Thomas Runge

  • Position: Co-Founder & Managing Partner
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Thomas has worked in the information technology sector throughout his career, helped corporations globally turning business requirements into IT solutions, established global IT delivery concepts, implemented local and global audit and compliance programs and integrated local IT service delivery hubs into a global "one team" organization. Thomas has in-depth experience of the ITIL framework, and besides being a board member and founder of Gratia, Inc., is responsible for the operational side of the business. He earned his degree in Business Management in Europe.

Bio
Career

Many years of experience in IT Managed Services and Cloud Services

Industry verticals

Information Technology
Service providers
Manufacturing
Pharmaceuticals
Aerospace/Defense

Past companies

Onx – EVP & COO
NTT Data/intelligence – Global VP
ExxonMobil- Head SAP
Desitin Pharmaceuticals – SAP CIO

Business Experience

Business development/management/operations
Budgeting, P&L, Synergies 
Program management
Global Service delivery and IT operations (incl. offshore delivery)
Leading global, culturally diverse teams
Project Management
ERP solution rollout and operations
SAP solutions including SAP HANA

IT Operations/Services Emerging Technologies & Services
Process optimization

Cloud (AWS, Azure, Private, etc.)
Business continuity
Backup, DR and High Availability solutions
ITSM (ITIL)
Compliance SSAE 16 / ISAE 3402 (SOX), FDA, ITAR, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI-DSS
IT Security / SOC implementation and operation
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