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Alexander Loth

Employee, Executive Advisor, Digital Strategy, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH

Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Frankfurt a.M., Germany

About Me

Alexander Loth ist Digital Strategist mit einem Hintergrund in der datenintensiven Kernforschung. Seit mehr als 12 Jahren berät er viele große Unternehmen bei ihrer Transformation zu digitalen Organisationen. Seit 2019 ist er bei Microsoft als Executive Advisor tätig. Alexander Loth hat einen MBA von der Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, wo er auch als Dozent für das Thema Digital Society tätig ist. Vor seiner Tätigkeit bei Microsoft arbeitete er für Tableau, für Capgemini, für SAP und am CERN. Seine Forschung konzentrierte sich auf Algorithmen für maschinelles Lernen für die geo-verteilte Big-Data-Verarbeitung im Petabyte-Bereich. Als Mitbegründer der Fintech-Beratungsunternehmens Futura Analytics hat Alexander Loth ausgiebig über Themen wie digitale Transformation, künstliche Intelligenz, Blockchain und Business Analytics geschrieben und gesprochen. Alexander Loth ist der Autor der Bücher Decisively Digital, Visual Analytics with Tableau und Datenvisualisierung mit Tableau.

Skills

Management
Emerging Markets
Business Intelligence
Intercultural Communication
Business Strategy
Distributed Systems
Java
PL/SQL
Oracle
Databases
C++
Python
Business Development
Outsourcing
Big Data
SAP R/3
SAP Netweaver
ABAP
Pre-Sales
Predictive Analytics
Project Management
Asia
Tableau
R
Leadership
Public Speaking
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency

Timeline

Professional experience for Alexander Loth

  • Current 1 year and 11 months, since Aug 2019

    Executive Advisor, Digital Strategy

    Microsoft Deutschland GmbH

    - CDO / CIO advisory. - Helping companies leverage an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge infused with artificial intelligence. - Empowering every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

  • Current 2 years and 8 months, since Nov 2018

    Lecturer

    Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

    - Teaching at the Executive MBA Programme.

  • Current 4 years and 11 months, since Aug 2016

    Co-founder

    Futura Analytics

    - Fin-tech advisory. - APIs and consulting for crypto assets & blockchain operations.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Mar 2017 - Jul 2019

    Enterprise Sales Consultant, DACH & Eastern Europe

    Tableau Deutschland GmbH

    - Evangelizing software solutions to customers (executives and C-level), partners and internal stakeholders. - Driving customer success, sales methodology and sales success for exceptional quarterly and annual sales achievement. - Covering Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Eastern Europe and CIS. - Thought leader for digital strategy, guiding organizations to evolve their data-driven culture. - Author of the published book Visual Analytics with Tableau, a hands-on approach for business professionals.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Oct 2015 - Feb 2017

    Sales Consultant, DACH

    Tableau Deutschland GmbH

    - Helping people see and understand their data, and to do Advanced Analytics with R and Python. - Developed a strategy to address the finance sector (incl. landing pages, email campaign, content). - Talked in front of various audiences, such as Informatica Financial Services Day, Tableau Conferences… - Working with partners (incl. partner enablement training and data science sessions).

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jul 2014 - Sep 2015

    Managing Consultant

    Capgemini

    - Managed a team of 12 reports. - Led digitalization and transformation projects for large corporations with teams of up to 40.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

    Senior Consultant

    Capgemini

    - Blockchain practice lead (EMEA-wide).

  • 3 years and 5 months, Mar 2009 - Jul 2012

    Data Scientist

    CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research

    Data Scientist, Analyst, Software Engineer, R&D on caching technologies, in-memory databases and SSDs for large-scale data applications

  • 1 year, Mar 2008 - Feb 2009

    Software Engineer (Student)

    SAP AG

    Implementation of new features for an application for report generation - Driving Java single-user and multi-user performance measurements and analysis based on LoadRunner - Design and development of a web user interface for SAP ARIES

  • 7 months, Aug 2007 - Feb 2008

    Product Manager (Intern)

    SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

    - Developing applications for BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices for end user interactions - Performance analysis comparing SAP MaxDB and MS SQL Server for SAP NetWeaver Mobile Client - Getting to know SAPphone infrastructure for integrating SAP NetWeaver Mobile Server with mobile phones through SMS

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jan 2004 - Jul 2007

    Product Manager (Student)

    Nero AG

    - Presentation of new product features for partner and sales enablement - Feature evaluation for upcoming products - Promoted brand new products at CeBIT and IFA, the world's largest Consumer Electronics trade fair - Project management for application testing; development of sophisticated quality assurance scenarios

Educational background for Alexander Loth

  • 2015 - 2015

    Data Science

    The Johns Hopkins University

    Exploratory Data Analysis, Statistical Inference, Regression Models, Practical Machine Learning, Developing Data Products

  • 2014 - 2014

    Executive MBA Exchange Student

    China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

    General Management, Emerging Financial Markets

  • 1 year and 6 months, Sep 2013 - Feb 2015

    Executive MBA

    Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

    General Management and Entrepreneurship

  • 2010 - 2010

    CERN School of Computing

    Brunel University London

    Big Data Analytics, Scientific Computing and Data Management

  • 2010 - 2012

    Computer Science

    University of the West of England

    Software Engineering Concepts, Software Groupwork Development, Research

  • 2005 - 2009

    Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (M.Sc. in Business Information Systems)

    Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

    mit Spezialisierung in Intercultural Management, sowie Finanzen und Rechnungswesen

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Intermediate

Interests

Familie
Fotographie
Fitness
Tauchen
Reisen
Asien

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