Ralf Lippold, Technology Strategist & Lean Thinker 2/3
maven in the role of facilitating the implementation of new programs or softwarefunctionality (in various contexts); implementing new organizational/ technological ways todecrease throughput times and increase process stability; setting foundations for futuresystem dynamics simulations; facilitating of implementation of programs on the shop floor indiverse cultures as visualization and
Flood Crisis Help
: created interactive help hub and integrated digital PDAs in the City of Dresdenorganizational work flows.
Name and address of employer
BMW AG Plant Leipzig
(2003-2008, Regensburg & Leipzig),
Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe AG
Kombiverkehr Deutsche Gesellschaft für kombinierten Güterverkehr mbH & Co. KG
Education & training
10/01/1995 – 09/11/1997
Title of qualificationawarded
Master of Business Administration (FH)
Principal subjects /occupational skills covered
Information Management Systems
- Production Logistics Management
Place of education
University of Applied Sciences Dresden (FH) / HTW Dresden
Level in national or internationalClassification
Social skills andcompetences
knowledge and practical use of organizational design methods.
(especially in the learning and information logistics field in organizations)and taking an
to create the acceptance of the new. Applying boundary spanner role between different organizational groups and cultures.Sensible in identifying special strengths of individual team members and put them intopractical use. Putting analytical skills into synthesizingGood understanding and practical use of
(Attended “Harvard NegotiationMethod” workshop at BMW AG in 2005). Practicing constantly in complex situations (e.g.flood crisis, co-creating new business processes at BMW Leipzig, facilitating, setting up of various CoWorking spaces) over three decades.
Organisational skillsand competences
experience (responsible for some 15 project members and additionalvolunteers during the flood help in Dresden 2002). Experience in various informalleadership positions working on the shop floor with diverse groups and departments.
skills, especially in facilitating groups on problem solving and creating newprocesses. Initiated OpenCoffeeClubDresden as
Technical skills andcompetences
Excellent command of
philosophy, culture, and tools – due to over 30 yearsof personal practice (born to an engineering family).Organized and attended several workshops and conferences on
future technology use
(everything on mobile computing; doing asession on Abundance), 2012
Technology blogger for
at TU Bergakamadie Freiberg (world’s oldest mining university),Freiberg/Sachsen, Germany, 2012
Member of press body covering
Blogger & Twitterer in Residence at
Blogger in Residence at
in Bruxelles, Belgium,2011.
Blogger in Residence at
inMelbourne, Australia, 2011.
, Dresden, workshop on “