Profilbild von Matthias Herz Innovation Manager | Product Owner & Manager aus Forchheim

Matthias Herz

nicht verfügbar bis 31.03.2022

Letztes Update: 20.01.2022

Innovation Manager | Product Owner & Manager

Firma: GmbH
Abschluss: PhD, Applied Mathematics
Stunden-/Tagessatz: anzeigen
Hourly rate for remote work. Negotiable.
Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher)




My key areas as Product Owner or Product Manager
1) Early Phase Product Developments
2) Team Leadership
3) Data Science Products

Key areas as Innovation Manager:
1) Innovation Portfolio Management
3) Incubation Projects

List of Skills
  • Agile Project Management
  • Algorithm Development
  • AI Services
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Digital Business Development
  • Digital Industrial Services
  • Data Analytics Services
  • Data Science Products
  • Innovation Management
  • Industrial IoT Services
  • Knowledge Graph and Ontology
  • Machine Learning Products 
  • Product Management
  • Product Owner (PSPO I Certified)
  • Product Incubation
  • Product Portfolio Management
  • Predictive Maintenance Services
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Software Development
  • Team Leadership and Development



04/2021 - bis jetzt
Product Manager / Product Owner
The product is the automated generation, deployment, and lifecycle management of a knowledge graph together with clear and easy-to-use tools for extracting the use-case specific insights from it.

Key Words: SCRUM, Team Lead, Team Development, Stakeholder Management, Design Thinking, Data Science, Data Engineering, Machine Learning, Knowledge Graph, Natural Language Processing, Google Cloud, Kubernetes

09/2018 - 03/2021
Product Manager / Product Owner
Siemens (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
Product-lifecycle manager resp. Product Owner for 6 projects. 

Reference Projects:
  1. Product Owner for an internal data analytics tool: Internal tool for demand forecasting over the next five years. Project started and first product released under my leadership
  2. Product Owner for  a predictive maintenance service: Service to monitor the health index of machines and to predict failures in advance. Project started, prototype developed, and product release prepared under my leadership. Development in collaboration with an external machine learning start-up.
Key Words: Customer Co-Creation, Design Thinking, BizMo Navigator & Canvas, 4P, SCRUM, Start-Up Collaboration, Stakeholder Management, Project Team Lead, Project Team Coach, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, SAP HANA, Tableau, AWS, Jira, Confluence, Machine Learning, Anomaly Detection, Edge Computing, Cloud Computing, IIoT, Kubernetes, Docker, Grafana, NATS

09/2018 - 03/2021
Innovation Manager
Siemens (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
  • Built an end-to-end innovation process for a fast evaluation of innovation ideas.
  • Developed a validated innovation project portfolio which systematically covered horizon 2. 
  • Digital strategy development
  • Created innovation culture, e.g., by coaching of all innovation project teams
Key Words: Design Thinking, Innovation Horizons, Innovation Funnel, Stage-Gate Process, Business Model Navigator & Canvas, 4P

03/2015 - 08/2018
Research Scientist
Siemens AG (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
Summary: Successfully made novel technologies accessible for business units. This included building new collaborations, allocating budget, agile project management (SCRUM), and software development (C/C++, Python, Java).

Reference Projects:
  1. Product Owner and Developer for a Simcenter Plugin: Plugin to compress huge 3D Finite-Element models to small and real-time capable input-output systems. Target users are simulation engineers. Projects started and plugin released under my leadership.
  2. Product Owner and Developer for a Toplogy Optimization Prototype: Prototype for topology optimization filter algorithms. The algorithms allowed to include symmetrical constrains in the optimization process. Target users are simulation emgineers. Project started and prototype released under my leadership.
Key Words: SCRUM, Topology Optimization, Structural Mechanics, Finite Element Method, SimCenter, C++, SCRUM, Model Order Reduction, CAE, Finite Element Method, SimCenter, C++, Pyhton

10/2010 - 12/2014
Research Associate
University Erlangen (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Öffentlicher Dienst
Development of mathematics and algorithms for ionic fluids

Zeitliche und räumliche Verfügbarkeit

  • Remote: preferred way of working
  • On-Site: I can travel within D-A-CH regularly for one night per week
  • On-Site: Scheduled on-site weeks are possible, too.