Software Expert (Medical Device) / Agile Evangelist
Software Development Manager, Bio-Rad Laboratories, California
2008-03 — 2014-04 — Joining Bio-Rad I managed the software development and software quality assurance department for its Clinical Systems Division. After an internal re-org our software team belongs to the Clinical Diagnostics Group I still oversee the same 6 software products. Other responsibilities include updating processes, working with Regulatory Affairs on submissions, and introducing new tools.
Software Group Manager / Architect, Carl Zeiss Meditec, California
2000-07 — 2008-03 — I started in the development team for the Stratus OCT. Then I was the software-side technical lead for the Visante OCT. After that I managed the Stratus OCT team and software program. I also took on the management of a software technology team that was matrixed in into the product development teams. Last but not least, I lead the architecture team for a communication platform with the goal to support all product platforms of the ophthalmic business. During my time at CZM I also got involved in the DICOM and IHE standardization.
Software Engineer, HEAD acoustics GmbH, Germany
1995-11 — 2000-06 — I worked on various automated measurement processes for telecom equipment, managed the development of software to record digital tracks for a sound studio, and created a front end for a sound simulation system.
Software Engineer, PREMA GmbH, Germany
1992-09 — 1995-10 — I was part of the team that developed the PREMA 8017, which was the first 7 1/2 digit digital multimeter with a built in hard disk and a graphical display. My main responsibilities were the communication engine (HP-IB or IEEE-488 bus and RS 232) and the data analysis and display module.
Graduated 1992 from University of Kaiserslautern, Germany as Diplom-Ingenieur in Electrical Engineering (equivalent to MSEE) with the major in Signal Processing.