structures. A successful global rollout of sales and marketing activities was implemented under his leadership, as was the installation of efficient performance indicators for sales.
As long-standing board member of a medium-sized company, he is familiar with the challenges of medium-sized companies. He is available for roles on a supervisory board or for an advisory board membership.
- EMC Deutschland GmbH: Member of the Management Board
- Dell Halle GmbH: Managing Director
- Intershop Communications AG: Board Member
General Management, Financial Services, Advisory & Governance Boards
Asset Servicing, Project- and Product Management, Sourcing & Client Management
Mr. Vogels is an international business expert with longstanding managerial expertise in International Banking, specialized in Asset Servicing.
For many years as Managing Director, he was responsible for In- and Outsourcing-Activities, Product and Project Management in addition to other activities for Client Management. Experienced in corporate development, proven track record in developing and implementing new strategies, new products and services in addition to optimization of processes and structures. With years of BaFin and ECB accreditation he is knowledgeable and focused on regulation, risk and compliance topics. He brings experience in effective people management and coordination within international teams and structures; he built lasting business relationships and qualitative Client Satisfaction.
Based on many years of vocational experience in supervisory and advisory boards in family and medium sized companies he is interested in further Governance engagements.
- State Street Bank International GmbH: Executive Management Board
- ARA Shoes AG: Board of Directors
Demand generation and Transformation of Sales Channels
Growth marketing for digital B2C-businesses, development of digital sales channels, optimization of marketing investments
Dr. Burkhard Henn
Dr. Burkhard Henn has a scientific background in economics, having written his PhD thesis on Online Marketing. For more than 20 years, he has been working in management and consulting roles for digital businesses and on transformation projects.
With eBay Germany, he was responsible for performance marketing, CRM and brand building as well as driving the growth of the marketplace business. With AutoScout24, he led the international marketing organization as VP Marketing. Using a broad range of marketing instruments, he improved the company’s market position in international markets significantly. As Chief Marketing Officer of the online comparison platform Verivox, he did not only improve the efficiency of performance marketing, but also developed TV campaigns to accelerate growth and build brand awareness. The company then was sold to ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE.
In a number of consulting projects, Burkhard developed digital sales strategies for utilities (electricity and gas). One notable project was setting up a startup in this area, including planning, team setup and product development. Other projects set the focus on digital transformation and optimization of marketing investments.
- eBay: performance marketing optimization, SEO, CRM, brand marketing
- AutoScout24: increasing the demand internationally
- Verivox: set up media modelling to enable kpi-driven management of digital and traditional marketing channels
- ifolor: marketing optimization focusing on profitability in CRM and performance marketing
Business Transformation Management
Customer Journey Mapping, Ecosystems Building, Go-to-Market & Business Design, Prototyping and Value Generation
In various sales and business functions at Cisco Systems in EMEA, Walter Bobby Hildebrandt helped set up Industrial Ethernet and IoT Solutions. In addition, he has built new business models and ecosystems for international companies in various leadership roles from start-up to large enterprises.
Among other functions, he was responsible as Senior Vice President at T-Systems for the SI Global Sales Organization and its transformation into a Solution Driven Salesforce. As Director of the Steinbeis Institute for Digital Transformation and founder of Coodriver, he developed a Cloud Services for anonymous environment detection of pedestrians and cyclists. He was awarded the safety and mobility device Award of AutoMotorSport.
For more than 20 years, Bobby Hildebrandt has successfully kept an eye on disruptive trends in technology innovation, accompanying companies on their digital journey and opening up new business opportunities.
- Automobil Club of Germany: Rapid Prototyping and Development of Future Mobility Concepts
- Telekom Center Wholesale: Customer Journey Mapping and conception and implementation of a Value Generation Program
- Alfaform AG: Performance Management and Optimization of Sales Offerings in the Industry 4.0 Environment
- Global Telecommunications Provider: Business Transformation Manager within the Digital for Growth Program and E2E Responsible for the Lead2Order Process
- Greenbon: Development of a customer loyalty program for brick-and-mortar retail