|Dr. Thomas Beck is managing director at Vector Informatik GmbH and at Vector Consulting Services GmbH. He is working with companies on implementing solutions and introducing tools for product life cycle management. Following an engineering degree and Doctorate in electrical engineering at University of Stuttgart he had different functions with ETAS and Bosch. From 1997 to 2000 he was CEO of the ETAS group. His publications and lectures periodically contribute and lead advances towards practice-driven usage of tools and processes for an efficient product life cycle management.|
|Dr. Christof Ebert is managing director at Vector Consulting Services. He supports clients around the world to improve product strategy and product development and to manage organizational changes. Prior to that, he held global management positions for ten years at Alcatel-Lucent. Dr. Ebert serves on a number of advisory and industry bodies. An internationally renowned keynote speaker, he teaches at the University of Stuttgart and authored several books including his most recent book “Global Software and IT” published by Wiley.
|Dr. Dieter Lederer is managing director at Vector Consulting Services GmbH. He is consulting with companies of different industries in optimizing technical product development and the underlying processes, as well as implementing change programs. Before that he was with Robert Bosch GmbH in engineering of engine control systems. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Erlangen and obtained a doctorate in the same field at the TU Berlin. Dr. Lederer publishes regularly on process improvement, usage of maturity models and organizational change management.|