An energetic and creative senior executive, with significant experience in company foundation, turnarounds, and management, whilst specializing in marketing, product management, investor relations, and operational excellence. Seeking and looking forward to the next challenge in my career, backed up by an exceptional academic and professional career history.


2004 - Present

Synchronica plc, Kent, U.K.
Chief Marketing Officer

Co-Founder of Synchronica plc, building it from a two-person operation to an international mobile technology company with five global offices and 80+ staff members. Synchronica develops and markets an award-winning suite of advanced, standards-based software products for mobile devices to cover client provisioning, automated hotlines, firmware updates over the air, mobile data backup and restore services, and an enterprise solution to cover productivity increase and mobile security.

  • Directing a multi-functional team with major reports in the areas of product management, project management, marketing, technical writing, investor relations, and market and device research
  • Contributing to company strategy and managing ongoing tactical activities, acting as both CMO and COO
  • Controlling an annual budget of GBP 1.5 million
  • Driving the complete marketing mix, including publihing press materials, sales collateral, company web site and market releases, along with organizing participation in trade shows (e.g., GSMA Mobile World Congress), specialist technology conferences and company-sponsored events
  • Obtaining radio, television, web, and press coverage for company activities and attaining awards for both marketing and products

2003 - 2004

ASDIS Software AG, Berlin
Senior VP, Product Management and Marketing
  • Directed people and activities in the areas of press / media and marketing, including investor relations
  • Devised product strategy, created business plans, and managed product management tasks, including requirements, specifications, development oversight, pricing, go-to-market strategy, and marketing
  • Launched a completely new product line, which drove a turnaround in the company’s fortunes from EUR 0 sales to EUR 5 million sales

2001 - 2003

PEPPERMINT Financial Partners, Berlin
Director of Marketing & Business Development
  • Marketed and developed business for twelve companies in the fields of information and communication, biotechnology, and consumer products
  • Conducted fundraising with the CEO and managed investor relations for the funds
  • Investment Manager, Information & Communication
  • Managed professional services and internal IT for the PEPPERMINT Group
  • Devised investment strategy for the PEPPERMINT Group in the sector of information and communication
  • Acquired, financed, and monitored startup investments in IT companies in Germany
  • Developed business models and effected corporate planning for companies in the portfolio

2002 - 2003

Interim VP, Marketing
Sales / Business Development, Weblicon Technologies AG, Berlin
  • Formulated company strategy with the CEO
  • Built the operating structure of the company
  • Built the sales teams and a reseller agreement with Sun Microsystems for the product line Calmeno
  • Marketed the product lines Weblicon, SyncML, and Calmeno
  • Conducted corporate planning and investor relations (closed two rounds of financing EUR 10 million with international investors)
  • Managed ten employees

1999 - 2000

Econa AG, Berlin
Director of Business Development and Marketing

Co-Founder of the first European startup incubator

Co-Founder of the online auction and the marketplace

  • Developed business through investor relations activities and the planning and implementation of programs to acquire partners
  • Performed marketing and PR, producing business and pricing models, marketing strategy, and the introduction of category management
  • Achieved trade sale in 2000 (Axel Springer AG)
  • Managed 20 employees

1998 - 1999

Siemens AG, Erlangen / Munich
International Press Officer
  • Organized press conferences, trade fairs, public relations activities, and marketing publications for Siemens Medical Solutions worldwide

1992 - 1994

Radio Ramasuri, Amberg
Founder and Managing Director
  • Managed one of the first privately held radio stations in Germany with 30 employees

1991 - 1992

Süddeutsche Zeitung, Weiden

Director of New Business

  • Set up the newspaper Ozveny in Prague, Czech Republic, with 20 employees

Editor and Anchor

  • Worked with several newspapers, magazines, TV, radio stations, and the German press agency (e.g., dpa, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Petra, Bayerisches Fernsehen) as editor and anchor

Marketing Consultant

  • Developed marketing concepts, PR strategies, PR articles, corporate web sites, trade fairs, and roadshows for IT and consumer companies


1994 - 1997

University: Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg
Duke University, North Carolina
  • Graduate School: Departments of Economics, Political Science, and Media
  • 1993 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service, Free University of Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 1995 - 1996 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service, Duke University, North Carolina
  • 1996 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service, Academia Atlantica, Quito, Ecuador
  • Degree: A-levels, Master (Grade: 1,0)

1989 - 1991

Traineeship: Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH, Weiden
  • One of the biggest European publishing houses
  • Junior editor in the departments of politics, economics, fine arts, and local news
  • Assignments abroad in Egypt, Greece, and Czech Republic


School: Max Reger Gymnasium, Amberg
  • Boarding school for gifted pupils in Bavaria
  • Degree: A-levels, Abitur



University Koblenz

Managing Director at the Ada Lovelace Project for Women in Information Technology

1997 - 1998

Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Free University, Berlin

Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science

1994 - 1997

Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg

Tutor at the Department of Political Science


Theatre of History, Weiden

Managing Director, responsible for the production Stadtschauspiel with a budget of EUR 2 million and 250 actors


ITIL Foundation Certificate, IT Service Delivery


English: Fluent
German: Native
Spanish: Good
Lithuanian: Basic