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Uwe Placzek

Lean Management and Start-up Expert

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  • 6403 Küssnacht Freelancer in
  • Abschluss: Dipl.-Ing. (TU) Design and Development
  • Stunden-/Tagessatz: nicht angegeben
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  • Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher)
  • Letztes Update: 25.09.2018
SCHLAGWORTE
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Profilbild von Uwe Placzek Lean Management and Start-up Expert aus Kuessnacht
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SKILLS
National and international experienced Senior Manager and entrepreneur with a broad technical background and more than 20 years’ experience in setting up and leading high-performance small and mid-sized teams (both in SME and corporate environments) for realizing highly innovative projects and businesses delivering world-class products.

Cross-industry experience in diverse branches such as Digital Media, e-Commerce, IT, Telecom, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive.

Proficient in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams as well as in acquiring the right business and technology partners to get things done. Experienced project manager and strong communicator with excellent presentation skills. Acquired extensive negotiation skills in complex and challenging setups. Combines sharp analytical skills with joined-up thinking and strong problem-solving abilities. Experienced in dealing with all organizational levels incl. visionaries, investors, senior management, lawyers, software geeks and blue collar-workers.
Repeatedly acquired and successfully utilized solid competences in new branches and industries.

University degree in Design & Development. Proficient in classic and agile project management methods and highly validated environments.
REFERENZEN
2013 – present SENIOR CONSULTANT, OWNER
                        UP Management, Küssnacht SZ, Switzerland
  • Innovation Project Management, conceptual and business planning consultancy, technical and business evaluations of start-ups and existing businesses for financial and strategic investors.
  • Clients include ProSiebenSat.1 (Munich), Falcon Private Bank (Zurich), TCFG (Zurich), Tigermed (Zug/Shanghai), Telepool (Munich), InTimeTech (New York), Longines (Saint-Imier), Yodoba (Zurich), Oxford BioChronometrics (Luxembourg/London), IndustrialBoard (Langenthal) and private investors.
2014 – present CEO & CO-FOUNDER
                        MeineWelt AG, Cham, Switzerland
  • Digital Transformation: TV and Publishing industry. Spotted the opportunity, initiated and drives a digital media start-up focused on providing  regionalized and personalized video and e-commerce solutions.
2012 – 2013      COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
                        British Sky Broadcasting (now Sky), London, UK
  • Pivotal in the smooth integration of Acetrax services into Sky’s operations. Managed commercial strategy development, contracting, business and service planning and the ultimate handover. Today, the Acetrax platform is key component for Sky’s international movie streaming business.
2006 – 2013      CEO & CO-FOUNDER
                        Acetrax AG, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Digital Transformation: Film industry. Spotted the opportunity, initiated and spear-headed the development, roll-out and exponential growth of the first pan-European direct-to-TV video on-demand service before successfully selling the company to Sky in 2012.
  • Negotiated and concluded step-changing content distribution deals with all major Hollywood studios (Warner, Disney, Sony, Paramount, Fox) and leading European distributors.
  • Acquired the major consumer electronics manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Toshiba, Philips, Acer and Asus as clients and marketing & distribution partners.
2001 – 2006      BUSINESS PROGRAM MANAGER, HEAD OF MUSIC PLATFORM Music2You
                        Siemens, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Digital Transformation: Music industry. Spotted the opportunity, created and grew one of the most successful white label music on-demand providers, delivering innovative solutions for international high-profile brands such as Deutsche Telekom, AOL, Telstra and Hutchison including the world’s first commercial music service for mobile phones with O2 in 2003. Music2You was sold to IMImobile in 2009.
2000 – 2001      HEAD OF MOBILE DATA, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
                        diAx Telecommunications (later sunrise), Zurich, Switzerland
  • Pioneering Mobile Data and IoT. Recognizing the vast opportunities, side-entry into telecom and ICT. Instrumental in one of the world’s first GPRS (mobile data) launches, and first in Switzerland, for its second-largest telecom operator and the launch of first-mover mobile data products.
1998 – 2000      DEPUTY HEAD OF DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
                        MEYCO Equipment MBT (Switzerland) (now Atlas Copco), Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Pioneering Heavy-duty Robotics. Drove the successful launch and deployment of the world’s first mining robot for INCO Mines in Canada and further international projects including for Japan, Germany and the U.S.
1995 – 1998      MANAGING PARTNER
                        Schönefeld & Partner CME, Chemnitz, Germany
  • Pioneering 3D CAD and 3D Rapid Prototyping. Set up and grew a 3D CAD design and rapid prototyping business, delivering state-of-the-art projects for leading automotive brands such as Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Alfa Romeo.
ZEITLICHE UND RÄUMLICHE VERFÜGBARKEIT
Generally flexible
SONSTIGE ANGABEN
Good sense of humor
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