Hans-Joachim Adler Professional Summary

Current Position:

University of Texas at Dallas - Clinical Professor,
Director for International Business Development at the School of Management.

Career Experience :

2002 to 2003
University of Texas at Dallas - Intl. Executive Development, School of Management Teaching MIS, Telecommunications, Systems Analysis, Technology Marketing.
2000 to 2002
Alliance Systems, Inc., Plano, TX - a global distributor and systems integrator providing communication infrastructure solutions for traditional and next-generation networks.

Vice President European Sales and Business Development
Responsibilities: Create legal entities to conduct business across the European market and reaching sales and profitability targets. Establish the sales and support organization and develop the Reseller and VAR channel. Conducted extensive primary and secondary market research and working with legal and accounting consultants to develop the necessary business structures to conduct business throughout Europe . Conducted product launches seminars and press announcements throughout Europe .

1998 to Present
Infocom International, Inc., Plano, TX - Marketing and sales consulting firm linking small and mid-size innovative technology companies in Europe with US partner businesses.

Responsibilities: Marketing and sales due diligence of innovative high-tech companies. Set up partnerships.

1996 to 2000
University of Giessen-Friedberg, Germany - a University for Applied Sciences.

Professor for Computer Sciences
Responsibilities: Development and instruction of courses and workshops in IT, telecommunications, systems analysis, performance analysis, operating systems, CRM, SCM, and Business Process Optimization.

1994 to 1999
Peiker acustic GmbH, Friedrichsdorf, Germany - a supplier of integrated wireless voice and data solutions for the automotive industry.

General Manager for Marketing and Sales
Responsibilities: Business development. Implementation of market strategies. Develop diversification product strategy. Improve internal IT system.

1988 to 1994
DGM / Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany - a consulting division of Deutsche Bank for medium-sized companies.

Director IT Consulting
Responsibilities: Installed new consulting operation for IT and telecommunication projects. Grow the business through acquisition of new customers and the development of the required processes, people, and tools to ensure successful realization projects.  

1983 to 1988
Apple Computer, Frankfurt, Germany - PC pioneer.

Regional Sales Manager
Responsibilities: Develop reseller and dealer channels. 

1972 to 1983
Sperry Univac, Sulzbach, Germany - Mainframe pioneer.

Responsibilities: Develop and perform customer training in programming, operating systems and systems performance. Design network architectures for key accounts (Lufthansa, German Railways, Financial Services industry).  

1970 to 1972
University of Lyon, France

Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: Teach Applied Mathematics and programming languages.

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• Ph.D. / Information Processing, University of Lyon , France , 1972.

• Masters Degree in Engineering and Electronics, University of Darmstadt,   Germany, 1969.


Dr. Hans-Joachim Adler,
UTD Executive Education,
Email: jadler@utdallas.edu

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