Education


Master of Science (M.Sc.)

M.Sc. Technology and Management (Dual Degree)

Provadis School of International Management & Technology

10/2015 - TODAY

Grade: 1,6 (as of 03/28/17)

Thesis:  Sales Cockpit – Requirements Engineering, Design and Implementation of a Sales Dashboard with Tableau

 

Parallel to his work at CGI, Mr. Sokolowski completed a dual degree (SPRINT programme) to obtain the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in technology and management. The main focus of the curriculum is project management, operational information systems, IT management, IT governance, IT security and IT risk management as well as business intelligence.


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 

B.A. Economics: Media- & Communication (Dual Degree)

DHBW Ravensburg

10/2012 - 09/2015

Grade: 2,5

Thesis: Bundling of information products. A conjoint-analytical study of the bundle composition of audiovisual streaming offers.

 

Mr. Sokolowski completed his bachelor's degree with the discipline of business studies in the media and communications industry at DHBW Ravensburg. His main focus was on the technical, media-economic and legal processes of all value-added groups of a media group. Mr. Sokolowski gained experience in media management, media production, controlling, marketing and sales as part of the dual study program at a multinational media group.


Experience


 
 

CGI Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG

Master Student

Frankfurt am Main

10/2015 - TODAY

Parallel to his work at CGI, Mr. Sokolowski is undergoing a dual degree programme as M.Sc. Technology and Management. The priorities of the program are project management, business information systems, IT management, IT governance, IT security and IT risk management and business intelligence


BUSINESS ENGINEERING

CGI DEUTSCHLAND LTD. & CO KG

10/2015 - TODAY

 

As lead consultant in the area of usiness development, Mr. Sokolowski's task is to sustainably improve CGI's sales success in Germany through the professional management of the tender process in large strategic tenders. Mr. Sokolowski is involved in the evaluation and identification of incoming tenders in close coordination with the Bid team. As a CRM manager, Mr. Sokolowski's task is to monitor and document the sales targets and pipeline of CGI Germany. The weekly reporting of key sales figures (Won / Loss YTD, Booking Forecast, Book-to-Bill, Days-Sales-Outstanding) also belongs to its activities. The inspection and analysis of complex tender documents as well as the identification of the necessary resources and the compilation of the bid team is the central task of Mr. Sokolowski. In order to ensure the execution of architectural specifications, target price validations and calculations, Mr. Sokolowski aligns with the necessary departments (e.g. marketing, enterprise architecture, solution architecture) and, if necessary, involves experts. The Typical Total Contract Value (TCV) of such tenders in the field of outsourcing, system integration, application management, infrastructure management or full-IT outsourcing is 10-100 million euros per year.


SOFTWARE ENGINEER

INTERNATIONAL BANK, RETAIL & CONSUMER BANKING

04/2016 - 09/2016

As a software quality engineer at an international bank, he was responsible for ensuring the software quality of a customer-facing B2C application in the area of ealth management. The execution of functional and non-functional test cases in different test environments was one of Mr. Sokolowski's central tasks. Mr. Sokolowski was able to significantly improve the degree of test automation for the application with the help of selenium and thus to shorten the release cycle into production.


CHANGE MANAGEMENT (ITSM)

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY, TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

10/2015 - 03/2016

Mr. Sokolowski worked as Change Coordinator in the IT service management area for a large German shipping company. As part of the outsourcing project he ensured the proper change process following the ITIL framework. It was Mr. Sokolowskis task to evaluate, authorize and document the change requests to the IT infrastructure and their components (CIs) to minimize effects on the operation. As an interface between international disperse project and professional teams on the customer's side and CGI he could once again prove his communication and facilitation skills. In addition, the convening of the Change Advisory Board (CAB) counted panel to Mr. Sokolowskis jurisdictions.


 
 

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Bachelor Student

Munich

10/2012 - 09/2015

Herr Sokolowski war als Dualer Bachelorstudent für die ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE tätig. Während den dreimonatigen Praxisphasen im Ausbildungsunternehmen konnte er weitreichende Erfahrungen über die Wertschöpfungskette eines internationalen Medienkonzerns hinweg sammeln.


