Sr Director Analyst
3 years at Gartner
18 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Alexander Hoeppe's research responsibilities include IoT/Industrie 4.0 technology and business strategies that include smart manufacturing, as well as complex technology architectures for end-to-end IoT platform solutions. Mr. Hoeppe covers the full life cycle of industrial IoT and Industrie 4.0 solution implementation initiatives across all phases: Strategic alignment/business case definition, conception, process-driven, but also agile implementation and operation of heterogeneous IoT architectures. Mr. Hoeppe has deep knowledge in the area of business process digitization with a clear focus on SAP and leading PLM solution providers like Siemens, PTC or Dassault Systemes combined with a strong methodology background especially in the area of BPM, EAM including integration of CPS, maturity assessment wizards and model-based implementation approaches.
Alexander Hoeppe's Recent Gartner Activity
Predicts 2019: Industrie 4.0 in Advanced Manufacturing Is Driving Digital Differentiation Through Data Innovation
Select the Right Product Management Tool Types to Manage Product Portfolios in a Climate of Change
How Innovative TSPs Can Utilize the Product Data Backbone Concept to Succeed in Manufacturing Industries
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hoeppe was Vice President of the Innovations and Portfolio management at Scheer GmbH. Mr. Hoeppe participated in corporate strategy design, consulting services and solution portfolio management processes (idea-to-offer). Mr. Hoeppe was also managing the Industrie 4.0 and Big Data/Cloud initiatives and therewith played a key role in the definition of new IoT-related consulting solutions and software products. Before that he was head of the solution unit PLM, MDM and ECM (product life cycle/ master data/ enterprise content management) with a focus on process-driven implementation of SAP including integration of leading PLM, MDM and ECM solution providers. Prior to joining Scheer, Mr. Hoeppe was Principal Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM Business Consulting for more than five years working mainly with Fortune 500 companies on large-scale global implementation and rollout projects. Before his consulting career, Mr. Hoeppe worked for five years as a design engineer and project manager in the capital goods industry with a focus on environmental technologies and power plant engineering and construction.
Babcock Borsig, Design Engineer/Project Manager, 5 years
PricewaterhouseCoopers/IBM, Principal Consultant, 5 years
Scheer GmbH/Software AG, VP Innovation and Portfolio Management, 11 years
Scholarship for an extra-occupational M.B.A. from Babcock Borsig
Diploma Engineer Mechanical Engineering, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
M.B.A., Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K.