Hajo Deeg

Selbstständig, Managing Director + Founder, Independent Contractor, Litehouse Tech Consulting

Ingolstadt, Germany

Skills

Leadership
Agile Leadership
Agile Mindset
Change Management
Transformation
Retail
IT Management
Project Management
Program Management
Enterprise Architecture
Software Engineering
Scrum
DevOps
International Experience
Product Organization
Digital
Omnichannel
E-Business
Strategy
Details
Out-of-the-Box
Unconventional
Pragmatic
People
Learning
Mindfulness

Timeline

Professional experience for Hajo Deeg

  • Current 6 months, since Nov 2023

    Managing Director + Founder, Independent Contractor

    Litehouse Tech Consulting

  • 4 years and 7 months, May 2019 - Nov 2023

    Geschäftsführer Agile Delivery & Country Activation

    Schwarz IT KG

    - Transition of IT of Lidl Digital as BC Digital into newly formed global Schwarz IT KG. - Program management of International platform rollout. - Change and communication management. - Product and chapter transformation. - Build-up of newly formed agile coaching chapter.

  • 4 years and 10 months, Feb 2019 - Nov 2023

    Geschäftsführer Delivery Management & Country Activation

    Lidl Digital International GmbH & Co. KG

    - Program management of International platform rollout. - Product transformation.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2018 - Jan 2019

    VP Technology & Transformation

    MediaMarktSaturn Technology

    in times of universal change of the MMS business model & the technology / IT delivery model: - ad-interim chapter lead of Agile Coaching (~70 Agile Coaches); building up the agile practice of MMS. - transformation lead in the MMS technology transformation; initializing & coaching ~100 new product teams. - technical program manager of the Supply Chain Excellence program; centralizing the supply chain processes of MMS in an MVP approach with SAP S4/HANA & transforming the project into an agile program.

  • 1 year, Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

    VP Business Technology

    Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH

    - rejoining the Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH in preparation for the upcoming technology transformation. - integrating the technology responsibility for mergers and acquisitions back into the core corporate IT. - taking over the technical responsibility for the just-starting supply chain transformation of MediaMarktSaturn. - supporting the just-starting technology transformation in the architecture stream (defining the future technology target architecture of the group).

  • 2 years, Jan 2015 - Dec 2016

    VP/CTO Electronics Online Group

    Media-Saturn Holding GmbH

    - by request of the MMS board, joining the Electronics Online Group as CTO. - mergers & acquisitions of companies with a digital business model to contribute to the core MMS business model. - supporting startups in the MMS-sponsored incubation period. - building up and maintaining a digital commerce platform for rapid innovation of online business models. - leading and finally integrating the IT and the business model of redcoon, one of MMS's larger acquisitions.

  • 6 months, Jul 2014 - Dec 2014

    Managing Director

    Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH

    - re-joining the board of the Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH. - building up the IT innovation delivery unit.

  • 2 years, Jan 2013 - Dec 2014

    CTO

    Media-Saturn E-Business Concepts & Services GmbH

    - optimizing & simplifying the existing complex multichannel platform by evaluating, selecting and implementing various new components in a business program. - transforming the organization into agile software development (professional requirements engineering, SCRUM, SCRUM of SCRUM, etc.). - international relaunch of the Media-Markt & Saturn multichannel websites, based on a new and modern responsive design. - in the end, re-integrating the separate online IT department into the corporate IT.

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jul 2009 - Dec 2012

    VP/CTO Information Technology / Information Management (ITIM)

    Media-Markt China (Shanghai / PRC)

    - defining, implementing, launching & further developing a complete “green field” approach to a modern, low cost simplified IT, designed to be scalable to 300+ stores in 3 years in China. - executed the project in a completely agile approach, with 15 SCRUM teams, SCRUM of SCRUM and extremely tight business collaboration. - successful opening the first store in Shanghai after 9 months of project time. - multichannel e-commerce business in Shanghai one year later. - multichannel loyalty / CRM program.

  • 3 years, Jan 2007 - Dec 2009

    VP Technical Innovation

    Media-Saturn Holding GmbH

    - in parallel to the responsibility as managing director of the Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH. - driving technical innovations for the group and furthering an innovative mindset. - leading a small team of engineers in performing MVP implementations of potentially enabling new technologies.

  • 5 years, Jan 2005 - Dec 2009

    Managing Director

    Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH

    - serving as managing director responsible for services & operations. - later also responsible for cross-functional topics (eg. IT sourcing, IT controlling, IT human resource development, international coordination of IT activities in collaboration with the local IT managers in 14 countries, etc.). - further international expansion & further growth. - several reorganizations & transformations.

  • 4 years, Jan 2001 - Dec 2004

    Managing Director

    Media-Saturn GFI / Media-Saturn Systemzentrale (MSS)

    - first together with one colleague, later alone responsible for the corporate IT. - further international expansion of the group. - due to further growth, various reorganizations & transformations. - rolling out various key technologies (eg. data warehouse, corporate network, e-mail, intranet, VoIP, ERP 2.0 etc.) still in production today.

  • 2 years, Jan 1999 - Dec 2000

    Division Manager IT

    Media-Saturn GFI

    - responsible for systems management, helpdesk, support, development & IT expansion. - defining a new client-server target architecture to replace the old host-based IT. - unifying the IT of Saturn and Media-Markt into one future client-server-based architecture. - introducing a new PC-technology-based cash register system. - rolling out the new systems to 100+ Media-Markt and Saturn stores. - introducing a modern IT organizational structure. - managing the year 2000 project.

  • 2 years, Jan 1997 - Dec 1998

    Department Manager EDP

    Saturn Headquarter Ingolstadt

    - performing systems management & development of EDP systems. - leading 10 computer engineers. - completely re-implementing the Saturn ERP system on a massively parallel host-based client-server architecture (Tandem Computers). - introducing and optimizing structured IT processes.

  • 2 years, Jan 1995 - Dec 1996

    Systems Manager EDP

    Saturn Headquarter Ingolstadt

    - switch to Saturn headquarter requested by Saturn CFO. - directly reporting to Saturn CFO. - taking over the IT management from a 3rd party and building up an internal IT department for future expansion of Saturn.

  • 2 years, Jan 1993 - Dec 1994

    Assistant of Commercial Managing Director

    Saturn Munich

    - after turn-around of computer sales department, switched to global admin function. - leading 8 admin-related employees. - executing various projects in HR, Controlling, Logistics, Service, Cash Registers, Organization & IT. - switch motivated by gaining insights in all other aspects of business management of a brick & mortar retail company.

  • 2 years, Jan 1991 - Dec 1992

    Department Manager Sales

    Saturn Munich

    - responsible for Computer & Office Communications sales department. - leading 10 sales consultants. - in parallel, responsible for operating the host-based internal IT system of Saturn Munich. - succeeded in turn-around of unsuccessful sales department. - completely aborted Chemistry as a future job target, in favor of more practical job experience in retail.

  • 3 years, Jan 1988 - Dec 1990

    Computer Sales Consultant

    Saturn Munich

    - working as part-time sales consultant in Computer & Office Communications department. - motivated by raising money for upcoming study of Chemistry.

  • 3 years, Jan 1985 - Dec 1987

    Freelance Computer Games Developer

    Freelance

    - completing several computer games projects on Commodore C64 and Amiga platforms.

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

Interests

Fantasy & Science Fiction
Technology
Impact of Technology on Society
World Systems
Foreign Cultures
Travelling
Sailing
E-Mobility
Camping & Mobile & Tiny Homes
Software Engineering
Medieval Times & Events
Role Playing Games

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