Work History

Work History

Education

Education
Oct 1989 - Nov 1993

MBA

University of Siegen

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.

Skills

Skills

email marketing (measurable results)

SEM

SEO

Unique, measurable digital experiences

Unique, measurable digital experiences, Microsoft’s ecosystem, 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

Objective

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

Summary

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.

Interest

·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.