Senior Web Developer and Project Leader
at the moment
Conception, project lead, "hands on" development, and optimization of a portal. Includes self dependent programming of frontend, API and CRM connectivity with the goal to create added values for customers.
Senior Web Developer and eCommerce Expert
Large Media Enterprise
2011 until 2016
Project lead and "hands on" development of online shops, ecommerce, and conversion optimization subjects at Valentins GmbH (100% owned by Burda Digital). Development of frontends and backends of at least five online shops including
well-known brands such as Lidl and REWE. Improvements of conversion rates and self dependent implementation of different IT projects.
Web Developer and Founder
Startup (VC financed)
2004 until 2010
Founding and building of the information provider Emporis in Germany. Expansion of the own position as global market leader for
information on major construction projects. Attraction of a multi million VC funding by KfW-Bankengruppe and Neuhaus Partners.
Later successful sale of the company (exit 2010).
Concepter, Programmer, and Head of Media Agency
1998 until 2003
Founding and building of the media agency Startconcept GmbH in Germany.
Realization of web sites, print projects, and applications on CD-ROM.
Design and execution of exhibitions, books and print publications, and media services for companies.
Conception, graphics design, and programming of websites. Project realization for well-know banks and
involvement in the creation of annual reports.
Programmer and Consultant
IT Consulting Office
Conception and programming of webpages and databases. Service duties for banks for HP/Sun/Oracle solutions.
Publications and Interviews
Several publications and interviews in newspapers and on TV, publication of a real estate pocket book in bestseller run.
Additionally, I am the author of the German publication Skyline Atlas.
Thanks to my extensive experiences I am advising the management of several web technology companies both in Germany and the United States as part of their advisory boards.
Knowledges and Education
It has been a long time since then.
FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economy & Management Essen
Machine Building and English
Technical college diploma