Christoph Schmiedinger

Executive Consultant

Complex topics and challenging technologies? That’s where Christoph Schmiedinger feels particularly at home. He supports automotive manufacturers and their suppliers in preparing their organizations for the challenges of the mobility revolution. As an experienced executive consultant and industrial engineer, he also provides hands-on support for the transformation from a traditional to an agile company.

The native Austrian has been working with agile methods for over ten years. In particular, he has built up expertise in agile transformations and large scaled projects as well as in the agile further development of physical products and safety-critical systems. He has also developed digitization strategies for major banks in Germany and Austria. He shares his knowledge in trainings, as a speaker at conferences and in regular publications.

Christoph Schmiedinger is the best proof that determination, openness and humor can be perfectly combined. He particularly enjoys working with people from different cultures. “Commitment” is one of the most important agile values for him, because he values the trust that is placed in him.

Competencies

Competencies

Training

  • Master in Technical Management (MSc)
    University of Applied Sciences Campus Vienna
  • Bachelor in Electronics & Business (BSc)
    University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    ESADE Business School, Barcelona

Business languages

  • German
    Native Speaker
  • English
    Fluent

Focus

  • Consulting for executives & top management
  • Agile transformations and organizational development
  • Large scaled agile setups in and outside of product development
  • Agility in physical product development and safety-critical areas
  • Industry expertise: Automotive, banking, telecommunication & energy industry

Further education

  • BetaCodex MasterClass
  • Certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Certified LeSS Practitioner®
  • Leading Professional Service Firms
    HBS Executive Education
  • Agile Coach certified by borisgloger
  • Professional Facilitator
    kommunikationslotsen
  • Projektmanagement IPMA Level C

Whitepapers

Status Quo Agile Banking

In recent years, many institutions have therefore launched extensive agile transformation programs - in parallel or in addition to their digitization initiatives. These transformations have already reached an advanced stage and, judging by the annual reports, are likely to have paid off.

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Spotify As A Role Model? What You Should Know Before You Copy Their Organizational Model

Read this whitepaper to learn why you should carefully consider a copy-paste strategy on the path to an agile organization.

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The Roadmap to a Customer-Centric Agile Organization

Organizations usually gain their first experience with agile ways of working at the team level: either through the impetus of individual teams that want to try out a new way of working or through officially (top-down) created agile pilot teams. The initial phase is often ambivalent: The euphoria of the proponents is pitted against the concerns of the skeptics – and that is precisely why the learning curve is very steep.

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Digital Agile Transformation: 3 Approches to the Future

Today, turning a company into an agile organization is a stated goal at many upper management levels. There is not, however, a single correct way to achieve this goal. The “why” for an agile transformation should first be clarified and then an appropriate strategy be designed.

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The 7 Success Factors for Digital Labs

Digitisation has now gained ground in even the most conservative sectors. Today, the question is no longer whether there will be changes, but what the scope of these changes will be. Anyone wishing to be among the winners of digitisation must act – but how best to deal with it?

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Blog posts