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Johannes Hennekeuser

Career

I started off in computer science and medicine, added business administration, and then went through a variety of management roles in both American and Swiss companies. Detailed CV to download in PDF. Career details on LinkedIn in English. Career details on Xing in German. Aside from my primary job as a manager, I started my own business as a Keynote Speaker on the side. Find out more here.
1999 - today
Working in Switzerland

Consulting, Management and Executive Board

In 1999 I took up an offer by IBM to move to consulting and relocated to Switzerland. The IBM Consulting Group was ramping up its offering in Zurich and was interested in my HR and IT skills. I became a business transformation consultant and worked on various engagements that focused on enabling business processes using modern technology. I was longing for an actual management role with personnel responsibility and therefore took up an offer by Sun Microsystems to become district manager for professional services in Zurich. This was a business and operations manager role that also included turning around a loss-making and risky business to a predictable and profitable professional services business. At Credit Suisse, where I started in 2003, I went through an 11-year career that included multiple managerial roles of increasing complexity and size. I started of as a Chief of Staff, went on to security, and then grew in various production support roles to finally being responsible for application support globally for Private Banking heading an organization of 250. In 2015 I decided to join the executive board of AdNovum, a mid-sized software development company. I started off by building-up a service and support organization while at the same time providing operations services for the leading Swiss mobile payment solution that lets users pay using their mobile phones.
1996 - 1999
Working in the US

SAP, HR and Web

Hired right from campus I continued to stay in the US and spent my early working years at Motorola in Phoenix, Arizona. I joined the ongoing SAP integration in HR and took this from the US to Europe. This gave me the opportunity to apply my IT skills and learn about HR processes as well as experience international culture first hand. After completion of the SAP integration, I continued to work on HR processes optimization and applying technology to enable and streamline HR. This also included some early web development to enable employee self-service using a workflow enabled portal.
1989 - 1996
Studying in the US, Asia and Europe

Computer Science in Medicine and Business

Administration

Studying computer science and combining it with medicine seemed a natural decision to me. I was fascinated by the new technology and how to control it, and I liked the idea of applying this to healing humans. The University of Heidelberg  offered this brand-new field in cooperation with the School of Applied Science in Heilbronn. I received my MSC in Computer Science in Medicine in 1994. After my graduation, I decided to fulfil one of my early dreams and went on to continue my studies in the US to get an MBA. I attended a 2-year full-time program at the Marshall School of Business at USC. When the university selected students for a semester abroad I applied and was selected to move to Asia for one semester where I took classes at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. I graduated with an MBA degree in 1996.
Management - Speaking - IT - Adventure - Music
© Johannes Hennekeuser 2017    www.hennekeuser.com    johannes@hennekeuser.com
Johannes  Hennekeuser

Career

I started off in computer science and medicine, added business administration, and then went through a variety of management roles in both American and Swiss companies. Detailed CV to download in PDF. Career details on LinkedIn in English. Career details on Xing in German. Aside from my primary job as a manager, I started my own business as a Keynote Speaker on the side. Find out more here.
1999 - today
Working in Switzerland

Consulting, Management and Executive Board

In 1999 I took up an offer by IBM to move to consulting and relocated to Switzerland. The IBM Consulting Group was ramping up its offering in Zurich and was interested in my HR and IT skills. I became a business transformation consultant and worked on various engagements that focused on enabling business processes using modern technology. I was longing for an actual management role with personnel responsibility and therefore took up an offer by Sun Microsystems to become district manager for professional services in Zurich. This was a business and operations manager role that also included turning around a loss-making and risky business to a predictable and profitable professional services business. At Credit Suisse, where I started in 2003, I went through an 11-year career that included multiple managerial roles of increasing complexity and size. I started of as a Chief of Staff, went on to security, and then grew in various production support roles to finally being responsible for application support globally for Private Banking heading an organization of 250. In 2015 I decided to join the executive board of AdNovum, a mid-sized software development company. I started off by building-up a service and support organization while at the same time providing operations services for the leading Swiss mobile payment solution that lets users pay using their mobile phones.
1996 - 1999
Working in the US