PARTNER MANAGEMENT

Studio71 GmbH

07/2015 - 09/2015

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Mr. Sokolowski served as partner manager at the biggest online video multi-channel network (MCN) in German-speaking countries. In addition to the design of new content the production management was one of his key tasks. As a responsible production manager for several clients he could show his management talent, even under time-shortage and scarce resources.


RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland GmbH

01/2015 - 03/2015

Within the R&D department of a large multinational media conglomerate Mr. Sokolowski was responsible for the quality management in the field of agile software development. The conceptual design of test strategies for an e-commerce portal in the field of fashion and consumer products was Mr. Sokolowskis key responsibility. As a test manager, it was Mr. Sokolowskis task to translate product requirements into test concepts and test suites. The selection and implementation of appropriate procedures in the test automation was also within his responsibility. With his extensive expertise in e-commerce and the mobile field Mr. Sokolowski could iteratively improve all quality aspects of the software such as functionality, usability, security, compatibility, reliability and performance.


ONLINE MARKETING

COMVEL GmbH

07/2014 - 09-2014

The increasing number of online travel portals and a changed consumer behavior lead to intensified competition in the travel market. Based on an analysis of search engine performance of various travel portals Mr. Sokolowski conducted multiple SEA campaign optimizations with more than a million keywords. In the field of search engine optimization, he optimized numerous on- and off-page measures. Mr. Sokolowski reported the results of his work on a weekly and monthly basis.


BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

ProSiebenSat.1 Games GmbH

01/2014 - 03/2014

The ProSiebenSat.1 GAMES GmbH is the largest publisher of computer games in Europe since the merger with Aeria Games GmbH. During its operation in the GAMES GmbH Mr. Sokolowski gained an insight into the M&A process of the two companies. The analysis of the main KPIs of games portfolio and the He-provision of daily timer and Weekly Performance Reports were part of his remit.


MARKETING MANAGEMENT

ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland GmbH

07/2013 - 09/2013

The so-called Central Marketing combines the consumer and B2B market promotion of a multinational media conglomerate. Mr. Sokolowski worked in the creation of ad market offerings and administered the client website in partly. In the field of communication his tasks included the conceptual design of trailer campaigns and communication with internal and external agencies.


ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

ProSiebenSat.1 Digital GmbH

01/2013 - 03//2013

As an account manager in the field small and medium business Mr. Sokolowski was responsible to maintain existing client relationships and build new relationships. Mr. Sokolowskis responsibilities also included identifying customer requirements, their documentation in the form of user stories and use cases such as UML diagrams and communication. In addition to the sales activity he also held project management tasks, particularly in the implementation of projects.


Certificates

  • Scrum Master
  • Prince2 Practitioner
  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • IREB Foundation
  • ISO 27001 Foundation

Languages

  • Deutsch: First language
  • Polnisch: First language
  • Englisch: Fluent

Skills

SKILLYEARS*LEVEL**
IT Disziplinen  
Business Intelligence11
IT Service Management11
Change-Management (ITIL)11
Requirements Engineering22
Prozessmodellierung21
Technische Skills  
Wordpress23
Typo312
LaTex21
UML 2.021
BPMN21
MySQL11
Microsoft Access11
Windows82
Mac OSX83
Applikations Knowhow  
MS Office104
Microsoft Dynamics 36512
Adobe Creative Cloud84
Tableau Desktop12
Tableau Server / Web11
Tumult Hype11
Sketch12
Industrien/Branchen  
Transport und Logistik11
Rundfunk und Multimedia32
Telekommunikation32
Weitere relevante Skills  
Visualisierung53
Präsentation53
Sprachen  
DeutschMuttersprache4
PolnischZweite Muttersprache4
Englisch143

* entspricht Dauer des eingesetzten Skills in Jahren
** 1 =gering, 2 = mittel, 3 = sehr gut, 4 = Experte