Mag. Kálmán Kiss

Employee, Head of EMEA Delivery,

Wien, Austria



Professional experience for Kálmán Kiss

  • Current , since Sep 2017

    Head of EMEA Delivery

    • Responsible for on-time, on-budget delivery of European project portfolio of Swedish software developer, global market leader of streaming video apps (like Netflix/Hulu) for every platform (Android, iOS, TVs, etc.) through bespoke projects across three offices (BUD, LON and STH) • Improved portfolio margin significantly through streamlining, standardising and enforcing processes: proposal approvals; project governance, Agile methodologies, project responsibilities; project controlling… • Doubled team

  • Current , since Aug 2015

    General Manager (HU)

    • Managing one of the largest offices globally/largest EMEA developer hub (also Global hub for Android and iOS) • Significantly increased team in 2 years and extended beyond development to cover all project roles: Pre-sales, PM, BA, and QA, as well as Products, while maintaining high employee satisfaction • Responsible for running full subsidiary operations: all finance, accounting, tax, legal, vendor management and HR processes, supported by Office Administrator, and external accounting and law firms

  • Current , since Sep 2014

    Adjunct Senior Lecturer of Business Management

    Central European University

    Business Decision Making via Presentations course at CEU’s EMBA and MBA programs: teaching students how to write presentations (in reality business decision making materials (in reality structured thinking))

  • Current , since Feb 2014

    General Manager

    Kiss Fivérek Bt.

    Business Decision Making via Presentations trainings for large companies: teaching students how to write presentations (in reality business decision making materials (in reality structured thinking))

  • 1 year and 5 months, Aug 2015 - Dec 2016

    Director of Strategy and Business Control (Global)

  • 5 years and 11 months, Sep 2009 - Jul 2015

    Head of Strategic Management Department

    Erste Bank Hungary

    • Managed 7 colleagues covering the strategy, investor relations and subsidiaries • Coordinated strategy development and ran strategic projects: business development during growth, reorganisation and cost cutting during consolidation, and M&A and divestment deals • Project Manager of largest M&A deal on Hungarian banking market in 10 years • Fully reorganised subsidiary management (ownership control, performance measurement, provision of bank’s services, etc.); 16 subsidiaries with 100 mln USD revenue

  • 3 years and 6 months, Nov 2010 - Apr 2014

    Member of the Supervisory Board, Erste Pension Fund

    Erste Bank Hungary

    Responsible for strategic topics of private and voluntary pension fund

  • 1 year and 6 months, May 2008 - Oct 2009

    Project Leader

    Erste Bank Hungary

    • Developed the bank’s overall strategy and sub-strategies: private banking, innovation • Managed strategic projects: redesign of bank’s organisation, acquisition targets, cost review

  • 1 month, Dec 2007 - Dec 2007

    Project Leader

    The Boston Consulting Group

  • 2 years and 3 months, Sep 2005 - Nov 2007


    The Boston Consulting Group

    Consulting primarily in Energy: • strategy development for electricity and gas market openings for large multinational energy conglomerates • communication of developed electricity market model to political decision makers • rebranding concept development for oil and gas conglomerate • retail strategy development for large oil and gas conglomerate • Hungary's energy policy for the Ministry of Economics

  • 2 years and 11 months, Sep 2001 - Jul 2004


    The Boston Consulting Group

    Consulting mainly in Telecommunications: • 5-year strategic business plan, rebranding implementation for Hungarian mobile operator • MVNO strategy for Portuguese mobile operator • m-payment cooperation project of two mobile operators and external vendor Other: • evaluation of long-term strategy and organisational development plan for steel plant • privatisation bid for Hungarian steel plant by world’s largest steel company • repositioning strategy and business plan for a top regional business school

  • 2 years and 2 months, Jul 1999 - Aug 2001

    Head of Research (Hungary)

    The Boston Consulting Group

    • Conducted extensive research in telecommunications and financial services sectors • Managed work of one full-time and three part-time researchers

  • 5 months, Jul 1998 - Nov 1998

    Trainee, AIESEC

    Daimler AG

    Budget plan for the replacement of intra-plant transport vehicles for the years 1999-2010 at Daimler Chrysler's Commercial Vehicles factory

  • 1 month, Aug 1996 - Aug 1996


    Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern

    Corporate Consulting Department

Educational background for Kálmán Kiss

  • 11 months, Sep 2004 - Jul 2005

    INSEAD Business School

    Electives in Marketing, Social Psychology of Management and Negotiation Analysis

  • 5 months, Feb 1999 - Jun 1999

    International Business Administration

    Aalborg Universitet

    ERASMUS scholarship

  • 1 month, Aug 1997 - Aug 1997

    Marketing and Tourism Marketing

    Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

    • Sommerhochschulkurs/Summer University • Scholarship of the Austrian Ministry of Education • Best student in both specialisations

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 1994 - Jun 1999

    Economics and Business Administration

    Janus Pannonius University

    • Major: Finance (Corporate Finance and Macroeconomics) • Minor: Statistics • Executive of Foreign Affairs at the Student Union of the Faculty in 1996: maintaining connection with universities abroad; keeping students up to date on scholarships; researching new opportunities


  • English


  • German


  • Hungarian

    First language

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