Mag. Christoph Freh

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Angestellt, Senior Product Manager Operational Excellence, bitpanda

Wien, Austria

About me

As a multi-lingual graduate from colleges of Innovation and Technology Management (2021) & Information Management (2004) with over 15+ years of work experience in the areas of international product management, technical project management (based on IPMA, PRINCE2, and agile methods like SCRUM and Kanban) and technology consulting (Service Management, System Integration, Big Data Analytics, Process Automation, and BPMN) I am looking for a challenging & inspiring position as a senior digital Product & Innovation Manager in Vienna in a dynamic, fresh and growing company.

Skills

Produktmanagement
Prozessautomatisierung
Digitale Transformation
Business Integration
Enterprise Application Integration
Durchführung von Workshops
Scrum
Enterprise Architecture Management
Product Owner
Data Virtualization
Datawarehouse Architektur
Big Data
SIAM
Big Data Analytics
Beratung
Innovationsmanagement
Agile
Agile Softwareentwicklung
Projektmanagement
Softwareentwicklung
Management
Produkt
Workshop
Kreativität
Teamfähigkeit
Kommunikationsfähigkeit
Agile Entwicklung
Business Development
Informatik
Informationstechnologie
Prozesse
Machine Learning
Product Management
Digitale Währungen
Requirements Engineering

Timeline

Professional experience for Christoph Freh

  • Current 9 months, since Dec 2021

    Senior Product Manager Operational Excellence

    bitpanda

    Providing structures today for tomorrow’s need.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Sep 2019 - Nov 2021

    Senior Product Manager & Product Owner for Process Automation

    PHACTUM Softwareentwicklung GmbH

    Senior Product Manager & Product Owner for Process Automation, Omnichannel & Process Mining Solutions * Introduction of a lean SCRUM based product development methodology for a 10+ person engineering team * Implementation of new long-term & strategic omnichannel based service product roadmap * Product development & automation of core customer service & provisioning processes * Implementation of new omnichannel service processes & product models * Establish BPMN as a common language between business &IT

  • 9 months, Jan 2019 - Sep 2019

    Senior Project Manager - Big Data & Cloud & AI

    The unbelievable Machine Company

    Sr. Project Manager - BigData & Cloud & AI * Managing complex Infrastructure projects for international clients * Planning and moderation of meetings and customer workshops * Independent project controlling & budget planning * Intensive support and consulting of our customers in close cooperation with our PMO * Managing Data Science/AI Projects within Industry 4.0 * Leading complex Application Projects based on agile methods * Creating & calculating SOWs including pricing, managing RFP & RFI processes

  • 4 months, Aug 2018 - Nov 2018

    Project Manager - Digital Transformation

    jumptomorrow gmbh

    Project Manager - Digital Transformation * Leading digital innovation & transformation projects (digital omnichannel & POS solutions) * Creating & calculating SOWs / offers (including pricing) * Product management for holistic digital ecosystems (e.g.: conception of a real estate platform; define SW-modules & licensing packages) * Reshaping of Jumptomorrow’s vision / mission & consulting methodology (digital product & service design, transformation & innovation consulting & rapid prototyping)

  • 9 months, Nov 2017 - Jul 2018

    Senior Service Solution Consultant - Service Sales & Consulting

    Dimension Data Austria GmbH

    * Requirement engineering and defining service design concepts * Creating & calculating SOWs including pricing within RFP & RFI process * Developing & adopting new “managed services modules” for Dimension Data * Driving internal/external innovation & automation topics within Dimension Data Austria & Group * Developing new consulting modules & assessments for the Austrian market (process consulting and payback models for managed services solutions)

  • 2 years and 3 months, Jul 2015 - Sep 2017

    Senior Product Management, ServiceGrid - Data & Analytics Group/Regional TAC

    Cisco Systems Austria

    * Development of new integration and data analytics service products * Defining a product roadmap based on user stories for a 15+ engineering team (Vienna & Bratislava) * Introduction of an agile and Kanban-orientated software development process * Link between internal engineering team & external suppliers * Responsible for the internal product innovation lifecycle (int. sales, support, professional & technical service) * Leading of workshops for key decision-makers (manager & CTX level)

