Alexander Schulze


Enabler für Digitalisierung, Software/Technologie, Beratung/Konzeption/Umsetzung

Inhaber, IT-Consultant, Solutions Architect and Economist, Innotrade GmbH

Herzogenrath, Germany


Smart Solutions
Knowledge management
Artificial intelligence
Knowledge Engineering
Semantic Web
Semantic Technologies
Business Development
Requirements Engineering
Machine Learning
Big Data
Project management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Application Lifecycle Management
Product Data Management
Product Lifecycle Management
Enterprise Application Integration
Graph Database
Web applications
Software Engineering
Mobile Development
Voice Portal
Knowledge Graph


Professional experience for Alexander Schulze

  • Current 18 years and 8 months, since Dec 2003

    IT-Consultant, Solutions Architect and Economist

    Innotrade GmbH

    Manager for Knowledge and Requirements Management Solutions, Artificial Intelligence and as-a-Service Solutions, Strategy and Planning Systems for Software Automation, Big Data, Machine Learning and Process Optimization, Standard- and Custom Specific Software Development. Author, Trainer, Speaker at International Conferences.

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jun 2017 - Dec 2020

    Head of Business Development & Smart Tourism Solutions

    Innotrade Turismo GmbH

    Head of Business Development & Product Manager Smart Tourism Solutions Online Travel Portal & Internet Booking Engine solutions for the tourism industry. Smart chat bots & natural language human-machine dialogue systems, AI-based search result optimization, semantic profile & matching systems, interactive presentation systems, content management, image recognition & processing, internationalization, business analysis & development, process automation & optimization, integrations & quality assurance.

  • 3 years and 2 months, Aug 2017 - Sep 2020

    IT Consultant Semantic Technologies

    Siemens AG, Digital Industries

    Coach for the semantic standardization of the working model for MindSphere 3.0: Creation of a tool-independent knowledge database for storing, linking, querying and comparing process and working models as a basis for documentation, training, evaluation, further development, harmonization, integration and automation with the aim of improving requirements management, traceability and reporting.

  • 14 years and 6 months, Apr 2004 - Sep 2018

    IT Consultant and Software Architect


    Coaching and Implementation in the Areas of Data Warehousing and Process Automation, Middleware and Load Balancing, Real-Time Communication and Online-Collaboration Technologies, Scaling and Monitoring, Security Technologies and Single-Sign-On, Web Client and Server Technologies, Databases, Profiling and Performance Optimization in the area of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) as well as Product Data Management (PDM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) applications.

  • 5 months, Jan 2017 - May 2017

    IT Consultant (Semantic Web)

    evosoft GmbH

    Coached and implemented an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) knowledge base for the reduction of complexity and maintenance effort by a semantic harmonization of ALM solutions and variants. Provided tools, proved effectiveness by metrics and KPIs. Analyzed similarities and distances, established terms and synonyms and a platform independent ALM reference model. Used Enapso Dash and semantic Web technologies for traceability and predictive impact and risk analysis, data synchronization and reporting.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

    Mentor, IT-Consultant, Executive IT-Coach

    University of Informatics Sciences of Cuba (UCI)

    Lectures and trainings, mentor for 20 students. Specification of thesis topics, coding standards and user interfaces, documentation standards and quality assurance processes. Supervisor for the entire software life cycle and the thesis implementations, from requirements and specification via implementation and documentation up to automated tests and deployment. Assistance in publications, review and evaluation of the thesis.

  • 8 months, May 2008 - Dec 2008

    Autor Buch "Rich Internet Applikationen - Best Practices"

    Innotrade GmbH

    Book (580 pages): More and more developers have to deal with web applications. The book shows you how to create secure and performant crossbrowser-compatible Rich Internet Applications (RIA) for the Web 2.0. Learn how a complete RIA framework is constructed. The included framework can be used immediately for your own applications. ISBN 978-3-86802-000-7 entwickler press (Verlag), 2008

  • 10 months, Mar 2004 - Dec 2004

    IT Consultant, Software Development

    TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG

    Maintenance and migration project of custom specific ERP software "Trumpf TMSA" to SAP. Production Planning, Accounting, Work Time Recording, Production Data Capture. Source code and data model reverse engineering, documentation of Btrieve database, created backup and recovery tools in Borland Pascal and Delphi, administration and user guides, provided remote support and maintenance, set up and adjusted reports, created and documented export interfaces for migration to central SAP solution.

  • 6 months, Aug 2003 - Jan 2004

    IT Consultant, Software Architect & Developer

    HEAD acoustics GmbH

    Responsible for the conception and development of a software remote control application for HEAD acoustics' recording and playback devices based on Microsoft Pocket-PC, for the "HEAD Wireless Terminal", a Windows CE based application for Web-Pads to automate and monitor Remote Desktop Applications as well as for the "Launcher", a Windows CE application to ensure automated application restarts even after cold boot and battery exchange based on Flash-Memory.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jun 2001 - Jun 2003

    Software Architect/Developer and Sales POS & ERP Systems

    Kassen Peters GmbH, Casio Europe GmbH

    Responsible for the conception and development of integrated POS/ERP solutions for the gastronomie and retail sector (partly in cooperation with Casio Europe GmbH), integration of payment systems, point-of-sale hardware for inventory and order systems, for personnel identification and customer interaction; time registration, payroll accounting, customer management and reporting. Established products: innoCash Gastro1, innoCash Retail und innoStore

  • 6 years and 5 months, Jan 1995 - May 2001

    Software Architect & Developer for Construction Engineering

    Schlösser & Jasper Software GmbH

    Projects: 1998-2001 "BKI Kostenplaner" (Baukosteninformationszentrum Deutscher Architektenkammern) 1998 "Zinsen & Tilgung" (Interests and Amortisation) 1996-1997 "BTK" (Spezialprogramm "Gebäudeschäden" für Würtembergische Versicherung) 1995-1996 "BTK" (Kostenermittlung mit Bauteilen)

  • 1 year and 8 months, Oct 1992 - May 1994

    Product Manager FDDI and Sales SPARC Workstations

    Dressler Computer Technologie GmbH & Co.

    Responsible for Fibre Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) products, SPARC Workstations and the GIGAmachine (SPARC cluster), market and competitor analysis, product placement, customer acquisition and project calculation, support, trainings, fairs, documentation as well as press releases and advertising strategies

  • 8 months, Nov 1988 - Jun 1989

    Author Book: "Systemnahe Programmierung in Turbo Pascal unter MS-DOS"

    Verlag Heinz Heise GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover

    Book (332 Pages): Table of contents: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek: ISBN: 3-88229-103

Educational background for Alexander Schulze

  • 3 years and 2 months, Jul 1989 - Aug 1992


    Profi-Partner GmbH für Kommunikations- und Datensysteme

    3 year apprenticeship at Profi-Partner GmbH für Kommunikations- und Datensysteme, Stolberg, NRW, Germany. Development of Interactive Videotex Services for Stock Exchange Trading, Online Banking and Logistics.

  • 9 years and 1 month, Jul 1978 - Jul 1987

    Education Science, Chemistry, German, Computer Science

    Gymnasium Borghorst

    High-School Graduation, "Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife, first graduate in informatics at this high school.


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish



IT Projects
Strategic Partnership
Sales & Marketing
Research and development
Articifical Intelligence
Knowledge Management
Human Machine Interface
Natural Language Processing
3D rendering
GPU Programming


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