Guido works as Head of Product Management Sector in eu-LISA. Together with his team he takes care of all products at eu-LISA, the Schengen Visa and Biometric Matching System, the SIS II and its AFIS as well as the Eurodac. Prior to this he was for six years at the boundary between development and production in eu-LISA. As Head of Sector for Test and Integration Services, he led the team responsible for the software quality assurance and integration of new users to the systems.
The nature of his current and past horizontal tasks sees him involved in a multifold of business IT related projects and programs within eu-LISA, ensuring that they are executed to the highest standards. Within his portfolio of competencies he is specialized in applying different methodologies within medium-sized to large mission-critical projects. Guido holds a M.A. in Political Sciences, Communications Research and International Law from the University Bonn, Germany. Fluent in five languages he is a certified Senior Project Manager with extensive experience in testing and deploying large scale IT systems in the Public Sector. Prior to joining eu-LISA he worked for the European Research Council EA, the Directorate General for Informatics of the European Commission as well as in private enterprise.