Team International Case Competition 2007
Nico Neumann is currently in the last year for his master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University in Kaiserslautern. His minor is Mechanical Engineering and the focus of his studies is Marketing. In 2004 he spent one term as a visiting student at the Queen's University in Kingston, Canada followed by a term in South America. Nico has wide experience in the automotive industry and in particular in marketing and strategy consulting. He is an enthused DJ and his interests include break dancing, philosophy and traveling.
René C. Malak
René Malak is currently in the last year for his master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern. His minor is Mechanical Engineering and the main focus of his studies is Production Management. He gained manifold consulting experience within recent years of his studies through many projects in production optimization and marketing strategy. Furthermore he studied one semester abroad in Rome, Italy. He speaks four languages, plays soccer, enjoys travelling and is a fan of Italian cooking.
Timm A. Zwietasch
Timm Zwietasch is currently in the last year for his master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern. His minor is Electrical Engineering and the focus of his studies is Marketing and Product Management. He attended the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary in 2004 and was a visiting scholar at the Michigan State University in 2006. Timm works as an English-German translator and is experienced in case study competitions. In his free time he is a skiing instructor and his interests include soccer, bicycling and movies.
Paul R. Schilling
Paul Schilling is currently in the last year for his master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern. His minor is computer science. He spent the last term as a visiting student in the MBA program at the John Molson School of Business. Paul is originally from Luxembourg, which is also where he gathered professional experience in audit and consulting with Deloitte and KPMG. In his leisure time he plays piano and organ, he likes to travel and he is a hobby pilot.
David currently teaches at the Management Department of the University of Kaiserslautern in the area of Marketing with a focus on Strategic Decision Making. He holds a MBA of the Simon Fraser University and a master of Industrial Engineering and Management of the University of Kaiserslautern with a minor in Mechanical Engineering. Amongst others, David gained work experience as an IT consultant and working for a start up company in the health care area. Besides teaching he is currently working as a management consultant providing services to companies form the automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering industries.