Dominik Jessen


Angestellt, Product Manager, Uni-Life

Bis 2020, Management of Innovation, Rotterdam School of Management

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Product Management
Product Strategy
Business Models
User Experience Design
Usability Testing
IT Project Management
Digital Business
Software Development
Software Testing
Adobe XD
UI Design
Product Roadmap
Product Vision
Google Analytics
User Research
Business strategy


Professional experience for Dominik Jessen

  • Current 2 years and 10 months, since Nov 2019

    Product Manager


    Uni-Life is the campus community tool for universities looking to give their students the best possible student experience. Help your students make the best out of the most exciting time of their life - their student life. Uni-Life offers universities a way to understand the social side of studying, by offering a one-stop-shop for campus events, interest analytics to know what gets students going, and a way to monitor and steer student engagement. Want to know more? Email me at

  • 5 months, Mar 2019 - Jul 2019

    Product Manager (Intern)

    Celonis SE

    Product lead of an RPA product; fully owned the product vision, strategy and roadmap. One of my core responsibilities was empowering my team of engineers and designers to do their best work through different means (e.g. user story creation, requirement refinement, mockup creation). Another key task in my role was to meet with various internal and external stakeholders to figure out what my team needed to build and why we needed to build it.

  • 3 months, Mar 2018 - May 2018

    Research Assistant

    Lund University

    - Researched digital business models and business model strategies across 18 different industries - Created 20 case studies focusing on how different companies use developers and platform strategies to extend their business models - Companies studied include startups like DJI or Stripe as well as big companies like Apple or John Deere

  • 11 months, Sep 2016 - Jul 2017

    Software Engineer

    sovanta AG

    Developed software using AngularJS Created implementation concepts with external project team to align frontend and backend Collaborated with engineers and product owners to integrate new features, discuss user feedback, and plan product roadmap Assisted project manager with sprint planning, work package creation, and effort scoping Assisted designers with UI/UX design to align technical implementation with user requirements Improved code quality by lowering technical debt from 16 to 2 days

  • 2 months, Jul 2016 - Aug 2016

    Software Developer (Intern)

    sovanta AG

    Part of an agile team developing a workflow application for the procurement department of a global company Learned Javascript and AngularJS within 1 month, delivering over 50 commits during the internship Created parts of the software by myself as well as in cooperation with other engineers Assisted the project manager with feature testing and backlog grooming in JIRA

  • 4 years and 1 month, Aug 2010 - Aug 2014

    Software Tester

    Inpro-Soft GmbH

    During my time at Inpro-Soft, I was responsible for testing newly developed features for an ERP system. I was tasked with finding any bugs or inconsistencies in new versions and communicate them back to the developers to ensure optimal software quality on release. Additionally, I authored large parts of the online documentation of the software and created tutorial videos for various functions of the ERP system.

Educational background for Dominik Jessen

  • 1 year and 1 month, Aug 2019 - Aug 2020

    Management of Innovation

    Rotterdam School of Management

    Thesis focus on how personality affects the efficacy of Design Thinking.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Aug 2017 - Jan 2019


    Lund University

    Semester abroad in Lund, Sweden at the Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM).

  • 3 years and 4 months, Sep 2015 - Dec 2018

    Business informatics

    Universität Mannheim

    Thesis: Usability Evaluation of a Gaze-based Interaction Method for Smartphones


  • German

    First language

  • English

    First language



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