Thomas W. Schmidt

Management Advisor

Thomas has over 30 years’ of experience in managing quality, operational excellence, and IS in complex multinational organizations. His main focus has been on strategy deployment, organizational development, and IT management. During his career at SDRC, ABB and Comet he managed IT from a local, regional and global divisional perspective besides having had responsibility for quality and operational excellence, where his focus was management systems, performance management and managing a large-scale Operational Excellence program globally.

Passionate about digitalization, IT and processes improvement, Thomas moved from science to applying information systems in engineering and R&D processes, to IT management, to operational excellence and operations management. In short managing IT and organizational development from various perspectives. Thomas is a certified trainer and takes pride, that he had the ability to mentor and coach young talents globally.

Education and
Qualifications

M. Sc. In Geophysics, Technical University Clausthal, Germany

Bachelor in Business Administration, OEKREAL School of Business, Zürich, Switzerland

Certified Trainer (SVEB 1), CMP, Zürich, Switzerland

Area of Expertise

Strategy • Quality Management • Organization Development and Transformation • Mentoring • Coaching • Business Transformation • Process Optimization (Sales, Service, R&D, Operations) • IT Strategy • IT Operating Model Design and Implementation • Application Architecture in complex organizations • Industry 4.0 • IoT • Project Management

Contact

🌐 Greater Zurich Area, CH

📱+41 79 436 1656

✉️ thomas.w.schmidt@businessexcellence.eu