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Project Manager/Business Development Manager

San Diego, California, United States
February 02, 2018

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Professional Summary

I am looking for a position as a project or program manager. I have over 15 years experience in business

development and project management. People find me to be a self-motivated and highly ethical team

player with excellent communication skills and a strong dedication to succeed. I am bilingual and have

a passion for talent development and team building. Project Management Certificate from Caltech(#1US)


English (Native or bilingual proficiency) *German (Native or bilingual proficiency) *French (Professional

working proficiency)


Form project teams Process improvement, data analysis,

Manage an executable project plan architectural review and quality assurance

Tasks, milestones, and resource requirements Experience with AGILE and WATERFALL

Manage project scope, schedule, and budget;

identifying issues/risks, owning mitigation plans Optimizing Project Management processes

and resolution within an organization

Execution of the Project Management Strategy Delivering projects (end-to-end delivery)

Experience in a fast-paced start-up

environment and/or software development,

engineering or technology focused company

Work History

CEO and Co-Founder 01/2015 to Current

TowerPower, Inc – Santa Clara, California

TowerPower is combining solar photovoltaics, smart energy storage, and software intelligence to

shift telecommunications towers away from expensive and polluting diesel generators to renewable

energy solutions.

Leading all efforts in Business Development, Project Management, R&D, Human Resources and Fund


Created scalable financial and technical model that improves the financing, development, and

governance of tower energy assets.

Project Management and prove of concept for IoT software prototype development for intelligent

management of distributed energy assets.

Developed bid to provide power for several hundred telco towers cell phone company generating $62M of revenue over 10 years. Developed project charter and project finances for project,

Developed Business Development Plan, Pitch Deck and Financial Models for fundraising.

Led sales forecasting, market trend evaluation and segment strategies.

Director of Business Development 05/2010 to 01/2015

Business Development International L.L.C. – Menlo Park, California

Business Development and Marketing consulting

CLIENTS: Intel, Google, AERC, TELEKENEX, World Cap, Questel, Sustainable Silicon Valley

Spearheaded expansion and development initiatives Silicon Valley companies

Networked and interacted with local, national and international associations to optimize industry


Executed calling campaigns targeting direct end-user prospective accounts.

Recruited and hired sales team of 5 employees.

Business Development Manager DACH 01/2007 to 01/2010

TIPRO GmbH – Munich, Germany

Conducted extensive market research and attended workshops, trade shows, and seminars to

intensify business relationships.

Increased client base in European market by 250%.

Increased revenue by over 100%.

Negotiated OEM contract with Siemens.

Managed team of five sales people in strategic market approach.

Worked with and consulted sales people in pursuing common goal of strategically building the

business segment.

Managed and won projects in access of $500.000.

Worked with R&D for new product development.

Publicized articles in German technical print media.

Managed a portfolio of 10 accounts totaling $2 million in sales.

Management Consultant 01/1999 to 01/2002

Euratio Akademie Zurich – Maitland, FL

Managed and executed management consulting projects

Identified process inefficiencies through gap analysis.

Recommended operational improvements based on tracking and analysis.

Documented business processes and analyzed procedures to see that they would meet changing

INTERESTS entrepreneurship, history, philosophy, psychology, international travel, cooking, skiing,

business needs.

Customers: SIEMENS, Deutsche Bank,Lufthansa,


Project Management Certificate, PMP

Caltech - Pasadena, CA

MBA: Business

Hawaii Pacific University - Honolulu, HI

3.4 GPA

Member of Presidents Club

Bachelor of Arts: Human Resource Development

Hawaii Pacific University -

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Psychology coursework

Coursework in Management

BS: Economics

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg - Würzburg, BY, Germany


Additional Information

surfing, fitness, other cultures.




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