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FRANK BÜTTNER

Solving problems in digital transformation

GETTING STARTED

Ready for digital transformation but don't know where and how to start?

TECHNOLOGY

Need help to understand the benefits of cloud, IoT, big data, machine learning for your business?

APPROACH

Design Thinking, Scaled Agile, SCRUM, Lean ... Lost in the buzz?

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Looking for ways to reinvent your customer interactions to stay ahead of the competition?

INNOVATION

 Want to build innovative digital B2B services and generate new revenues?

SOFTWARE

Forced to develop new IT skills and capabilities required in a software driven business world?


Are you facing any of these challenges?

Benefit from my 20+ years of experience in Software, Internet and Telecoms business and learnings as a entrepreneur, senior manager and technology consultant


Frank Büttner
Solving problems in digital transformation
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ABOUT ME
ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Date of birth

July 25th 1971

Languages

English, German

Location

Zurich, Switzerland

Availability

Full Time

Senior manager and digital transformation expert; 20 years of experience in Software, Internet and Telecoms business; worked across IT, strategy, and innovation functions as entrepreneur, line manager and consultant; expert knowledge of latest technologies, industry dynamics and agile delivery models; passionate about solving wicked business problems in with creativity, technology and customer-first mindset


WHAT CAN I DO

Digitalization

Doing successful digitalization since 2010. Rethinking processes and customer interactions. Using technology to build great products. Reinventing business, interactions, and organizations. Embrace change and deal with ambiguity. 

Leadership

Build, communicate and implement a convincing vision. Set the direction. Be the change you want to see. Be open, authentic, and honest. Take decisions and assume responsibility. Show, don't tell.

Building Great Teams

Great people hire great people. The opposite is also true. I hire people that make me and the organization smarter. I support and encourage employees to focus on their strengths and to reflect on their weaknesses. Collaborate and influence even without hierarchical power.

Getting Things Done

We achieved our goals because of your great strategy Powerpoint presentation said ... no one. Ever. Execution and delivery are key for a successful strategy implementation. I walk my talk and get things done. 

RESUME
RESUME

EXPERIENCE

VP Human Centered Design

Swisscom AG

2016

Guiding the digital transformation of legacy structures and capabilities by pioneering innovative user experiences, digital products and business models to compete effectively in a digital world

Co-Founder and Advisor

Thingdust AG

2016

Co-founded company; advising management team with business and technology strategy

VP Enterprise Mobility Technology

Swisscom AG

2014

Managed digital transformation efforts for Mobile Business Services unit; built an agile organization, introduced IoT technologies and launched innovative B2B products

Senior Strategy Manager

Swisscom AG

2010

Initiated and directed strategic transition into a digital and software driven company

Senior IT Strategist

Swisscom AG

2009

Creation and implementation of a product lifecycle management strategy including a rapid product development process, achieving significant cost savings and shorter time-to-market through standardization and reuse

Lead IT Architect

Swisscom AG

2007

Designed and implemented fixed-mobile-convergent rating and billing system for 4 million subscribers

Senior IT Architect

Platinion - A company of the Boston Consulting Group

2007

Supervised IT implementation projects in German insurance industry on behalf of executive boards and assured timely and in-budget delivery

Senior Principal Consultant

Portal Software

2000

International project management and IT architecture for rating, billing and CRM systems with major operators in Europe and Africa; responsible for teams up to 15 resources and $3 million budget

Senior Software Developer

Wavetek - Munich

1998

Design, development and integration of embedded software for encoding and decoding of voice and data traffic for GSM and GPRS mobile test devices

Software Developer

Cellware - Berlin

1996

Development of embedded software for ATM communication technology


EDUCATION

EMBA International Management (FH)

Kalaidos Univercity of Applied Science - Zurich

2010

Graduation with distinction – among the top 5% – as Master of Business Administration (FH) International Management

MSc. Telecommunications Engineering

University of Applied Science of Deutsche Telekom AG Berlin

1996

Graduation with distinction – among the top 5% – as Master of Science (FH) in Telecommunications Engineering


SKILLS

Perfect combination general management and subject matter expertise

Digital_Transformation
100%
Strategic_Thinking
100%
Experience_Innovation
100%
Agile_and_SCRUM
90%
Leadership
90%
Design_Thinking
100%
Team_Building
90%
Software_Development
80%
Cloud_Architecture
75%
IT_Architecture
90%
Product_Development
75%
IBM_Cloud
70%
Azure
70%
Internet-of-things
70%
Node.js
55%
C
90%
DevOps
80%
PORTFOLIO
PORTFOLIO

A collection of my various projects and learnings.


