Munich, July 1, 2021: Digital solutions, consulting and software expert, valantic (www.valantic.com), welcomes Karsten Ötschmann who is joining valantic as a Managing Director and Partner from July 1. Karsten Ötschmann looks back on a more than 25-year career in which he held various management positions at leading consultancies. At valantic, his tasks will include ramping up business development in the area of technology-driven, digital transformation and further enhancing valantic’s consulting portfolio and its branding in the consulting market.
Karsten Ötschmann strengthens digital solutions, consulting and software expert, valantic, as a cross-divisional Managing Director and Partner from July 1. Karsten’s career as a successful business consultant in leading management positions stretches back more than 25 years; during this time, he spent prolonged periods at hidden champions such as J&M Management Consulting, Lodestone/Infosys Consulting and most recently as Partner and Technology Consulting Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
In his previous positions, Karsten led the respective companies / consulting organizations on a strong growth path. Besides his iconic, team-oriented leadership skills, he also comes to the valantic Group with an extensive client network and many years’ experience as a “trusted advisor” in global transformation projects.
Karsten Ötschmann has molded and successfully realized major transformation and migration projects together with experienced client and consultant teams. “Throughout my consulting career, innovative technologies from leading software vendors have been the ‘vehicle’ for successfully implementing customers’ business transformation programs. I have accompanied companies in many industries – such as discrete manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, consumer goods and automotive – and of every size from medium-sized to family-owned businesses and large conglomerates in their strategic projects.
In each case, the initiatives always focused on process and technological renewal and the associated attainment of quantifiable and sustainable business improvements,” emphasizes Ötschmann.
The secret of his success: Personally standing up for values, assuming responsibility and taking the lead, celebrating successes together and having a great time as a team! “For me, maintaining a trustful, cooperative and authentic relationship with my customers and colleagues and jointly achieving the ambitious goals that we set ourselves are the foundation for long-term working relationships. That’s what I stand for!”
“I’ve followed valantic’s rapid organic and inorganic growth with great interest over the past few years and am excited by valantic’s leadership culture and the tremendous talent within the company. I see the huge potential and am looking forward to playing a key role in shaping the next chapters of the valantic success story,” Ötschmann continues.
valantic’s CEO and founder, Dr. Holger von Daniels, adds: “valantic’s vision is to become Europe’s most respected digital consultancy. We therefore have very ambitious goals. To realize this vision, we need the best minds on the market: True entrepreneurial figures who can offer outstanding performance for our customers and at the same time have their hearts in the right place. Karsten and I have known each other for many years and we’ve always followed each other’s paths with keen interest. His personality and experience make him an excellent match for our management team and, from now on, we’ll continue writing valantic’s success story together”.