Curriculum Vitae

Mag. Walter Sedlacek, MSc MBA PMP

Day of birth: April 1, 1968, Salzburg

Mobile: + 43 676 840 808 449

 

Study of Physics (Mag), IT Management (MSc), and MBA.

2018 – Self-employed and Managing Director next level consulting APAC.

2007 – 2018 (Project) Manager for T-Systems.

Prior to that CIO for General Motors Powertrain Austria.

 

 

Professional Experience - Summary

  • Business development in Southeast Asia (APAC)
  • Leading the Security Stream of Zero Outage Industry Standard association (http://www.zero-outage.com); see also here or here.
  • Transforming global large scale organization to embed a corporate Security Framework in all daily operations and processes by applying Change Management and Project management methodologies.
  • Teaching how to implement Project Management Offices - PMOs (“Enabling tangible cost savings by implementing a PMO in an enterprise environment”) for PMI® (Project Management Institute).
  • Introducing and building-up Cloud Computing in regional data-center in Singapore. Introducing and building-up international IT engineering labs around virtualization technology in London, Barcelona, Zürich and Vienna.
  • Implementation of a PMO and PMI knowledge areas by standardizing project management methodology for 70 project managers managing 170 programs and projects in UK.
  • Transforming legacy IT system based business processes by business process re-engineering and by implementing a company-wide ERP systems (SAP) to achieve cost performance and continuous improvements

 

Professional Experience - Chronological

  • Self-employed and Managing Director next level consulting Southeast Asia (APAC) (2018 – )
  • ESARIS Manager, T-Systems International (2017 - 2018)
  • Zero Outage Industry Standard – Lead Security Stream (2016 - 2018)
  • Global Transformation Manager for the T-Systems Security Framework ESARIS (2014 - 2017)
  • Head of Production Operations, T-Systems Singapore (2012 - 2013)
  • Head of Global Operations Management, T-Systems International (2009 - 2012)
  • Head of Project Management Office, T-Systems UK (2008 – 2009)
  • Head of Desktop Services, T-Systems Austria (2007 – 2009)
  • CIO, General Motors Powertrain Austria (2005-2007)
  • Project Manager for Plant Floor Systems, General Motors Detroit/USA (2004 – 2005)
  • IT Infrastructure Manager, GM Austria (1998 – 2004) 
  • Software development, Institute of Medical Physics (1996 – 1997)
  • Teaching Mathematics, Physics and IT (1992 – 1995) 
  • Software engineering for various companies (1987 – 1991) 

 

Achievements IT Strategy

  • Introducing a corporate Security Framework on a global basis
  • Introducing Cloud Based Managed Desktop Services
  • Introducing Cloud Computing (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS)
  • Building-up international IT Engineering Labs around Virtualization Technologies in London, Barcelona, Zürich and Vienna
  • Standardizing Project Management Methodology for 70 Project Managers managing 170 programs and projects
  • Establish international Competence Center around Virtualization Technologies to reduce costs by innovation
  • Transforming legacy system based business processes by business process reengineering and by implementing a companywide ERP system (SAP) to achieve cost performance and continuous improvements
  • Developing an IT security concept for a manufacturing environment by executing results of a prior risk analysis

 

Achievements IT Operations

  • Introducing a corporate Security Framework on a global basis
  • Introducing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for IT Desktop operations on a global basis
  • Execute organizational Change Management in order to enable innovation
  • Implementing an area-wide fully integrated Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to enable IT based Planning, Scheduling, Shipping, Monitoring and Quality management for all production lines within the plant
  • Standardizing electronic workplaces (desktops) in six European countries
  • Implementing a data-center for a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Implementing a supplier independent local IT monitoring system to enable objective Service Level Agreement (SLA) measurements and management

 

Achievements IT Cost Optimizing

  • Realizing Savings through Make or Buy Strategy and Synergies due to Economy of Scales
  • Executing Near- and Off-shore programs
  • Annual IT Finance performance by achieving budget stretch targets 

 

Schooling

  • Ongoing various courses in Management Skills and Information Technology
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified (2011)
  • ITIL Foundation certified (2005)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Alaska Pacific University (2004)
  • Master of Science (Telecommunication Management), Danube University of Krems (2003)
  • Master of Physics, University of Vienna (1995)
  • Studies in Computer Science and Physics (1987 - 1995)
  • High school graduation at a science school type (1987)

 

Experiences abroad

  • Business development for next level consulting in Southeast Asia (APAC)
  • Assignment to Singapore for heading Production Operations at T-Systems Singapore from October 2012 to July 2014.
  • Assignment to London for introducing corporate Project Management techniques and tools to T-Systems UK from 2008 to 2009
  • Assignment to Moscow in 2005 to introduce IT Architecture
  • Assignments to Detroit in 2004 as Project Manager
  • Studies in the USA during MBA education in 2004
  • Working in Grenoble, France as a scientist in 1995 
  • Ongoing private travels because of cultural interests

 

Charity Activities


Languages

  • German (excellent)
  • English (excellent)

 

Hobbies

  • Diving
  • Traveling
  • Cultural and social intrest

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