Ralf E. Kittlaus

Freiberuflich, Head of Finance & Business Development, Adaptive Balancing Power GmbH

Bonn, Germany


Sales Excellence
Sales Performance Management
Digital Logistics
Digital Business
Unternehmensberatung & -entwicklung
Internet of Things
Innovationen im Kundendialog


Professional experience for Ralf E. Kittlaus

  • Current 4 months, since Jun 2023

    Head of Finance & Business Development

    Adaptive Balancing Power GmbH

  • Current 2 years and 9 months, since Jan 2021

    Managing Partner

    HyLogistics | Ralf E. Kittlaus & Partners

    Development of and consulting on conceptual approaches with regards to hydrogen as an energy carrier for transport and logistics and on-site production of hydrogen. Development of a conceptual blueprint and business model for a H2-suburban logistic infrastructure, in which the entire value chain – generation to use of 200 commercial vehicles – is implemented under real conditions and coupled with artifical intelligence.

  • Current 4 years, since Oct 2019

    Managing Partner

    eMOBILITY CONSULT | Ralf E. Kittlaus & Partners

    Founding and establishment of a consulting company for partnerships, networks, sales and business development, in the field of Battery Electric Commercial Vehicles as well as Fuel Cell Electric Commercial Vehicles. Combined with a strong focus on green and sustainable transportation and logistics.

  • 9 months, Sep 2022 - May 2023

    Director Business Development (Digital)


  • 1 year and 5 months, Mar 2021 - Jul 2022

    Senior Advisor Business Development


    Business development and Sales for Quantron, a system provider of clean battery and hydrogen-powered e-mobility for commercial vehicles such as vans, trucks and buses. Establishment of a partner and dealer network in the field of solutions for green and sustainable transportation. Ensuring excellence in Key-Account-Management. Sales performance management, e.g. usage of tools for controlling and reporting such as Salesforce. Interim Management Head of Sales on demand.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Mar 2020 - Nov 2021

    Vice President Sales & Strategic Commercial Fleet Partners

    UZE Mobility GmbH

    Sales & Strategic Partner Management for UZE, an online advertising platform with focus on trucks and commercial vehicles and smart cities, aiming at leading the future with smart datafication and enabling additional profits with Mobility Digital-out-of-Home solutions. Establishment and management of a sales and service structure with focus on key accounts, media agencies, sales and service partners, freight forwarders and fleet operators. Customizing of Salesforce and Looker as KPI-tools.

  • 5 months, Oct 2019 - Feb 2020

    Teamlead Key-Account-Management

    Siemens Digital Logistics

    Sales for Siemens Digital Logistics, a new digital business unit formed by Siemens Logistics with the objective to optimize logistic processes through digital analysis and software solutions and thus to make them more efficient. Part of a newly created sales organization with the goal of building a larger sales team and leading it as Head of Key-Account-Management, which ultimately could not be realized in a timely manner due to the adjusted strategy and budget planning.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Mar 2018 - Sep 2019

    Director Sales - Head of Sales Germany & Head of Global Account Management DHL

    StreetScooter GmbH

    Sales lead for StreetScooter, the first vehicle manufacturer for pure battery light commercial vehicles with a strong focus on last-mile-logistics. Establishment and management of the sales department in Germany and achieving first milestones in European internationalization, with four sales channels and a dedicated project management team. Sales via dealers, bodybuilders and key-account-management. Establishment of a separate global-account-house to Deutsche Post DHL Group.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Oct 2016 - Feb 2018

    Co-Founder & Managing Director

    Inbound Heroes UG

    Development and deployment of inbound marketing platforms with the technical approach InsurTech/AdvisorTech and tailored for the insurance industry and in support of direct sales via agencies. Consulting company for digital solutions as sales support of direct sales for insurance agencies.

  • 4 years and 6 months, Apr 2012 - Sep 2016

    Key Account Manager / Senior Expert

    Deutsche Post & DHL

    Key Account Management for top accounts of Deutsche Post AG. Member of the founding team and development of the Task Force Sales E-POST with technical leadership of projects in the field of Business-Process-Outsourcing/Outtasking. Building partnerships and develop scalable solutions with software- and digitalization-partners. Training of area sales manager on E-POST solutions, with focus on inbound and outbound digitization.

  • 7 years and 3 months, Jan 2005 - Mar 2012

    Founder & Managing Director

    GEST - Business Travel Management & Event Services

    Exclusive travel & tour management for embassies, consulates, international organizations, ministries and authorities, corporations as well as top executives. Furthermore, Product Placement and Guerilla Marketing Campaigns. Examples: Royal houses and Embassies of Qatar and United Arab Emirates; Embassy USA; Embassy Canada; BMZ – Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development; International Paralympic Committee; Toyota Group; Nissan Europe; Volvo Cars (IAA & Geneva International Motor Show); etc.

  • 4 years, Jan 2001 - Dec 2004

    Event Manager

    Ketchum GmbH

    Member of the project organzation and realization team of national and international top events like Roadshows, Top-Executive-Meetings, Brand Staging, Luxury Marketing Events, Incentives and Shareholder Meeetings for Jaguar, Hugo Boss, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Mercedes Benz, Jordan Formula 1 and other great companies and brands.

Educational background for Ralf E. Kittlaus

  • 3 years and 10 months, Apr 2017 - Jan 2021

    M.Sc. in Information Systems | Masterstudiengang Wirtschaftsinformatik

    Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

  • 5 years, Apr 2004 - Mar 2009

    Diplom-Kaufmann | Diplomstudiengang Wirtschaftswissenschaften

    Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, University of Applied Sciences


  • German

    First language

  • English


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