Who we are - Jo Prokosch

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Jo is a professional engineer whose qualifications include an apprenticeship in Computer Administration, and a diploma in Industrial Electronics with specialization in Automation Technology. He has a comprehensive business background spanning more than 30 years, taking programme, project, technical, commercial and operational management roles. During this time Jo has also worked on international standards committees (OSI, GSE). He is a Member of both BVSI and itSMF and has achieved certification by ITIL and Tivoli.

He consults with senior executives and board members to develop the implementation of their organisation's strategy, bringing to life and leading the resultant complex change programmes. He organises staff at all levels, coaches and supports them, and so ensures that the programme's objectives are met. Jo's career is a history of successful delivery to time and to budget, often in difficult circumstances.

His experience includes working concurrently as C.E.O, programme manager, consultant, and project manager in a wide range of technology-oriented business sectors including telecommunications, aerospace, and advanced manufacturing. Jo has worked for companies employing more than 30,000 people and with budgets exceeding 50 million Euros. He has a wealth of experience in the practical application of IT, and of operations management issues. His consulting and management skills are reinforced by a thorough understanding of modern software technologies and development techniques, and of industrial and business standards, procedures, processes and methodologies. He has strong cultural awareness and interpersonal skills. He speaks native German and good English.

In the first part of his career (16 years) Jo worked in Germany for several small and medium-sized manufacturing companies typical of the Mittlestand. He then moved to DaimlerChrysler Aerospace (Airbus, 8 years). He has spent the last 8 years working as a freelance consultant and Programme Manager for his own company ProSol Consulting. Jo is an Associate of Adsensus International.