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Luis Xavier Baena Mourão


Founder & General Manager, Axllence

Location: Wallisellen, Switzerland


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Name: Luis Xavier Baena Mourão

Summary:  I'm a widely experienced Systems Engineer and Manager with a track record in applying technology to improve business for major international companies Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills. A team leader, mentor and developer, providing motivation and training by example. Effective communicator with wide experience in managing crises, big challenges, delivering results in heterogeneous and global environments.

Received Microsoft Gold Star Award FY2004 for Engineering Excellence.

Recent References:

Senior Manager R&D, Software Services: Scrum evangelist, leading the development of out-of-this-world audio and video and building a world-class software development organization at Bang & Olufsen, makers of luxury audio and video experiences.

VP R&D: Hands-on Development Manager at timeXtender, delivered the world’s most productive BI tool from scratch in 12 months, with full responsibility for R&D, Consulting Services and IT Operations, technology partnerships, and development of the partner channel in the USA, Canada and Brazil.

Senior Consultant: Hitachi/Iteration2 Consulting a Microsoft Gold Partner, received Microsoft Partner of the Year award, Presidents Club membership. Led the implementation of Field Service for DynamicsAx 4.0 solution, Microsoft DynamicsAx 4.0 beta program and IBI. Developed and demonstrated first IBI solution at MBS Convergence 2006 in Dallas, TX USA.

Software Development Engineering Manager: At Microsoft – Axapta Product Unit, overall responsibility for the development and test of the core technology of Microsoft’s ERP flagship product, i.e. Axapta. Daily management of a team of 21 people with a yearly budget of aprox. 1 million Euro. Within the greater Microsoft I was the Copenhagen site/campus representative for MS Training and Education, lead for Axapta integration with Microsoft platforms – Dr. Watson, SharePoint Portal, CRM, Systems Management Server, Live Communications Server, and the Axapta Engineering Excellence and Trustworthy Computing lead, having received a Microsoft Gold Star Award in FY04 for Engineering Excellence.

Methodologies: UML + RUP, Extreme Programming, MSF/ MS EE, MOF (ITIL), Scrum

Languages: Portuguese, Italian, French, Spanish, Danish, English

Publications:Columnist for LAN Times/MacGraw-Hill on Object Oriented Technologies, Wrox Press auhtor on UML and RUP, Author of ”Dynamics Ax a Guide to Axapta” from Apress ISBN 1-59059-489-4

Work experience

Microsoft, Software Development Engineering Manager
March 2003 - October 2004, Vedbæk, Denmark
As the SDEM for the Dynamics AX kernel I ran one of the first cross-functional teams in Microsoft covering product management, documentation, development, testing and 4th level technical support.


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