Alexander Pokorny | Profile

Education & Degrees

1999 – Magister Rerum Naturalium
University of Vienna, Austria, Distinction
1991 – Matura (High School Exam)
Theresianische Akademie, Vienna, Austria, Distinction
Other IT certificates, certified trainer



International Experience

Permanent Workplace: Vienna, Austria
Business travels, temporary workplaces:
Geneva, Trier, Ballymena (Northern Ireland), London, Madrid, Tenerife, Brussels, Bucharest, etc.

Expertise & Skills

  • Strong business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit, 20+ years in IT and 11+ years experience in a leading multinational
  • Continuous career development from a business role with hands-on development experience to IT management
  • Experience in business and systems development with strategic focus on innovation and digital transformation
  • Highly analytical, mathematical skills with scientific academic background and proven problem-solving experience
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis, business process optimization and change management
  • Broad experience in IT management, project management, IT development, integration, Enterprise Architecture
  • Strong working relationships with partners, vendors, key stakeholders, and Authorities
  • 11+ years of experience in a highly regulated business subject to numerous national and international regulations
  • Experience with high security / availability systems, development projects thereof with strong access restrictions
  • Representing the company at national and international Governmental and Regulatory Authorities, e.g. European Commission, Austrian Ministry of Health, Italian Ministero della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanità …
  • Polished communication skills on all levels, from technical to executive (CxO, Senior Management)
  • Strong inter-cultural experience and long-time experience in cross-functional, remote collaboration
  • Leadership of internal and external staff (consultants, contractors) and experience in recruiting / selecting thereof
  • Trusted to work with highly confidential data and intellectual property (one of a handful of 26000 employees)
  • Work experience (travel and temporary) in Switzerland, Germany, Northern Ireland, UK, Spain, Belgium, Romania …
  • Fluent in many programming languages, highly experienced with agile methodologies (Scrum and Scrum of Scrum)
  • Solution-driven, hands-on mentality, focussing on team results and performance delivery
  • Fascinated by new technologies and digital innovation in business areas, open source, and consumer domain


Agile Methodology (Scrum, Kanban), Business Process Model Notation (BPMN) & UML Modeling, Object Oriented Analysis / Design, Value Engineering, ITIL, Project Management

Computer Languages

SQL, C, C++, Fortran 77/95, Pascal, Bash, Tcsh, Perl, PHP/HHVM, TeX, LaTeX, HTML5, XML, XSLT, CSS3, Javascript, Java, UML, BPMN, SAP ABAP, Powershell, C#, VB, .NET, VBA (Office) …

Databases & Office

Microsoft SQL Server up to 2016 (incl. SSRS, SSAS, SSIS), Oracle up to 12c, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008–2015, Microsoft Office 2010–2016 (including MS Visio & MS Project), Google Apps for Work, Office 365, Power BI, Sparx Enterprise Architect, Altova MissionKit (UML, XML Tools), IHMC CmapTools, oXygen XML, SAS

Content Management

SharePoint 2007 to 2013 (incl. development), open source content management systems such as Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Concrete5, Typo3, Alfresco, Liferay, Magento, VirtueMart ...

Creative Software

Adobe CC Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Animate/Flash, Lightroom, Indesign, Illustrator, Muse …), Quark Xpress, Tumult Hype, Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Aperture, Apple Photos …


Windows XP, 7, 8, 10; Windows Server 2008–2012R2, MacOS X, Ubuntu (and Debian derivates), BSD and other Linux’s


Solid knowledge of SAP R/3 internal structure (data tables), SAP ECC, SAP BW, SAP RFC development and .NET connector, SAP HANA Studio, Dynamics 365 (evaluation study)

Expertise & Skills