SAP, HR and Web

Hired right from campus I continued to stay in the US and spent my early working years at Motorola in Phoenix, Arizona. I joined the ongoing SAP integration in HR and took this from the US to Europe. This gave me the opportunity to apply my IT skills and learn about HR processes as well as experience international culture first hand. After completion of the SAP integration, I continued to work on HR processes optimization and applying technology to enable and streamline HR. This also included some early web development to enable employee self-service using a workflow enabled portal.
1989 - 1996
Studying in the US, Asia and Europe

Computer Science in Medicine and Business

Administration

Studying computer science and combining it with medicine seemed a natural decision to me. I was fascinated by the new technology and how to control it, and I liked the idea of applying this to healing humans. The University of Heidelberg  offered this brand-new field in cooperation with the School of Applied Science in Heilbronn. I received my MSC in Computer Science in Medicine in 1994. After my graduation, I decided to fulfil one of my early dreams and went on to continue my studies in the US to get an MBA. I attended a 2-year full-time program at the Marshall School of Business at USC. When the university selected students for a semester abroad I applied and was selected to move to Asia for one semester where I took classes at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. I graduated with an MBA degree in 1996.
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Johannes  Hennekeuser

Career

I started off in computer science and medicine, added business administration, and then went through a variety of management roles in both American and Swiss companies. Detailed CV to download in PDF. Career details on LinkedIn in English. Career details on Xing in German. Aside from my primary job as a manager, I started my own business as a Keynote Speaker on the side. Find out more here.
1999 - today
Working in Switzerland

Consulting, Management and

Executive Board

In 1999 I took up an offer by IBM to move to consulting and relocated to Switzerland. The IBM Consulting Group was ramping up its offering in Zurich and was interested in my HR and IT skills. I became a business transformation consultant and worked on various engagements that focused on enabling business processes using modern technology. I was longing for an actual management role with personnel responsibility and therefore took up an offer by Sun Microsystems to become district manager for professional services in Zurich. This was a business and operations manager role that also included turning around a loss-making and risky business to a predictable and profitable professional services business. At Credit Suisse, where I started in 2003, I went through an 11-year career that included multiple managerial roles of increasing complexity and size. I started of as a Chief of Staff, went on to security, and then grew in various production support roles to finally being responsible for application support globally for Private Banking heading an organization of 250. In 2015 I decided to join the executive board of AdNovum, a mid-sized software development company. I started off by building-up a service and support organization while at the same time providing operations services for the leading Swiss mobile payment solution that lets users pay using their mobile phones.
1996 - 1999
Working in the US

SAP, HR and Web

Hired right from campus I continued to stay in the US and spent my early working years at Motorola in Phoenix, Arizona. I joined the ongoing SAP integration in HR and took this from the US to Europe. This gave me the opportunity to apply my IT skills and learn about HR processes as well as experience international culture first hand. After completion of the SAP integration, I continued to work on HR processes optimization and applying technology to enable and streamline HR. This also included some early web development to enable employee self-service using a workflow enabled portal.
1989 - 1996
Studying in the US, Asia and Europe

Computer Science in Medicine

and Business Administration

Studying computer science and combining it with medicine seemed a natural decision to me. I was fascinated by the new technology and how to control it, and I liked the idea of applying this to healing humans. The University of Heidelberg offered this brand- new field in cooperation with the School of Applied Science in Heilbronn. I received my MSC in Computer Science in Medicine in 1994. After my graduation, I decided to fulfil one of my early dreams and went on to continue my studies in the US to get an MBA. I attended a 2- year full-time program at the Marshall School of Business at USC. When the university selected students for a semester abroad I applied and was selected to move to Asia for one semester where I took classes at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. I graduated with an MBA degree in 1996.
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