Sep 2007 - Present
Feb 2007 - Aug 2007
Microsoft Alliance Manager
Jun 2006 - Jan 2007
Senior Marketing Manager
Nov 2005 - May 2006
Business Development Manager-Microsoft
Nov 2004 - Nov 2005
Microsoft Business Development Manager
Mar 2003 - Oct 2004
Director of Business Development
Apr 2000 - Jul 2002
Oct 1998 - Mar 2000
International Channel Manager
Oct 1989 - Nov 1993
Attended the University of Siegen (in Siegen, Germany) receiving a "Grad des Diplom-Kaufmanns,” equivalent to a (MBA) U.S. Master’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing and Finance.
email marketing (measurable results)
Unique, measurable digital experiences
Create unique, measurable digital experiences, working with, through Microsoft, audience marketing, digital marketing (SEM, SEO, social), high tech, technology, ISVs, global alliances with Microsoft, international, global background, Skilled in enterprise marketing, partner alliance marketing and business development, multi-faceted marketing and channel initiatives, global program development
Claus is a results-oriented marketing professional with an excellent track record of more than 14 years in developing and defining global, digital, marketing strategies. He has been leading marketing, sales, business development both domestically and internationally in a variety of digital marketing agencies, technology, and technology services companies such as Wunderman (Y&R Brands), CompuCom, Ascentium, Covast, and IONA. Claus holds a MBA with a major in Marketing and Finance from the University of Siegen, Germany.
·Claus (as the name might indicate) is originally from Germany (near Frankfurt) and considers the PacWest as his new home.
·He enjoys quality with his family, his daughter and their two dogs. Like everyone living in the Northwest he enjoys the outdoors and has been actively practicing Bikram Yoga for more than 6 years.