Denver, Colorado, US
Denver, Colorado, US
Founded 2+ startups
Multicultural entrepreneur and innovational leader with 25 years of experience in high-tech research, development management and technology consulting.
What I love:
- engaged, curious, risk taking partners
- open, inviting team culture without prejudice
- looking for solutions instead for problems
What I hate:
- bullies, knowitalls and intolerance
When hiring the right people, attitude, curiosity and willingness to constantly improve are more important to me than technical expertise.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new - Albert Einstein
Colorado Code Craft
June 2014 - Today
My latest startup adventure, I am building a different kind of startup: No investors to baby, No board to tame and no boss to please, only my team and me working on creating the next generation of cloud tools. We take risks, we make mistakes, we move on and don't look back. 100% execution with 200% focus on customers
VP of Product Development
May 2013 - July 2014
Responsible for the product management and the delivery of mersive's SW products Sol and Solstice as well as for the leadership of a strong and diverse engineering team.
January 2013 - May 2013
Responsible for the product management of the GRID SDK from NVIDIA. The GRID SDK is NVIDIA's middleware that enables media-rich cloud solutions using NVIDIA's cloud focused GRID graphic cards. As the product manager I worked with the stakeholders from NVIDIA's game cloud and enterprise cloud business units and the engineering team and was responsible for the delivery of the GRID SDK.
February 2008 - December 2012
Heading a team of innovative engineers in the field of cloud / VDI middleware and professional visualization.
Co-Founder, CTO & VP of Engineering
September 2002 - February 2008
Senior Scientist+ Director of Technology
April 1995 - September 2002
- Consulting Siemens business units in the use of virtual reality technologies - Technical set up and management of the Siemens Virtual Reality Lab in Munich
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
2010 - 2011
Columbia University - CBS
2010 - 2012
Technical University of Munich
Diplom-Physiker (equiv. to Master of Science in the US)
1986 - 1993
2015 - 2016
2017 - Today