Thomas Seitz

is available. ✅

Angestellt, VP & Senior Director of Engineering | IT | Operations, Looking for a new Position

Los Angeles, United States of America

Skills

Self Driven
Opportunistic
Leadership in Software Engineering Management and
Extensive Customer Contact and Engineering Sales s
Management
Product
Java
Scrum
Consulting
Technology
Project Management
Research and Development
Software Development
German
Change Management
Customer care
Embedded Software
Platform
Strategy Development
Embedded Systems
Start-up
Artificial intelligence
Computer Science
English Language
MS Office
Customer Relationship Management
innovative
Cloud Computing
Software Architecture
Agile Development
Technology consulting
International experience
Leadership skills
Agile Software Development

Timeline

Professional experience for Thomas Seitz

  • Current 11 months, since Sep 2023

    Business Start-Up & Technology Advisor

    Kater AI

    . Contributed to the success of this innovative, early-stage AI start-up by refining the company’s business model; facilitating connections with industry experts, data scientists, AI data engineers, and CTO’s; beta testing the product; and developing corporate messaging to attract potential investors and venture capitalists. Company secured recognition as a Y-Combinator Endorsed AI company (achievement attained by only 1.5% of 40,000 start-up applicants annually) and securing $500,000 in funding.

  • Current 11 months, since Sep 2023

    VP & Senior Director of Engineering | IT | Operations

    Looking for a new Position

  • 8 years and 10 months, Jul 2014 - Apr 2023

    Director of Engineering

    Answer Financial (Allstate Company)

    Director, Engineering. Recruited to turn around, optimize, and oversee product delivery of innovative software solutions for multiple platforms (SaaS, API, consumer web, mobile, live agent web solution) and develop/implement strategies during a time of change management in response to a corporate reorganization. Built and managed a high-performing team (from the ground up) of 80+ employees and managers including DEV Managers, Architects, Scrum/Agile Manager, QA Manager, and Data/Business Analyst Manager.

  • 1 year, Aug 2013 - Jul 2014

    Sr. Director Engineering

    Muve Music (at&t Company)

    Hired to direct the software engineering strategy development and execution for this fast-growing, next generation digital music platform including overseeing/leading the international agile/scrum engineering team in delivering music download services for global mobile carriers. Orchestrated redesign for Version 2.0 of the mobile music content delivery platform, increasing number of subscribers from 2.5 million to $4.4 million and adding nearly $10 million in new monthly recurring subscriber revenue.

  • 9 years and 4 months, May 2004 - Aug 2013

    VP Engineering

    Vesta

    Vice President, Engineering. Recruited to lead and provide consistency of technical client delivery operations for the world leader in client-branded electronic payment solutions. Directed the delivery of integrated, hosted, white-labeled, web, voice response, call center, mobile, API and backend payments SAAS solution. Promoted from Director to Senior Director to VP of Engineering.

Educational background for Thomas Seitz

  • 3 years and 2 months, Oct 1988 - Nov 1991

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    FH Nordwest Schweiz, Brugg-Windisch, Switzerland

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

Interests

Music (Jazz
Rock
Classical)
Golf
Reading
Sailing

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