Raytheon Symposium 2016
Innovative Blended Learning

September 27, 2016
Frankfurt, Germany
09:00 - 14:00


Christian Böhler

Senior Learning Technologies and Methods Manager, RWE Group Business Services

Christian Böhler is an expert in the field of e-Learning where he worked as a specialist, consultant and project manager. Currently, he is Senior Learning Technologies and Methods Manager at RWE Group Business Services. In his role, he designs, conceptualises and produces group e-Learning and Blended Learning solutions.

Prior to working at RWE, Christian was Web Developer and e-Learning Expert at the College of Public Administration FB Police where among his responsibilities was the development of learning programs and e-Learning consultancy. He also worked as Consultant, Project Manager and HR Manager at X-Pulse where he managed e-Learning databases and configurations and developed didactic-methodological manuals.

Christian finished a specialisation on Informatics with focus on media during his studies on e-Learning. He also has experience working in the field of carpentry where his heart continues to be.


Dirk Burkamp
EMEA Learning Technology Leader, PwC

Dirk Burkamp has been working in the area of learning technology and HR information systems since 1998. He is passionate about HR and Talent Management but his roots lie in information technology. This combination ensures technically highly reliable and realistic concepts while delivering a learner experience at a high quality level with cutting edge technologies.

After working in software development and IT holding positions such as programmer and project manager in software development, Dirk moved into the Human Capital side of the business. In 1998 Dirk and his team delivered the first custom build learning management and talent management systems. Heading the marketing and sales function for the digital learning branch of Germany's 2nd largest provider of professional education he has been involved in the development and implementation of a high number of learning programmes supported by technology.

In his role as Learning Technology Leader EMEA Dirk is now driving the adoption of digital learning technology within PwC and it's clients. He is widely seen as a trusted advisor and speaker both on the side of technology vendors as well as in the people development community. Dirk is member of the advisory board of the Professional Learning Europe Conference and deputy speaker at the Qualification and Training working group within the German SAP User Group DSAG.


Benedikt Füssel

Director Human Resources, Head of Talent & Development PBC and Germany, Deutsche Bank

Benedikt Füssel has been working for Deutsche Bank since 1990. After having fulfilled different roles in retail banking he joined HR in 2002 as a Learning & Development specialist.

He is now Head of Talent & Development Germany / PBC - responsible for eight teams covering people development incl. the German specific "dual vocational training" in Germany and globally for the retail banking unit. His current areas of focus are the further development of the T&D function, leadership development and the challenges in the area of "dual vocational training".

Benedikt Füssel holds a master degree in economics and is a certified systemic consultant and European Business Coach®, he lives near Frankfurt, is married and has a daughter.


Jesper Lillelund
Partner & Co-Founder, CorporateLeaders
Jesper Lillelund has been engaged in building valuable business networks on the international scene for over 15 years. Jesper combines his in-depth industry knowledge, access to a wide network of business leaders, and market development skills focusing on making business transformation and corporate excellence part of the business agenda.

Prior to co-founding CorporateLeaders, Jesper was instrumental in building a leading independent business transformation association from an informal business community to a global player. He also served as the Marketing Director at The Wall Street Journal Europe where he was responsible for managing brand, direct and on-line marketing. In his career at the Journal Europe, Jesper was also responsible for developing new revenue generating businesses. This included launching The Wall Street Journal Europe’s conference operations starting with the highly sought after European CEO Summits to the regional Central European Economic Review conferences. Prior to the Journal Europe, Jesper held market analyst roles at MAN B&W Diesel and Danisco in Denmark.

Jesper holds an MBA in International Management from the University of Dallas and a BBA in Management and International Business from Baylor University in Texas.



Isa Sammet
Enterprise Gamification Education Lead, SAP

Isa Sammet, Education Lead for Gamification & Internet of Things in the Development Organization of SAP. Having joined SAP in 2001, Isa started her career on learning topics in 2011 as the first member of the newly created “SAP Development University”. As her scope of expertise developed, she handled topics like Product Security in 2011, and eventually took the Lead for Gamification educational topics in 2012 and developed the first SAP awareness training with known speakers like Mario Herger, who runs his own Enterprise Gamification Consultancy.

In the same year, she started with her own project - “G-learning” – a team gamification and networking platform, which in the meantime was enhanced several times and connected to existing SAP systems. She can highlight the pros and cons of the internal gamification project, its starting point and current state.

Steve Thompson
Director Business Development EMEA, Raytheon Professional Services
Steve Thompson is Director of Business Development for Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a unit of Raytheon Company. Delivering more than nine million hours of custom training in 28 languages to learners in more than 100 countries, RPS is a global leader in training services and outsourcing. RPS improves clients’ business performance by redesigning how they train their employees, customers and partners; implementing their new training design; and managing their training in long-term outsourcing engagements.

Steve has held several positions within the RPS management team in the UK and EMEA headquarters over the last 14 years. In his current role as Director of Business Development, he is responsible for expanding RPS’ business in Europe, Middle East and Africa in the commercial segment beyond its automotive core to other industries. Under his business development leadership, RPS EMEA will continue to strive to be the best training provider worldwide.

Steve has 25 years of experience with a primary focus on operations, business development, project management, and transition; he is a subject matter expert in project management including implementation and adaptation of processes.

Since joining RPS in 1998 his roles have included UK Operations Manager (Vauxhall, Renault, Nissan, Opel Ireland, Saab, and Chevrolet) and GM Europe Account Management in the RPS EMEA headquarters in Germany. Most recently he led the implementation of a major outsourcing program in Asia. This role included the set up of the team of experts as well as the consultancy on transforming existing processes, roles and tools in a multi-cultural environment requiring the usage of all his change management expertise.

He is a qualified Raytheon Six Sigma™ Bronze Specialist.

He is a serving Non Executive Director of the Institute of the Motor Industry Awards Ltd (IMIAL) representing training interests on behalf of dealers and manufacturer in the UK automotive sector.



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