Team International Case Competition 2009
Martin is currently in his 8th semester for his Master in Industrial Engineering and Management, minoring in Computer Science at the University of Kaiserslautern. Apart from gaining international experience during his exchange semester at Seoul National University in South Korea he volunteered as vice president of the student organization AIESEC in Kaiserslautern. Furthermore, Martin has been working in software development and for the chair of marketing at his University. Fascinated about exploring foreign countries and cultures Martin is passionate about travelling abroad, especially in Asia. He enjoys snowboarding and also finds time for further interests like languages and IT.
Susanne is currently completing her 7th semester of her Master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany. Her minor is in Process Engineering with specialization in Environmental Economics and Marketing. Susanne’s interest in other countries and cultures has motivated her to complete a semester at the University of Valladolid in Spain, a high school semester in Canada and social work in Argentina. Academically, she has prepared and given tutorials at the university, is a member of the student organization AIESEC and has recently completed an internship at an energy consulting company. In her leisure time she enjoys dancing Ballet and Flamenco and plays Handball.
Assem is currently completing his 7th semester at the University of Kaiserslautern to obtain his master of Industrial Engineering and Management with a minor in Mechanical Engineering focusing on Automotive Engineering. He gained international experience during an exchange year at Wake Forest University (USA) and a stay in Dubai (UAE). Furthermore, Assem has completed an internship at Volkswagen/Audi, worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software-Engineering and as a student faculty member. He is a sports enthusiast including various outdoor activities, enjoys playing the guitar, travelling, cooking, and languages.
Jan is currently completing his 9th semester for his Master in Industrial Engineering and Management, minoring in Chemistry at the University of Kaiserslautern, while his main focus is on Services Marketing. Apart from gaining international experience during his attendance in the European Union Student Exchange program at the European Business University College, Brussels in Belgium he has been working for several years in the communication business. At his free time Jan is mainly interested in travelling within Europe and the surrounding countries and his biggest passion is to discover upcoming technology.
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.