OUR TEAM OF EXPERTS

Behind our trainings is a professional team of experts with many years of experience and profound know-how. They tailor the content of the training courses to your wishes and support all training participants with their expertise.

Here you can get to know our team of experts better:

Michael Bald

Michael Bald

is an experienced real-world Enterprise Architect, Founder, Chief Architect and C-Level Advisor operating on both short-term tactical problems and also long-term strategic planning (3-5 year roadmaps). Architecture evangelist, directing, planning and delivering Business & Solution / Application / Data and Technology Architects – to drive benefits in the overall Enterprise Organizational Landscape through innovation and repeatable standards. Highly focused on Business First cost optimisation in defining holistic plans for technology through governance, roadmaps and technical rationalisation; a strong advocate to C-level for driving repeatable processes to strengthen consistent delivery of value-added strategic and operational functions. Michael Bald is Archimate 3.2 certified – Foundation & Practitioner.

Maximum Focus on Business – “Business Architecure FIRST!”, practical solutions and avoiding the ivory tower at all costs.

Dr. Alexander Balka

Dr. Alexander Balka

switched to IT after studying mathematics and physics. Since then he has been a software developer, architect, business analyst, project manager, CTO and, since 2008, also a trainer for software modelling and an apprentice trainer for computer science. In addition to his training activities, he provides his expertise as an independent IT service provider primarily in the banking, insurance and energy sectors.

Don’t wait. The timing will never be perfect.

Thomas Besorna

Thomas Besorna

draws on extensive practical experience in the use of modelling languages and tools in software development projects as a trainer and consultant through his many years as an independent IT service provider. As a business analyst, requirements engineer, software developer, tester and test automator he got to know and understand the different perspectives, needs and expectations.

Are you still drawing … or are you already modelling?

Philipp Kalenda

Philipp Kalenda

has been involved with software development since 2009 and with Enterprise Architect and model-based development since 2013. He is specialized in the use of UML, SysML and the adaptation, configuration and extension of Enterprise Architect as well as version control with Git or SVN, in combination with EA models. Philipp Kalenda supports companies in the introduction of MBSE, in setting up a corresponding tool chain and trains the use of various tools such as Enterprise Architect, LemonTree, and many more.

One picture is worth ten thousand words. A well-structured model with relationships is worth a thousand documents.

Dr. Horst Kargl

Dr. Horst Kargl

has been involved in modelling since 1998. Before joining SparxSystems Central Europe in 2008, he was a research associate at the Vienna University of Technology and conducted research on eLearning, semantic web as well as model-based software development (dissertation). His focus is on software and systems engineering, but also on enterprise and data modelling. He is an expert in the customization and extension capabilities of Enterprise Architect. As a coach and consultant, he is happy to support you in the development and implementation of modelling approaches. Since 2022 he is leading the training department of SparxSystems CE. Together with his team he develops new ways and approaches to help you get started with modelling in an even easier and more sustainable way.

I Love Models. Especially, when they are created with Enterprise Architect!

Dipl.-Ing. Franz Müller

Dipl.-Ing. Franz Müller

has been involved in object-oriented programming since 1995. His professional career led him from many years of software development to requirements engineering and software architecture. Object-oriented modelling became an indispensable part of his working method even before his diploma thesis in cooperation with Siemens PSE. At SparxSystems CE, he is active internationally as a trainer and has, for example, held several trainings in India for a renowned consulting and outsourcing company. During his time as a programmer, he has achieved a number of Microsoft certifications, such as “Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer” (MCSD) and ” Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer” (MCSE), „Microsoft Certified Database Administrator“ (MCDBA), to name just the most notable. In the area of modelling, he is certified as an “OMG Certified UML Professional – Advanced Level” (OCUP-A), the highest level for UML.

If I can’t model it – I can’t understand it. (freely adapted from Albert Einstein)

Mag.a Evamaria Posch

Mag.a Evamaria Posch

has over 20 years of IT training experience and has held more than 20,000 training hours. With persistent patience and a lot of empathy she awakens the enthusiasm for modelling in her course participants. Self-taught in many areas, she also knows how challenging it can be to constantly learn new things. However, this constant maintenance and expansion of knowledge is indispensable, especially in the fast-paced IT environment. At SparxSystems CE, she is currently focusing on UML and SysML basic trainings.

I love the challenge!

Robert Sicher

Robert Sicher

is an experienced IT expert with a short degree in data science from the Vienna University of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in psychology. His areas of expertise are requirements engineering, UML, SysML and of course their application in the Enterprise Architect tool. He gained extensive experience in building information systems for retailers during his many years of work at Hewlett-Packard. As a senior consultant he works in research projects at Lieber.Group (ECSEL – Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership; VALU3s), is active as a key account manager and passes on his knowledge as a trainer.

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