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Erwin Sägesser


Head of Engineering and Product Management, NIS AG, Switzerland

Location: Luzern


Certified ScrumMaster
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Erwin Saegesser - Head of Engineering and Product Management.

Experienced product manager with a proven track record. Worked in various regional and worldwide management positions for IT and NIS/GIS companies such as Autodesk. With more than 15 years of experience in the utilities market, product management and business development, he leads the development team at NIS AG to provide utility customers intuitive and cutting edge solutions. Erwin Saegesser has a background in engineering and economics, and is a certified Scrum master. As deputy director at NIS AG, he currently manages the engineering and product management teams. Advanced experience with Agile/Scrum since 2009 (more than 60'000 hours).


Work experience

NIS AG, Switzerland, Head of Engineering and Product Management
October 2010 - Present, Emmenbruecke, Luzern, Switzerland
Head of engineering and product management. Deputy director and member of the executive management at NIS. Enabled innovation through Agile practices, especially using the Scrum process framework. Introduced Hudson/Jenkins for CI and Jira/Greenhopper for managing backlogs and sprints.

Autodesk, Product Line Manager
November 2006 - December 2009, San Rafael, CA, United States
Product Line Manager for Utilities Products. Development of product strategies, product and release planning, business development as well as stakeholder support to include representation of product strategies, and team management.


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