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Lara Schneider


Last update: 31.01.2020

Consultant IT Asset Management, ITIL, IT Security, Lizenzmanagement

Company: Lara Schneider
Graduation: M.Sc. Computer Science, Professional degree Business Administration
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
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Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | French (Limited professional)


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Year-long experience in managing complex global IT and IT Asset Management projects in several industries
Trainer for IT Service Management, IT Asset Management and Project Management
Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Faculty of Computer Science, Subject: IT Consulting
Strong analytical problem solving skills, ability to delve into unknown topics easily, innovative mindset, highly energetic self-starter
Cross-functional team player who easily interfaces with customers and team on all levels, loves coaching and mentoring. Manage and motivate teams and lead them to competitive goals in complex technical and organizational environments
Master’s degree in Computer Science and professional degree in Business Administration
Certifications: ITIL, Prince2, Hardware Asset Manager (IAITAM), Microsoft Certified Licensing Specialist
Speaker at international ITAM conferences like the IBSMA SAM Summit, IAITAM

Project history

04/2015 - 06/2016
Principal Consultant and Project Manager
Flexera Software
Managed several international software implementation projects in multinational enterprises,
reviewed and implemented Software Asset Management solutions at global customers including
processes, reviewed licensing situation, developed plans for managing licenses with specific

license metrics, defined interfaces for asset management tool with other technologies like for
example ServiceNow, supported presales for professional services, conducted workshops.

07/2012 - 06/2013
SAM Project Manager and Consultant
Responsible for managing complex system integration projects for global customers in different

Developed and executed trainings in Central Europe, UK and USA, effectively managed dynamic
project teams, lead meetings and workshops, established project plans, reviewed status reports
and ensured overall project progress on schedule and within prescribed budget

Supervised the definition of interfaces, the creation of specifications and documentation as well as
the configuration of license and software inventories. Coordinated solution finding within projects
and handled service requests

01/2011 - 06/2012
Senior Consultant IT Service Management and Software Asset Management
Implemented IT Service Management and Software Asset Management solutions for global
customers. Developed consulting services, executed workshops, represented the company at SAM
conferences. Started as Consultant, was promoted to Senior Consultant after 12 months

Selfemployed, project based work, 2004 - 2010

IT Process Management, License Compliance Management, Public Relations and Technical
Writing for IT, audited and prepared SAP Hosting Provider for ISO 20,000 certification, developed
overall IT concepts, implemented and improved IT processes, established concept for the license
compliant use of Open Source Software in development projects of critical proprietary banking
software, developed PR strategies for IT startup companies

01/2003 - 12/2004
PR and Marketing Manager
Established marketing and public relations, developed content for internet presence, sales
support, implemented processes for editing articles and communication with media, developed
sales strategies

01/2001 - 01/2003
Assistant to IT Director
Responsible for process improvement, management of projects, IT controlling, training of employees.
Managed project for implementing IT Security concept to get certification as Trust Center,

Improved internal IT processes and effective cooperation of IT with other departments, Determined
training concept, organized trainings and workshops.

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