The leading lights of Consileon
Consileon’s management team consists of business and IT specialists who work hand in hand. This interdisciplinary mix helps us deliver better value to our clients on a strategic, operational and technological level.
Dr. Joachim Schü
As Managing Partner, Dr. Joachim Schü has been at the helm of Consileon Business Consultancy since its foundation in 2001.
He is responsible for the development and internationalization of the company but also plays a large role in business operations. A key focus in his expertise is the alignment of clients’ IT infrastructure with their corporate strategy.
Schü studied IT at the University of Karlsruhe and in the USA. He received his PhD at Karlsruhe with the highest distinction. From 1996 to 1999, he was employed as a strategy consultant in a German branch of a US consulting firm before being appointed as a manager at a publicly traded systems integrator where he remained until 2001.
Partner and Head of Consileon Frankfurt
From 2003 to 2005, Ralph Hientzsch was a member of the management board at Consileon Business Consultancy.
Since 2005, he has been Managing Partner of Consileon Frankfurt. He advises German and international financial service providers on business strategy, improving revenues, product development, pricing, sales and marketing, post-merger integration, process optimization and sourcing strategies.
Hientzsch studied business at the University of Witten/Herdecke and in Berkeley, California, gaining two scholarships and graduating with distinction. He began his career at two US consultancies where he became manager. In 2000, he was made responsible for HR and profit and loss for a team of 25 consultants at Deutsche Bank. He later headed the customer management and sales cooperation department in the retail and business client division. Since 2010, Hientzsch has been a member of Atlantik-Brücke, an organization promoting German-American relations.
Dr. Jörg Schlösser
Dr. Jörg Schlösser has been a Managing Partner and senior executive since Consileon was established. Since 2007, he has held commercial power of attorney for Consileon Business Consultancy.
He has been a member of the management board for Consileon Poland. His areas of expertise are web portals and service-oriented system architectures.
Schlösser studied IT at the University of Karlsruhe and received a PhD in database systems. His thesis – on the topic of data mining – was written as part of a joint research project between his university and Daimler Benz AG. Schlösser started his career as a consultant at a publicly traded company before joining Consileon.
Dirk Dempewolf has been on Consileon‘s executive board since May 2016, taking charge of our business with automotive clients.
Before joining the board, he was account manager and strategy consultant responsible for projects carried out on behalf of a global car manufacturing group.
Dempewolf has graduated in computer science from Cologne University of Applied Sciences (formerly FH Köln, now TH Köln). Before his tenure with Consileon, he worked a total of twenty years at various IT service providers both in operational and in managerial roles ranging from process and systems development, through systems integration, training, sales, and business development, to general management. Besides his deep automotive expertise, Dempewolf has extensive project experience in other high-tech industries, in financial services, and in retail.
Micha Sigloch joined Consileon in 2006. In April 2011, he became a member of the management team.
Sigloch is responsible for the capital markets line of business at Consileon which was initiated and developed under his leadership.
After gaining a banking qualification, Sigloch studied business administration at the University of Augsburg, before graduating with an MBA from the University of Dayton in Ohio. Since 1995, he has worked for investment companies, banks and operators of trading and holding platforms. He specializes in securities settlement. His expertise ranges from organizational and technological integration of merged companies, to program management, product development, procurement, efficiency analysis and process optimization to the central administration of IT architectures.