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Curriculum Vitae (last update: 11/2019) 

Dr. Thomas Dahlmanns, Dipl. Inform. B.Sc. Ph.D. 

Born 17.5.1968 in Hamburg, Germany
Married, two boys, one dog 


  • Senior IT Manager, medical computer scientist and Salesforce Solution Architect
  • “IT-, eCommerce- and digital transformation senior” – 25+ years of international project and leadership experience in CXO, product-, project- account- and IT management positions
  • First eCommerce project realized in 1995 (Lufthansa Infoflyway – web booking system)
  • Delivered the world’s first live webcast of a classical concert and taught Robbie Williams how to use a chat system – “Digital native from the first hour”
  • Self-employed since 2003, Interim manager since 2005


  • Goal oriented project and product recovery, management and delivery
  • Management, advisory and (on-the-job) coaching of IT, digital- and data-strategy, process improvements, project controlling & KPI, agile project-, delivery- development- and change management
  • Leading, motivating and manage change with proven ability to lead- and integrate local and virtual cross-functional teams
  • Industry knowledge: life science, healthcare, retail, ocean carrier, automotive, publishing, online & mobile entertainment, digital agencies


  • Triple, long term grown, professional background (management and business administration, IT- and computer science, life science and digital healthcare)
  • Long term project experience of (successful) management and recovery of complex and critical projects, teams and departments with “hands-on attitude” (see references)
  • Anticipated project best (bad) practices and pain-points in IT, eCommerce & digital transformation projects over the last 25 years
  • Deep knowledge in the application of agile management-, software-, architecture-, test- and data science pattern to mitigate project risks in transformation projects (Focus of Ph.D. thesis research in economics informatics from 2010-2015)
  • Strategic, structured and KPI driven senior manager and communicator with the ability to drill-down to complex technical- and process details for problem solving to ensure project success
  • Strong (practical and theoretical) method-, process- and IT knowledge in classic, agile and “hybrid” IT-, project-, product, quality- and requirements (service design) management
  • Deep (practical and theoretical) knowledge of enterprise platform architectures, software development methods, data science, predictive analytics and modeling of dynamic systems
  • Long-term project- and leadership experience in start-up- and enterprise environments
    (“Integrator of both worlds”)


2019 – current
digiwear.de – digitize fashion

2017 – current
modernhealthcare.de – digital healthcare consulting

2005 – current
Dr. Thomas Dahlmanns – Interim management for digital projects

2003 – 2005
Founder & CTO
EXIT Games, Online gaming Infrastructure

1996 – 2003
Managing Director / Technical Director
Pixelpark AG – Bertelsmann AG Group – digital & ebusiness agency

Manager Online Development
Digital World Publishing, digital & ebusiness agency

Research & Education

2010 – 2015
University of Bristol, UK, Comenius University, Bratislava
Ph.D. in economic computer science

1998 – 2003
Bertelsmann AG Management Program

Visiting professor for IT project management and ebusiness
Technische Hochschule Lübeck

1999 – 2001
University St. Gallen and Business School St. Gallen
Extra occupational studies in strategy, knowledge management and business administration (MBA)

1993 – 1995
Research Associate
University Hospital Hamburg, Department of Medical Informatics

1990 – 1996
Department of Computer Science, Department of Medical Science, University of Hamburg
Diploma in Computer Science (Major) and Medical Informatics (Minor)

Private- and personal activities will follow, soon. Further project details, references & case studies of my projects are available upon request. Feel free to send me a message via the contact form (below), email or call me.