CONTACT
CONTACT

CONTACT ME

Phone

+41 79 541 31 25

Email

info@frankbuettner.com


CONNECT WITH ME


DROP ME A LINE





ABOUT ME
ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Date of birth

July 25th 1971

Languages

English, German

Location

Zurich, Switzerland

Availability

Full Time

Senior manager and digital transformation expert; 20 years of experience in Software, Internet and Telecoms business; worked across IT, strategy, and innovation functions as entrepreneur, line manager and consultant; expert knowledge of latest technologies, industry dynamics and agile delivery models; passionate about solving wicked business problems in with creativity, technology and customer-first mindset


WHAT CAN I DO

Digitalization

Doing successful digitalization since 2010. Rethinking processes and customer interactions. Using technology to build great products. Reinventing business, interactions, and organizations. Embrace change and deal with ambiguity. 

Leadership

Build, communicate and implement a convincing vision. Set the direction. Be the change you want to see. Be open, authentic, and honest. Take decisions and assume responsibility. Show, don't tell.

Building Great Teams

Great people hire great people. The opposite is also true. I hire people that make me and the organization smarter. I support and encourage employees to focus on their strengths and to reflect on their weaknesses. Collaborate and influence even without hierarchical power.

Getting Things Done

We achieved our goals because of your great strategy Powerpoint presentation said ... no one. Ever. Execution and delivery are key for a successful strategy implementation. I walk my talk and get things done. 

RESUME
RESUME

EXPERIENCE

VP Human Centered Design

Swisscom AG

2016

Guiding the digital transformation of legacy structures and capabilities by pioneering innovative user experiences, digital products and business models to compete effectively in a digital world

Co-Founder and Advisor

Thingdust AG

2016

Co-founded company; advising management team with business and technology strategy

VP Enterprise Mobility Technology

Swisscom AG

2014

Managed digital transformation efforts for Mobile Business Services unit; built an agile organization, introduced IoT technologies and launched innovative B2B products

Senior Strategy Manager

Swisscom AG

2010

Initiated and directed strategic transition into a digital and software driven company

Senior IT Strategist

Swisscom AG

2009

Creation and implementation of a product lifecycle management strategy including a rapid product development process, achieving significant cost savings and shorter time-to-market through standardization and reuse

Lead IT Architect

Swisscom AG

2007

Designed and implemented fixed-mobile-convergent rating and billing system for 4 million subscribers

Senior IT Architect

Platinion - A company of the Boston Consulting Group

2007

Supervised IT implementation projects in German insurance industry on behalf of executive boards and assured timely and in-budget delivery

Senior Principal Consultant

Portal Software

2000

International project management and IT architecture for rating, billing and CRM systems with major operators in Europe and Africa; responsible for teams up to 15 resources and $3 million budget

Senior Software Developer

Wavetek - Munich

1998

Design, development and integration of embedded software for encoding and decoding of voice and data traffic for GSM and GPRS mobile test devices

Software Developer

Cellware - Berlin

1996

Development of embedded software for ATM communication technology


EDUCATION

EMBA International Management (FH)

Kalaidos Univercity of Applied Science - Zurich

2010

Graduation with distinction – among the top 5% – as Master of Business Administration (FH) International Management

MSc. Telecommunications Engineering

University of Applied Science of Deutsche Telekom AG Berlin

1996

Graduation with distinction – among the top 5% – as Master of Science (FH) in Telecommunications Engineering


SKILLS

Perfect combination general management and subject matter expertise

Digital_Transformation
100%
Strategic_Thinking
100%
Experience_Innovation
100%
Agile_and_SCRUM
90%
Leadership
90%
Design_Thinking
100%
Team_Building
90%
Software_Development
80%
Cloud_Architecture
75%
IT_Architecture
90%
Product_Development
75%
IBM_Cloud
70%
Azure
70%
Internet-of-things
70%
Node.js
55%
C
90%
DevOps
80%
PORTFOLIO
PORTFOLIO

A collection of my various projects and learnings.


