Christian Schmidt

CTO, Senior IT Project Manager, Scrum Master, PMP®, ITIL®, ISO/IEC 2000, CSP, CSPO, PSM I

Christian's bio

CTO and Senior Project Manager with over 15 years technical expertise in Web and Mobile Design and Development combined with solid Management skills and a wide background in the application of Agile Principles (Agile Developer, Technical Lead, Scrum Master, Product Owner).He is also certified as PMP, ITIL, ISO/IEC 2000, CSP, CSPO and PSM I.

He has experience in multiple and diverse disciplines, such as legal, tax and above all IT and Big Data.

With his positive leadership and the application of the agile principles in his projects, Christian aims to improve the rate of fulfillment of the goals while his team is motivated and enjoy the work.

After being employed as CAD/CAM modeller, web and graphic designer, he has worked several years as freelance in the field of web and mobile programming and design and he participated as entrepreneurs in the creation of a start-up related to IT in Alicante, Spain.

Since November 2015, he is the CTO of Jappysaver.com, a rapidly growing startup with a brilliant future, where he is responsible for the TIC projects and in continuous contact with state of the art and cutting-edge technolologies. Before this he was the Lead Project Manager for the Labs Area of OPINNO, one of the most successful Spanish companies in open innovation, which manages MIT Innovators Under 35, MIT Technology Review en Español, HBR Summit, among others.

He is a pragmatic person, driven to find solution for problems and able to adapt to the most diverse situations. He is passionate for new challenges and he feels comfortable in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments. His nature is multicultural: born in Argentina from a Danish family, he spent the last 30 years between Spain and Denmark. He speaks several languages: bilingual for Spanish and Danish, fluent in English, high level of Swedish, Norwegian and Italian. Christian holds an Engineering degree in Industrial Design from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain), several Scrum Alliance certifications (CSP, CSM and CSPO) and he holds a Master in Big Data from the EAE Business School in Madrid (Spain) and the University of Barcelona.

Experience

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2015

Jappysaver

CTO

2013 2015

Opinno

Senior IT Project Manager

2013 2014

DNRF's Centre for Textile Research, Copenhagen University

Art Consultant and Graphic Designer

2012 2013

Freelance

Web Project Manager and SEO Consultant

2010 2012

Anuubis Solutions, CV

Project Manager and CEO

2009 2009

Gooma, SL

Web Project Manager

2006 2009

Freelance

Web designer and developer

2003 2006

Erna Europa Service, S.L.

Consultant and Advisor

2001 2003

Euroeléctricas Altea, S.L.

Diseñador y desarrollador Web

2000 2001

NucleoWorld

Web designer and developer

2015

Jappysaver

CTO

Full IT Governance, giving business support to the different startup units and needs, leading a multidisciplinar IT team and managing suppliers and services.
IT evolution to cloud and Big Data services, in line with the company needs and with a new organizational model more agile and efficient. Currently leading the mobile development.

2013 2015

Opinno

Senior IT Project Manager

Management in designing and developing web projects, mobile apps, online marketing strategies and SEO consulting. Collaboration in drafting proposals for innovation and prototyping. All this from the perspective of Agile and Lean methodologies primarly Scrum. Team management and mentoring and coaching of Junior members.

2013 2014

DNRF's Centre for Textile Research, Copenhagen University

Art Consultant and Graphic Designer

Collaboration in the design and editing of various publications of the center. Advice on creative processes and mechanical systems under study in the center.

2012 2013

Freelance

Web Project Manager and SEO Consultant

Design and web development, online marketing, SEO/SEM consulting and advising.

2010 2012

Anuubis Solutions, CV

Project Manager and CEO

Design and development of web projects, SEO campaigns and consultancy, Online Marketing Strategies and Social Media Marketing.

2009 2009

Gooma, SL

Web Project Manager

Design and development of web projects, mobile and flash apps using different programming languages and technologies.

2006 2009

Freelance

Web designer and developer

Design and developmento of all kind of web projects, graphic design and offset printing, online shops, architectural 3D rendering, among others.

2003 2006

Erna Europa Service, S.L.

Consultant and Advisor

Tax and legal advisor and consultant specialized in foreign residents and expats.

2001 2003

Euroeléctricas Altea, S.L.

Diseñador y desarrollador Web

Design and development of the online store of the company as well as all advertising material, graphic design and offset printing, among others.

2000 2001

NucleoWorld

Web designer and developer

Design and development of all kinds of web projects, online shops and graphic design, among others.

