Our management team

Prof. Dr. Oliver Koch, born in 1970, founded CTI CONSULTING with his Partner Guido W. Stass, following his studies in economics.

He is Dean of the Department Information Systems at the University of Applied Sciences FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management as well as Direktor of the Institute of Management & Information Systems (mis) and Full Professor at the FOM in Frankfurt. Moreover he is an examining lecturer at several German universities, specializing in the fields of BPM and Workflow and Project Management, as well as in System Analysis and Consulting Methodologies.

Within the framework of over 20 years of consultancy experience, Prof. Koch has specialized in analysis, conception, coaching, and project management in the areas of organizational and IT consultancy. In this connection his focus lies especially in the field of Business Consulting in the areas Business Process Management,  Robotic Process Automation and Enterprise Architecture Management as well as in the field of SAP Consulting specialized in SAP Netweaver® and SAP Workflow Management as well as the design of complex applications.

Prof. Koch received his Ph.D. in information systems with a dissertation on procedure models for strategic implementation of complex software systems and is certified by the SAP® AG as an “SAP® R/3® Application Consultant, SAP® Business Workflow” as well as by the Federal German Association of Business Consultants [BDU] as a “Certified Management Consultant [BDU]” and in the area of “Strategic Business Planning”. He is certified in TOGAF by the OpenGroup and as a COBIT 4.1 Practitioner by ISACA.

Prof. Koch works as expert in practical as well academical surveys as well as a coach for start-ups.

Regarding his responsibility as CEO of CTI CONSULTING he focusses on the areas of strategic business planning, finance and personnel. At CTI CONSULTING Corp he is the CEO and at the advertising agency studio interactive he is on the advisory board.

Dipl.-Oec. Guido W. Stass, born in 1967, founded CTI CONSULTING with his partner Prof. Dr. Oliver Koch after studying economics.

Since 1991, Mr. Stass has specialized in analysis, conception, coaching and project management in the field of organization and IT consulting. He focuses in particular on workflow management, document management, mobile scenarios, design of interface systems, business process-oriented organizational design, system analysis, software design and data and process modeling.

Mr. Stass is certified by SAP AG as “SAP R/3 Application Consultant, SAP Business Workflow” and by the Bundesverband Deutscher Unternehmensberater – BDU e.V. as “Management Consultant CMC/BDU”. He has been an SAP Workflow Trainer since 1996.

At the University of Kassel, Mr. Stass teaches information systems in business process design and workflow management.

Within the scope of his management activities, he is primarily responsible for the account and partner management.

He is CEO of CTI CONSULTING Corp. in Atlanta, GA, USA.

Dr. Dietmar Gerlach, year 1966, was working as a management consultant for well-known international management consultancies and IT analysts since he has completed his doctorate in chemical engineering science.

In the context of his consulting practice Dr. Gerlach specialized in the topics of enterprise architecture management, IT management advisory, IT strategy and business process optimization. His focus lies on establishing a tool based operational enterprise architecture management, to help CTI’s customers to generate real business value.

In the context of his long-lasting employment for the leading IT analyst worldwide, Gartner, he was working as the Head of enterprise architecture management within DACH among other positions.

Dr. Gerlach is working as a associate lecturer for different university institutes besides his consultancy services and holds lectures and seminars in the areas of business process management and enterprise architecture management

Moreover, he gained reputation as a speaker on international conferences in the field of enterprise architecture management.

For CTI Consulting AG he is working as the head of the IT management consulting and a member of the management since 2009.

Michael Reuter is active and responsible for the areas of SAP and Open Text consulting with a focus on document-based processes since the end of 2002 at CTI CONSULTING. In addition, he works as a project manager and consultant in the themes file and document management, digitization and optimization of business processes and user interfaces (SAP GUI, Web / Portal, Forms, and mobile apps).

Before joining CTI CONSULTING Michael Reuter studied business administration and computer science at the JW Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, and then worked for several years as a business intelligence consultant before the professional background of integrated corporate planning and group consolidation.