Dr. Bjorn Tuft


is available. ✅

Freiberuflich, Managing Director / Senior Consultant, Arkes SAS

Europe, France


International business
Business Development
Business Strategy
Sales and Marketing
Enterprise architecture
Project Management
Managing a team
Big Data
Data Management
Information management
Information technology
Integration Archiecture
Application Portfolio Management
IT Strategy


Professional experience for Bjorn Tuft

  • Current 5 years and 11 months, since Aug 2016

    Managing Director / Senior Consultant

    Arkes SAS

    Lead enterprise architect and information management architect and project manager

  • 5 years and 4 months, Apr 2011 - Jul 2016

    Leadership Partner


    Gartner Leadership Partner - Trusted advisors to IT executives from Global 2000 organizations and large government agencies who report directly to the CIO. The role of the Leadership Partner is to coach and critique strategies, guide clients in building their organizations, assist them in developing IT strategy, establishing priorities and planning for implementation around key IT initiatives.

  • 7 years and 4 months, Jan 2004 - Apr 2011

    Managing Director / Senior Consultant


    Consultant, advisor and coach to IT executives. Enterprise architect and project manager for large and complex projects.

  • 4 years and 9 months, May 1999 - Jan 2004

    Vice President International

    META Group

    Coaching of executives and senior managers in Enterprise Architecture and Information Management

  • 1 year and 2 months, Mar 1998 - Apr 1999

    Enterprise Systems Manager


    Establish Dell Computer as a Enterprise System Provider

  • 2 years, Apr 1996 - Mar 1998

    Business Development Manager


    Responsible for the introduction and development of corporate networks consulting practices EMEA

  • 8 years, Apr 1988 - Mar 1996

    Business Manager Software and Infrastructure

    Digital Equipment

    Business Manager for Software for Distributed Computer and Infrastructure Products.

  • 5 years and 1 month, Mar 1983 - Mar 1988

    Business Development Managaer

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Responsible for sales of networking products and services EMEA

  • 3 years and 1 month, Feb 1980 - Feb 1983

    Export Sales Manager


    Export manager responsible for sales in South & Central America and non-French speaking Africa. Part of Rhone Poulenc

Educational background for Bjorn Tuft

  • 3 years and 6 months, Aug 1976 - Jan 1980

    Political Sciences / Administrative Sciences

    Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris

    Cybernetics, Complexity Science, Organisational Designs and Change Management, Semi-Autonomous Work-groups,

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jul 1975 - Jul 1976

    Political Science

    Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris

    Political ecosystems and authoritarian regimes, political philosophy

  • 5 months, Jan 1973 - May 1973

    French Literature, Philosophy, Poetry

    University of Bourgogne

    French Literature, Philosophy, Poetry

  • 4 years, Aug 1971 - Jul 1975

    Economic Sciences and Management

    University of St. Gallen

    Business Management and Organisational Science. Macro-economics and economic development

  • 6 months, Feb 1971 - Jul 1971

    Business Administration

    University of Mannheim

    Business Management

  • 1 year, Aug 1969 - Jul 1970

    Business Administration

    University of Delaware – Wilmington

    Business Administration, Physics and Nuclear Physics


  • German

    First language

  • Norwegian

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • French

    First language

  • Italian


  • Spanish



Consulting Engagements
Project management
Data Hub Projects
Interim Management
Enterprise architecture
Information management
Outsourcing Solutions
Business IT-Alignment

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