Michael Stephan


Employee, Associate Director, Enterprise Software & Cloud, The Boston Consulting Group

Vienna, Austria


IT Strategy
IT Architecture
Service Oriented Architecture
Agile (SCRUM)


Professional experience for Michael Stephan

  • Current 1 year and 1 month, since Sep 2020

    Associate Director, Enterprise Software & Cloud

    The Boston Consulting Group

  • Current 4 years and 8 months, since Feb 2017

    Chief Product owner and delivery lead


    * Establish a successful delivery team spanning 30 people to deliver a sophisticated cloud solution leveraged by SAP directly but which also becomes a dedicated product in the future (further details cannot be exposed). The delivery team is part of a bigger initiative consisting of 100+ people distributed around the globe. * Provide technical, functional and project management consulting activities to initiative owners to guarantee successful project delivery.

  • Current 6 years and 11 months, since Nov 2014

    Lead Cloud Architect


    * Establish and lead architecture team for hybris micro-service based cloud offering known as hybris as a service - Technologies: > IaaS: openstack, amazon web services > Paas: cloud foundry > many more technologies, e.g. clojure, docker, elastic search, ... - Responsibilities: > Driving technology strategy, architecture vision, and create architecture blueprints > Collecting, generating, analyzing, and communicating innovative ideas and technologies that are applicable across the enterprise > etc.

  • 2 years, Sep 2018 - Aug 2020

    Head of SAP Digital Platform


    Leadership for Architecture, Product Management, Development & Web Content Management with a team of 80+ people (matrix organization & external vendors) incl. respective budget responsibility. Run and Build responsibility for 3 different Platforms: Reseller Store based on SAP ByDesign technology (store.sap.com), Direct Sales Store based on Hybris Commerce technology (sapstore.com) and SAP Eco System offerings based on AppDirect technology (sappappcenter.com)

  • 1 year and 8 months, Mar 2013 - Oct 2014

    IT Consultant

    hybris software - an SAP company

    * Support (mostly) European customers with delivering and maintaining their hybris based e-commerce solutions - Responsibilities: integration of e-commerce stack into existing enterprise architecture (e.g. SAP landscape), function/ technical design of back-office and web technology stack, coaching project management during delivery phase, verification of implementation partners’ deliverables quality, etc. * Support in-house sales department during sales cycle with functional and technical expertise

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jul 2011 - Feb 2013

    Data Architect of EDsa Group

    European Directories

    Roles: Group data architect (current): consult projects spread across Europe (e.g. group wide data structure, data inventory, data storage, etc.), reporting to group CTO | Team lead (5 team members): delivery of yellow pages directories web application platform | Team lead (10 team members): introduction of an event driven SOA architecture into the pan European organization with multiple OpCos

  • 3 years and 8 months, Nov 2007 - Jun 2011

    IT Consultant

    Accenture GmbH

    Roles: Team lead and IT Architect at European-wide Bank Institution in Frankfurt/ Bratislava, Team lead (4 team members): web application development | Team member: creation/ extension of SOA integration infrastructure | Business Analyst/ Test Assistant at retail company in Ingolstadt, Team member: extension of existing inventory control system | Team member: client test lead support | IT architect in Accenture sales processes

  • 4 months, Jul 2005 - Oct 2005

    Software Engineer

    OCILION - Vision of Choice -

    Software development in the field of: C/C++ application development, IP TV software solutions, Linux based environment

  • 4 months, Jul 2004 - Oct 2004

    Software Engineer


    Software Development in the field of: C/C++ library development, Web development

  • 4 months, Jul 2003 - Oct 2003

    Clerical Assistant – Project Outsourcing

    FACC AG/ BHA - Boeing Hexcel Avic1

    Support outsourcing project in China: Assistance during Boeing PPV certification, Workmen education

Educational background for Michael Stephan

  • 2001 - 2007

    IT - Distributed Systems, IT Security, Project Management

    Technical University of Vienna


  • English


  • German

    First language


IT Strategy
IT Architecture
Service Oriented Architecture
Agile (SCRUM)

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