Dr. Susan Schwarze


Angestellt, Senior Expert Strategische Partnerschaften, Robert Bosch GmbH

Köln, Germany


Internationales Projektmanagement
Strategische Positionierung
Community Built
Strategic planning
IoT/ M2M
Schnittstelle zwischen Technik und Markt
Langjährige internationale Projekt- und Führungserfahrung
innovative Geschäftsideen
Strategisches Marketing
"Smart Metering/Smart Grid"
"Smart Home"
"e-health/Ambient Assisted Living"
international experience


Professional experience for Susan Schwarze

  • Current 2 years and 5 months, since May 2019

    Senior Expert Strategische Partnerschaften

    Robert Bosch GmbH

  • 3 years and 1 month, Apr 2016 - Apr 2019

    Head of Governance Platform Bosch IoT Ecosystem

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    I am managing the development of the IoT governance platform for the Bosch IoT Ecosystem, encouraging and driving cooperation and knowledge exchange between experts. The governance platform provides an onboarding and approval process with principles, qualification criteria and supporting documents, such as guidelines, glossary, templates. This ensures a holistic IoT quality, incl. mandatory RB standards as well as mandatory legal regulations for IoT business.

  • 11 years and 3 months, Jan 2005 - Mar 2016

    Director Standards and OSGi Laureate

    ProSyst Software GmbH (part of the Bosch Group)

    Represent and promote my current employer in the industry, including the OSGi ecosystem and developing IoT market, and actively use my interpersonal network for the benefit of my employer, including strategic positioning, business development and sales activities.

  • 13 years and 5 months, Sep 2002 - Jan 2016

    Vorstandsmitglied und VP

    OSGi Alliance

    Represent and promote my current employer at board level; lead the consortium marketing; spokesperson worldwide. Drive activities in board executive committees (especially strategy, liaison and restructuring). *Position my current employer, an SME, as a valued member of the board of directors, continuously winning election *Increase the adoption of OSGi technology in deployments by developing strategies to reach out to new industry markets and market players * Presenting at conferences, incl. key note

  • 3 years and 11 months, Feb 2001 - Dec 2004

    Marketing Director

    ProSyst Software

    Led the corporate marketing; and conceived, planned, and coordinated marketing strategies and actions. Represented my employer in relevant industry consortia and served as public relations spokesperson.

  • 2000 - 2001

    Marketing Manager Branding and Positioning

    OAR Consulting

    Developed branding and positioning (including corporate identity) in cooperation with the Marketing Director; while developing and coordinating the global marketing strategy and campaigns (including cultural/language/geographic localization) in cooperation with both, the Marketing Director and Director Global Alliances ...

  • 1998 - 2000

    MarCom Manager Zentral- und Osteuropa

    Sterling Software

    Drove the localization of corporate branding and positioning and aligned the regional marketing strategy and activities with the global company policy and marketing

Educational background for Susan Schwarze

  • Politologie

    FU Berlin

  • Internationale Beziehungen/Politologie

    Graduiertenkolleg "Das Neue Europa" FU Berlin/Humboldt-Universität,

    International Relations; Negotiation Model for national/international interactions


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish


  • French


  • Italian



Zusammenarbeit und Austausch
innovative Geschäftsprojekte und -ideen
Interessante Kontakte
OSGi Referenzen


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