CONTACT
CONTACT

CONTACT ME

Phone

+41 79 541 31 25

Email

info@frankbuettner.com


CONNECT WITH ME


DROP ME A LINE





ABOUT ME
ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Date of birth

July 25th 1971

Languages

English, German

Location

Zurich, Switzerland

Availability

Full Time

Senior manager and digital transformation expert; 20 years of experience in Software, Internet and Telecoms business; worked across IT, strategy, and innovation functions as entrepreneur, line manager and consultant; expert knowledge of latest technologies, industry dynamics and agile delivery models; passionate about solving wicked business problems in with creativity, technology and customer-first mindset


WHAT CAN I DO

Digitalization

Doing successful digitalization since 2010. Rethinking processes and customer interactions. Using technology to build great products. Reinventing business, interactions, and organizations. Embrace change and deal with ambiguity. 

Leadership

Build, communicate and implement a convincing vision. Set the direction. Be the change you want to see. Be open, authentic, and honest. Take decisions and assume responsibility. Show, don't tell.

Building Great Teams

Great people hire great people. The opposite is also true. I hire people that make me and the organization smarter. I support and encourage employees to focus on their strengths and to reflect on their weaknesses. Collaborate and influence even without hierarchical power.

Getting Things Done

We achieved our goals because of your great strategy Powerpoint presentation said ... no one. Ever. Execution and delivery are key for a successful strategy implementation. I walk my talk and get things done. 

RESUME
RESUME

EXPERIENCE

VP Human Centered Design

Swisscom AG

2016

Guiding the digital transformation of legacy structures and capabilities by pioneering innovative user experiences, digital products and business models to compete effectively in a digital world

Co-Founder and Advisor

Thingdust AG

2016

Co-founded company; advising management team with business and technology strategy

VP Enterprise Mobility Technology

Swisscom AG

2014

Managed digital transformation efforts for Mobile Business Services unit; built an agile organization, introduced IoT technologies and launched innovative B2B products

Senior Strategy Manager

Swisscom AG

2010

Initiated and directed strategic transition into a digital and software driven company

Senior IT Strategist

Swisscom AG

2009

Creation and implementation of a product lifecycle management strategy including a rapid product development process, achieving significant cost savings and shorter time-to-market through standardization and reuse

Lead IT Architect

Swisscom AG

2007

Designed and implemented fixed-mobile-convergent rating and billing system for 4 million subscribers

Senior IT Architect

Platinion - A company of the Boston Consulting Group

2007

Supervised IT implementation projects in German insurance industry on behalf of executive boards and assured timely and in-budget delivery

Senior Principal Consultant

Portal Software

2000

International project management and IT architecture for rating, billing and CRM systems with major operators in Europe and Africa; responsible for teams up to 15 resources and $3 million budget

Senior Software Developer

Wavetek - Munich

1998

Design, development and integration of embedded software for encoding and decoding of voice and data traffic for GSM and GPRS mobile test devices

Software Developer

Cellware - Berlin

1996

Development of embedded software for ATM communication technology


EDUCATION

EMBA International Management (FH)

Kalaidos Univercity of Applied Science - Zurich

2010

Graduation with distinction – among the top 5% – as Master of Business Administration (FH) International Management

MSc. Telecommunications Engineering

University of Applied Science of Deutsche Telekom AG Berlin

1996

Graduation with distinction – among the top 5% – as Master of Science (FH) in Telecommunications Engineering


SKILLS

Perfect combination general management and subject matter expertise

Digital_Transformation
100%
Strategic_Thinking
100%
Experience_Innovation
100%
Agile_and_SCRUM
90%
Leadership
90%
Design_Thinking
100%
Team_Building
90%
Software_Development
80%
Cloud_Architecture
75%
IT_Architecture
90%
Product_Development
75%
IBM_Cloud
70%
Azure
70%
Internet-of-things
70%
Node.js
55%
C
90%
DevOps
80%
PORTFOLIO
PORTFOLIO

A collection of my various projects and learnings.


CONTACT
CONTACT

CONTACT ME

Phone

+41 79 541 31 25

Email

info@frankbuettner.com


CONNECT WITH ME


DROP ME A LINE