Ulrike Umkehrer-Neudeck has started her career in 1986 as apprentice in the banking industry before she studied economics and became a process and project consultant at Bayerische Hypotheken und Wechsel-Bank (Hypo Bank) in1994. She moved to IT in 1997 when she project managed several migration projects in the Hypo Bank + Bayerische Vereinsbank merger. With the Real Estate business spin off from HypoVereinsbank in 2003 she moved with it and became department Head for Application and later Application and Infrastructure of Hypo Real Estate (HRE) International in Dublin. In 2006 she was appointed as managing director of HRE&s Group IT in Stuttgart. In 2008 she moved to a small, but highly professional consultancy in Munich where she advised customers, mainly IT managers in the automotive and finance industry, on Business IT Alignment; project and pogramme management of agile IT projects, agile sourcing and innovation management. From 2014 to 2016 she had set her mind on establishing a new agile unit for a project and management consultancy in Munich, an experience she uses now to coach, consult and support agile project managers of MHP - A Porsche Company.