  • 10 months, Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

    Technical Sales, Data Virtualization - Data & Analytics Group

    Cisco Systems Austria

    * Technical solution sale for Cisco data virtualization service products * Requirement engineering & implementation of pilots within the Big Data domain * Creating & calculating SOWs including pricing, leading RFP & RFI processes * Leading of workshops for key decision-makers (management & CTX level) * Link between customers and internal professional service teams

  • 1 year and 4 months, May 2013 - Aug 2014

    Senior Solution Architect, ServiceGrid - Data and Analytics Business Group

    Cisco Systems Austria

    * Requirement engineering and defining of high-level solution designs * Creating & calculating SOWs including pricing, leading RFP & RFI process * Account development for top international customers & partners * Technical consulting and training & support of global sales teams * Leading of workshops for key decision-makers (management & CTX level) * Link between customers and internal project teams (professional service) * Business development for IT service management and integration solutions

  • 2 years, May 2011 - Apr 2013

    Subject Matter Expert, ServiceGrid - SolveDirect

    SolveDirect Service Management GmbH

    * Requirement engineering and defining of high-level solution designs * Creating & calculating SOWs including pricing, leading RFP & RFI processes * Account development for top international customers & partners * Technical consulting and training & support of global sales teams * Leading of workshops for key decision-makers (management & CTX level) * Link between customers and internal project teams (professional service) * Business development for IT service management and integration solutions

  • 3 years and 5 months, Jan 2008 - May 2011

    Projektmanagement & Consulting - ServiceGrid

    SolveDirect Service Management GmbH

    * Leading international IT-projects * Configuration & implementation of SolveDirect’s service management products, system-integration, the introduction of service management and multi-partner-support-solutions)

  • 11 months, Jan 2007 - Nov 2007

    2nd Level Daten & Voice Techniker

    COLT Telekom

    * Diagnosing, investigating, and incident resolution & router (re-)configuration * Coordination of international service providers for a quick service recover * 2nd level support for elite customers (Top 100 Companies)

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jun 2005 - Jan 2007

    eGovernment Consultant

    Fabasoft AT

    • Requirement engineering, specification, implementation and testing of Fabasoft’s products • Migration of legacy solutions, 3rd party system integration into Fabasoft’s product suite • On-site-training, end-user training & documentation, preparation of these organizations for this new “electronic government processes

  • 5 months, Nov 2004 - Mar 2005

    Junior Technology Consultant

    Accelate Buisness

    • Market research, target group and competitor analysis • Online-marketing & internal consulting • Conceptual design analysis of (internal) web portals with focus on web usability

  • 5 months, Jun 2004 - Oct 2004

    Junior Technology Consultant

    GM Web Consulting

    • Technical consulting and project management for medium sized companies • Validating of offers based on costs, scope, quality and technical feasibility • Conceptual design & prototyping of technical solutions

  • 5 months, Aug 2003 - Dec 2003

    Praktikant (Intership)

    Mobilkom Austria

    • Technical project management for enterprise architecture management initiatives • Product research on domain enterprise architecture management • Conceptual design & prototyping, web- and database design

  • 2 months, Jul 2001 - Aug 2001

    Praktikant (Intership)

    Promot Automatsierungs GmbH

Educational background for Christoph Freh

  • 2 years and 5 months, Sep 2018 - Jan 2021

    Innovations- und Technologiemanagement

    FH Technikum Wien

    Schwerpunkte: Moderne managementorientierte Konzepte und Methoden (z.B. Strategisches Management, Kreativitätstechniken etc.) sowie Potenzialen, aber auch den Risiken neuer Technologien, von denen erwartet wird, dass sie die Basis zahlreicher zukünftiger Innovationen bilden werden.

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 1999 - Jun 2004

    Information & Knowledge Management

    Fachhochschule für Informationsberufe / Information and Knowledge Management

    Eisenstadt

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • Spanish

    Basic

Wants

Product Management
Projektmanagement
Innovationsmanagement
interdisziplinäres Denken
Scrum
BPMN
Prozessautomatisierung
Product Development
Agile Methods
Autonomes Fahren
IT-Beratung
Process Mining
Data Science
AI/KI
Industrie 4.0
Smart Manufactoring
Digitale Geschäftsmodellentwicklung

Interests

Sport und Technik (Kryptowährungen...)

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