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Sebastian Hof

Angestellt, Senior Digital Strategist - New Business Models and Innovation, Villeroy & Boch AG

Saarbrücken, Deutschland

Skills

Corporate Venturing
Digital strategy
Digital Business Models
Venture Architect
Start-ups
Investor Relations Management
Business Development
Online Marketing
Produktmanagement
Projektmanagement
SEM
Social Media Marketing
Softwareentwicklung
Mobile App Entwicklung
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Informationssysteme
Softwarearchitekturen
Datenbanken
UX/UI Design
Unternehmensführung
Content Management Systeme
Process Performance Management
IT-Security
Referenzmodellierung
Semantic Web
Information Retrieval
Collaborative Business Process Management
Controlling
iOS Development
Kommunikationsdesign
Modellierungstechnik
Search Engine Advertising
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Online-Shops
Investment management
Venture Capital Management
Strategie

Timeline

Professional experience for Sebastian Hof

  • Current 6 months, since Jan 2021

    Head of Brand Licensing

    Villeroy & Boch AG

    Responsible for the brand licensing business of Villeroy & Boch with focus on eCommerce and global expansion.

  • Current 2 years and 3 months, since Apr 2019

    Managing Director

    Villeroy & Boch Ventures GmbH

    Villeroy & Boch Ventures GmbH, founded as part of the Corporate Venture Branch, is the company builder of Villeroy & Boch AG. It is responsible for the operational execution of new digital business models by leveraging lean startup methodologies. In my role as Managing Director I am responsible for the successful development of the subsidiary of Villeroy & Boch AG.

  • Current 3 years and 3 months, since Apr 2018

    Senior Digital Strategist - New Business Models and Innovation

    Villeroy & Boch AG

    As Senior Digital Strategist I am part of the Digital Unit of Villeroy & Boch and responsible for developing new digital initiatives with high impact for our departments and the collaboration with startups. Main responsibilites: - Strategic and conceptual development of new digital business models - Design and implementation of the Corporate Venturing Branch of Villeroy & Boch - Support in digital transformation topics (smart home, IoT, AI, eCommerce, Change Management)

  • 3 years and 3 months, Oct 2014 - Dec 2017

    Founder & CEO

    TWAIL GmbH

    With Hire Me we developed the first mobile-based, realtime platform for short time job opportunites and helped thousands of jobbers and employers to find the perfect match for urgent jobs. Responsibilites: - Defining vision, business and product strategy - leading the negotiations with federal and private investors until successful deal closing - Building, developing and leading a team of 12 enthusiastic experts - Development of the iOS-app and website frontend

  • 2 years and 4 months, Mar 2013 - Jun 2015

    Student Assistant

    Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz

    Collaboration in research projects in the areas of business process analysis, software design, user studies

  • 7 months, Oct 2014 - Apr 2015

    Lecturer Business Informatics

    Universität des Saarlandes

    Lecturer Business Informatics, Administration Consulting Workshop

  • 4 years, Sep 2010 - Aug 2014

    Working Student

    PRISM INFORMATICS Schweiz GmbH

    Responsible for the successful migration to SAP Business by Design

  • 1 year and 11 months, Apr 2012 - Feb 2014

    Managing Partner

    Dumont, Hof GbR

    Web-Development & Consulting

  • 3 years and 3 months, Jan 2008 - Mar 2011

    Web Development & Consulting

    Media-Soma Medienagentur

    Consulting of international clients and development of complex web portals.

Educational background for Sebastian Hof

  • 1 year and 10 months, Oct 2012 - Jul 2014

    Wirtschaftsinformatik

    Universität des Saarlandes

  • 2012 - 2014

    Business Informatics

    Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

  • 4 years and 1 month, Oct 2008 - Oct 2012

    Wirtschaftsinformatik

    Universität des Saarlandes

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 2006 - Oct 2008

    Computer- und Kommunikationstechnik

    Universität des Saarlandes

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

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