Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Wellens

Angestellt, Program Manager 5G and Industry Engagements, Prokurist der Ericsson GmbH, Ericsson Telekommunikation GmbH & Co. KG

Herzogenrath, Germany

Skills

5G
IoT
Industry 4.0
IT Operations Management
Project Office Management
International
Management
Get Results
Operations Manager
People Management
Coaching
Project Management
Leadership
Change Management
Multicultural experience
IT-Management
Service Delivery Management
Restructuring
Cost Reduction Management
Agile Methods
Lean management
Software Development
Telecommunications
ITIL V3 Service Operation
Project management office

Timeline

Professional experience for Ralf Wellens

  • Current 6 years and 8 months, since Sep 2017

    Program Manager 5G and Industry Engagements, Prokurist der Ericsson GmbH

    Ericsson Telekommunikation GmbH & Co. KG

    Interface to local partners and customers in Ericsson 5G for Europe Program, with focus on defining use case in the production and the supply line with the aim to position Ericsson’s 4G/5G and IoT Accelerator in this eco system. Pre-sales and business development engagements with potential customers and partners out of the above-mentioned segments.

  • Current 14 years and 7 months, since Oct 2009

    Head of Engineering IT Operations Central Europe, Prokurist der Ericsson GmbH

    Ericsson

    Responsible for providing test environment (TE) and R&D IT Hub Services to global customers, which are delivered by data centers in Finland, Germany, Hungary and Switzerland. Establishment of the Germany Business Near Center that offers test environment (TE) and IT services for trial, test and demo to Ericsson customers.o Implementation of Ericsson key strategies to meet the customer needs at optimal cost and to drive the integration of the different locations.

  • 5 years and 9 months, Jan 2004 - Sep 2009

    Head of Project Office

    Ericsson

    Responsible for the implementation and management of the development projects of the PDU. Main project during this period was the development and integration project BT21C for British Telecom. Budget and financial planning and follow-up for the PDU. Ramp down of the budget run rate of the PDU as preparation of the transfer for from R&D into Services.

  • 1 year, Jan 2003 - Dec 2003

    Strategic Product Manager Core Networks O&M

    Ericsson

    Harmonization of OSS interfaces of the core network nodes and development of new product ideas for the core network OSS

  • 5 years, Jan 1998 - Dec 2002

    Department Manager Mobile Internet Application Development

    Ericsson

    Responsible for the complete product life cycles from product management through development and support. Development of Ericsson WebOnAir Filter Proxy, which was presented at the CeBIT 2000 as Ericsson’s first Mobile Internet product and which was delivered to 20 customers worldwide. Establishment of the Solution Center for application development and application integration for the German market. Transfer of operations to Sweden and closure of the organization.

  • 2 years and 8 months, May 1995 - Dec 1997

    Manager OSS Design

    Ericsson

    Line manager for Telecom Management and Operations Support design. Closure and transfer of TMOS activities at the site and transfer of product development to India.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jan 1994 - Apr 1995

    Project Manager

    Ericsson

    Project for Telecom Management and Operations Support design subprojects through all project phases.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Oct 1991 - Dec 1993

    SW Developer

    Ericsson

    Software designer for TMOS Applications using C++ on Solaris platform. Team leader for the design team of 5-7 engineers

Educational background for Ralf Wellens

  • 5 years and 9 months, Oct 1985 - Jun 1991

    Elektrotechnik

    RWTH Aachen

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

Interests

Music
Sports
Photography

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