Education

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2015 2016

EAE Business School
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Universitat de Barcelona

Master in Data Management and Technological Innovation

The internet revolution has given rise to the largest human information system in history, and the amount of data produced around the world is growing exponentially. As this development continues to gather speed, it touches almost every field of human activity. This is the world of web sciences and big data.

The online masters programme has been designed in consultation with industry experts to encompass all the most sought-after skills and competencies needed for leadership in this field. The study covers big data infrastructure, data analytics and business intelligence, with a key focus on technological developments, including information architecture, mobile, social and grid computing.

2015 2015

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Course: Systems Biology

The Systems Biology Specialization will enable students to get a working knowledge of various facets including bioinformatics, dynamical modeling, genomics, network and statistical modeling, proteomics and metabolomics.

2015 2015

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Course: Data Science

This specialization covers the concepts and tools you'll need throughout the entire data science pipeline, from asking the right kinds of questions to making inferences and publishing results.

2014 2015

Case Western Reserve University

Course: Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence, hope, mindfulness, and compassion help a person reverse the damage of chronic stress and build great leadership relationships. The Positive and Negative Emotional Attractors inspire sustained, desired change and learning at many levels.

2014 2015

Copenhagen Business School

Course: An Introduction to Consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing

Introduction to the multidisciplinary field of consumer neuroscience and neuromarketing. It goes through the basic concepts of the human brain, the elements of the consumer mind, how it is studied, and how its insights can be applied in commercial and societal understandings of consumer behaviour.

2014 2015

University of California, San Diego

Course: Bioinformatics Algorithms

This course is the first in a two-part series covering some of the algorithms underlying bioinformatics. It will cover some of the algorithms underlying the following fundamental topics in bioinformatics: assembling genomes, comparing DNA and protein sequences, finding regulatory motifs, analyzing genome rearrangements, identifying proteins, and many other topics.

2014 2015

University of Maryland College Park

Course: Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business

How to develop the business model with attention to value propositions, customer segments, channels, customer relationships, revenue models, partners, and resources, activities, and costs. Keys to discovering the customer with an emphasis on problem-solution fit, proposed MVP, and proposed funnels. Insights on validating the customer via product-market fit, business model refinement, and sales and marketing roadmapping. How to pitch the venture through a written analysis of the business model canvas and a video of your investor pitch.

1997 2000

Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Technical Industrial Design Engineer

The studies leading to a degree in Industrial Design Engineering offer students an interdisciplinary training in both socio-cultural and technological subjects. These engineers work on designing, developing, producing and marketing industrial products.

The contents of the subjects are organised in four broad areas of study:

- Visualisation, representation and communication systems.
- Materials and their transformation, and technology and its applications.
- Basic subjects ranging from applied physics and mathematics to the history of culture and design.
- Projects involving the development of products of varying degrees of complexity.

In the final year of the degree course students can choose from several specialist pathways: the habitat, leisure, textile and equipment sectors.

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Photoshop

PMP

Graphic Design

Web Design

PHP

Scrum

SEO

Online Marketing

SEM

Digital Photography

Web and Mobile Development

Project Management

Business Analytics

SMO

Swedish

Norwegian

Business Intellingence

Spanish

Graphics

Museums

MySQL

Drupal

jQuery

Cross-functional Team Leadership

Teamwork

Lean Management

Agile Project Management

SQL

3D Studio Max

3D rendering

Danish

Web Marketing Strategy

Italian

Engineering

Marketing Strategy

Entrepreneurship

Web Marketing

Joomla

Wordpress

HTML + CSS

Lean IT

User Experience

Advanced CSS

AJAX

JavaScript

ASP.NET

User Interface Design

HTML 5

Django

Testimonials

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Scarlett OHara

Owner, Scarlett O Hara S.L.

Fast, efficient, reliable

Daniel Sanz Estelrich

Director de Operaciones y Gerente de Globos Viento Zero S L

Muy buen trabajo de optimización y posicionamiento SEO.

Marco García

Estudio de interiorismo Marco García, Gerente

Muy buen profesional, muy eficiente y de total confianza.

Karen McGeoch

Empleada en Menorcaplus.com

Monica Lavandera

Responsable de la firma LAVANDERA

Es un placer trabajar con Christian ya que todos los trabajos que le he contratado han sido resueltos con un trato y una profesionalidad inmejorables.
El dialogo es muy cercano, con lo que los resultados siempre han sido óptimos.
Y la relación calidad- precio es muy buena.

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