Mr. Sokolowski is a lead consultant in the area of Business Development for CGI Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG. He will graduate with a M.Sc. in Technology and Management with very good achievements (1.6) in the autumn of 2017.
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)
10/2012 - 09/2015
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.
CGI Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG
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
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.
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
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.
07/2015 - 09/2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Scrum Master
- Prince2 Practitioner
- ITIL v3 Foundation
- IREB Foundation
- ISO 27001 Foundation
- Deutsch: First language
- Polnisch: First language
- Englisch: Fluent
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