Benjamin Champagne

Angestellt, Strategy Program Manager, MX1

Munich, Germany

Skills

Internationales Projektmanagement
Sales Management
Finanzierung
Telekommunikation
RFID
Mobilfunk
Erneuerbare Energien
Solarenergie
CMS
Drupal
Webentwicklung
E-Commerce
M-Commerce
Mobile Business
Business Planning
Medien
Funktechnik
Business Development
Business Intelligence
Networking
Strategie
IT-Strategie
Bewertung von Immobilien
WLAN Solutions
Videoüberwachung
Video on Demand
Strategisches Marketing

Timeline

Professional experience for Benjamin Champagne

  • Current 8 years and 11 months, since Aug 2015

    Strategy Program Manager

    MX1
  • 4 years and 4 months, Apr 2011 - Jul 2015

    Projektleiter & Business Development Manager

    Normandy Engineering (Consulting Company)

    Project Manager & Business Development Manager, within a consulting company involved in project management for various industries ranging from cleantech to telecommunications.

  • 7 years and 7 months, Jan 2008 - Jul 2015

    Business Development & Project Manager

    TSI GMG (4th Mobile Network Operator in the French West Indies)

    TSI is a greenfield Mobile Network Operator, licensed in the French West Indies and French Guiana. Project summary: after assisting the MNO in gaining the licences, Normandy Engineering participated actively in every steps of the development, from technical engineering to financing.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jun 2012 - Jun 2013

    Project Manager (Online Strategy)

    Sapphire Beach Club West Indies

    Sapphire Beach Club is a luxury hotel facing the Caribbean Sea in Sint Maarten. Project summary: the Resort needed to improve its online strategy in order to get better direct & indirect sales. This objective was achieved through the integration of a 3rd party booking engine and a new website design, combined to various online marketing campaigns.

  • 4 years and 7 months, Nov 2008 - May 2013

    Business Development & Project Manager

    Radio des Iles (FM Radio Station in St Martin & St Barth)

    Project Management and Business Development for a customer of Normandy Engineering Project summary: after offering assistance in obtaining the broadcast licences, Normandy Engineering took care of the creation of the radio studio, the programming and the sales organization. And even a few appearances as radio personality covering economics and business news.

  • 10 months, Apr 2012 - Jan 2013

    Project Manager

    NCTV (Web TV in Nouvelle Calédonie)

    NC TV is a web tv in the French territory of New Caledonia (Southwest Pacific ocean), delivering regional news & documentaries. Project summary: The client already had the graphic standards and server specifications defined. After validating these conditions, the web page has been created using Drupal CMS and jw video player. Hosting of the web tv has been negotiated with a local web server company.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jun 2008 - Dec 2009

    Project Manager

    EDEN (Cleantech)

    EDEN is a company developing renewable energies projects (solar and wind farms). Project summary: objective was to build solar farms (from 1 MW to 4.5 MW in the French overseas territories and in Corsica. Project implied business planning, technical faisability studies, sites selection and negotiations with administrations and equity firms.

  • 7 months, Dec 2008 - Jun 2009

    Project Manager

    MBTT (Mobile Network Operator in Trinidad and Tobago)

    Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago opened an application process for domestic mobile telecommunications services concessions. Normandy Engineering prepared both a market research and a business plan, and oversaw the collection of technical specifications for the application.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Feb 2006 - Nov 2007

    Project Manager (Video On Demand)

    Sapphire Beach Club West Indies

    A resort in the Dutch West Indies (100+ rooms) served as a showcase for future development in the Caribbean. Project summary: Business planning for the business development, technical solutions studies to choose from different IP transport solutions and software vendors, sourcing.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Oct 2005 - Nov 2006

    Project Manager

    UTS NV (Mobile Network Operator in the Dutch Antilles)

    Mobile operators Merger: after gaining licenses for GSM 900 MHz frequencies in St Martin and St Barth territories, SMSBTC entered in a partnership with the Dutch side historical operator, in order to have “one island – one network”. Project summary: Integration of a new territory within the “Chippieland”, i.e. physical construction of the GSM network, negotiations with relevant administrations, adaptation from the Chippie marketing policy to the French Antillean market and commercialization.

  • 6 months, Dec 2005 - May 2006

    Project Manager (Wi-Fi Network Rollout)

    Sapphire Beach Club West Indies

    A resort in the Dutch West Indies (100+ rooms), with 3 buildings, large facilities and high-density concrete walls. Project summary: Facing the dramatic increase of Wi-Fi demand prompted CNC to develop, design and install a dependable system that can service the thousands of guests, visitors and conference goers who pass through this property annually. Staff training and end users support completed the project.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Jul 2004 - Aug 2005

    Junior Product Manager

    Unilog Avinci (now merged into CGI Group)

    Commercial strategy definition: for the software SAP Business Intelligence Product study: technical and functional characteristics Marketing plan: market research, cold calls and direct-mail campaign Client presentation: programming of demonstration prototypes

Educational background for Benjamin Champagne

  • 6 months, Jan 2004 - Jun 2004

    International Business

    Fachhochschule Pforzheim

    With the assistance of a few friends, I created an exchange program between INT Management and the Pforzheim Fachhochschule.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Sep 2002 - Sep 2005

    Strategic Management

    Telecom & Management SudParis (ex INT Institut National des Télécommunications)

    Formerly a research centre for France Telecom, and later turned into the leading institute for higher studies and research in telecommunications technology and the management of information and communications technology.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 1999 - Jun 2002

    Physics and Chemistry

    Lycée Turgot and Balzac

    Classes préparatoires scientifiques PC, lycées Turgot and Balzac, Paris, France Post High School advanced maths, physics and chemistry classes in preparation for the competitive entrance examinations to French Engineering Schools

Languages

  • French

    First language

  • Spanish

    Fluent

  • German

    Fluent

  • English

    Fluent

  • Turkish

    Basic

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