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Thomas Hesmer

Employee, Director Bosch IoT Consulting worldwide, Robert Bosch GmbH

Stuttgart, Germany

Skills

Internet of Things
national and international business experience
business development
engagement management
people management
project management & delivery
IT solution design
mobile solutions & strategy
mobile applications
business process management (BPM)
services oriented architecture (SOA)
hardware/firmware and software development
Cloud Solutions
DevOps

Timeline

Professional experience for Thomas Hesmer

  • Current , since Apr 2017

    Director Bosch IoT Consulting worldwide

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    IoT Solution Consulting worldwide.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Nov 2015 - Mar 2017

    IoT Solution Manager and Leader Watson IoT Center of Competence EMEA

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    I'm responsible for the EMEA IBM Watson IoT Center of Competence (CoC). The scope of the IoT CoC is: - to work with key clients to create and evaluate new IoT solutions from use case to IoT architecture. - improve the IBM Watson IoT Platform . - provide true guidance on IoT industry solutions and the impact on the business.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jun 2014 - Dec 2015

    European Mobile Practice Leader, IBM Software Services for WebSphere

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    Leader of a mobile practice of highly skilled IT architects and specialists for mobile software solutions. The team is delivering consulting and development services for mobile enterprise solutions based on IBM Software worldwide. In addition to leveraging my people management and leadership capabilities, this role allows me to extend my experience in business and engagement management for mobile solutions, consulting of executive and strategy stakeholder on mobile strategy and mobile solution architecture.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jan 2012 - May 2014

    Manager - Europe IBM Software Services for Mobile

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    Leader of a team of 11 highly skilled mobile IT architects and specialists for mobile software solutions. The team is delivering consulting and development services for mobile enterprise solutions based on IBM Software worldwide. In addition to leveraging my people management and leadership capabilities, this role allows me to extend my experience in business and engagement management for mobile solutions, consulting of executive and strategy stakeholder on mobile strategy and mobile solution architecture.

  • 2 years and 6 months, Jul 2009 - Dec 2011

    Manager - Europe Business Process Optimization Services

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    Leader of a distributed software services team of 8 enterprise IT architects and 4 IT specialists. Together with the IT architects I established the IBM business process management (BPM) suite at our customers leading to the delivery of business optimization projects. The IT specialists focused on the integration of SAP backend systems into the IBM BPM stack. My personal involvement ranged from business development, people management and technical consulting on business optimization/integration scenarios.

  • 1 year and 3 months, May 2008 - Jul 2009

    Executive Assistant to the IBM Germany Research & Development VP

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    As executive assistant I broadened my expertise on strategy and communication level. My responsibilities were: Representation of IBM R&D towards customers, universities and press. Coordination of tasks/communication between IBM Germany sub divisions and IBM R&D labs world wide. Support of strategy development for future product development. Coordination of high level VP visits. Project management and coordination of development projects/events. Presentation of the key technology trends.

  • 3 years and 5 months, Jan 2005 - May 2008

    Development Manager I/O Firmware System z/p

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    Leader of 25 developers designing and developing I/O firmware and software for IBM System p and z servers. Focus areas are highly reliable high-speed in memory IP networks and SCSI over fiber channel development as well as Linux device driver development for High Performance Computing (InfiniBand and Gigabit Ethernet). Technical and project management lead of a joint development project for the research center Jülich (Germany).

  • 4 years and 4 months, Oct 2000 - Jan 2005

    Firmware Developer, Project Manager and Team Lead

    IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH

    As firmware/software developer I'm responsible for the design and implementation of several device drivers and software parts of the System z service and control network. Project manager of 2 large development projects based on the System z service and control network. Team leader of a device driver development team of 5 developers.

  • 4 years and 8 months, Mar 1996 - Oct 2000

    Software Developer and Project Manager

    M+W Zander

    Responsible for the design and development of a very large system control networks to monitor and control up to 15.000 fan units for clean rooms of wafer fabs. Services and support of the control network world wide (Taiwan, Singapore, Europe, USA, ...).

  • 1 year and 6 months, Oct 1994 - Mar 1996

    Geschäftsführer, Developer

    System Contol

    Self employed / business manager of a small engineer company developing special purpose electronic boards and devices including firmware development. Design and development of control networks (see M+W Zander later).

Educational background for Thomas Hesmer

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jul 1991 - Jul 1994

    Elektrotechnik-Automatisierungstechnik

    Berufsakademie Stuttgart

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Intermediate

Wants

Challenging IT projects on mobile solutions and app development
Opportunities to exchange experience on IT projects
Interesting contacts

Interests

Football/Soccer
Traveling
Running
Audiobooks
Cycling

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