Caroline Schmidt

Consultant

caroline.schmidt(at)kegon.de
Tel +49 176 47 37 27 80

Curriculum Vitae

Mrs. Caroline Schmidt completed her studies in Finance in Vallendar at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management. Caroline gained her professional experience in an agile environment in a renowned management and strategy consulting company in Germany, where she also wrote her master thesis on "Agile Product Development in the Financial Sector". In this context she passed on her experience in trainings (in-house and public) on agile basics. During her studies she gained international experience in various stays abroad in England, Italy and Tunisia. 


Knowledge and focus

  • Agile Transformation
  • Transition and Change Management
  • Training and Coaching
  • Teambuilding

Project Experiences (Selection)

Insurance - agile transformation of an entire IT

  • Planning and implementation of overall transformation and design of structures of Agile Release Trains and Value Streams
  • Coaching portfolio level
  • Conducting a company-wide prioritisation workshop

Insurance - Lean Agile Portfolio Management

  • Coaching Portfolio Level
  • Setting up a process for the systematic derivation of portfolio epics
  • Create guardrails for decentralised decision making
  • Implement portfolio events

Telecommunications – Lean Agile Portfolio Management

  • Coaching Portfolio Level
  • Setting up a process for the systematic derivation of portfolio epics
  • Conducting a company-wide prioritisation workshop
  • Creating guardrails for decentralised decision making

Insurance Industry - Agile Transformation and Lean Agile Portfolio Management

  • Coaching portfolio level
  • Setting up a Lean Portfolio Management 
  • Setting up an agile strategy process
  • Create a metrics system for systematic improvement
  • Define guardrails for decentralised decision making

IT - Agile Product Development

  • Coaching programme level
  • Improvement of PI planning
  • Establishment of a key performance indicator system to control the multi-projects

Agile Product Development in an Insurance Company

  • Coaching Team Level
  • Training Team and Management Level
  • Process Design and Change Management
  • Definition and Implementation of Agile Teams

Agile Coaching in the Energy Industry

  • Organisation of Teams and development of all Roles, Artefacts and Events
  • Training and Coaching Team Level
  • Definition and Implementation of the developed vision
  • Process Improvement and Change Management
  • Stakeholder Management

Asset Management in an Insurance Company

  • Equity Research
  • Broker Meetings
  • Process Design
  • Compliance with ESG and Compliance Requirements