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Katarina Burghard


Letztes Update: 02.10.2023

Senior Scrum Master, Agile Project Manager, Agile Transformation Manager

Abschluss: Informatik, TU Wien
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Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (Muttersprache) | französisch (gut) | serbisch (Muttersprache)


Agile Methodologie Scrum Schlankes Projektmanagement Projektmanagement Programm-Management Transformationsmanagement IT-Projektmanagement




Agile, Agile Transformation, Agile Project Management, Agile methodology, agile methodologies, ScrumMaster, Agile/Scrum,


11/2021 - bis jetzt
Director PMO
Infovista (Telekommunikation, 500-1000 Mitarbeiter)

Lead the Agile Transformation in R&D across multiple sites/geographies
Lead the automation of reporting across R&D
Collaborate on defining organisation wide processes
Harmonize the ways of working and migrate R&D into one development tool
Define delivery models for large customer engagements and processes between R&D, product management and service organisations
Monitor metrics

03/2020 - 10/2021
Senior Project Manager
Finanz Informatik Technologie Service (Internet und Informationstechnologie, 500-1000 Mitarbeiter)

Manage Public Cloud Infrastructure Projects in the area of
Products and Process Management
Manage IT Security Projects
Manage transformation
Introduce Agile methodology into the organization

01/2018 - 03/2020
Executive Project Manager/large scale development programmes and de-escalation
T-Systems International (Internet und Informationstechnologie, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

Manage large projects and programmes for T-Systems customers
such as e.g. Airbus, Daimler, FrieslandCampina
De-escalate projects and programmes in trouble
Coach project teams in agile methodologies
Advise on measures to stabilize the development process
Support the bidding process with technical expertise
Manage transformation projects

07/2016 - 12/2017
Senior Program Manager
OpenMarket Ltd

Manage and prioritise product roadmap in collaboration with
product management teams
Own and drive detailed requirements definition, clarification and
Take leading role in technical discussions and mentoring other
Collaborate across teams to identify, assess and control project
risks, issues, dependencies, etc

Define project milestones and control project schedules, driving
rectifying actions as required
Create development plans and manage progress
Take responsibility for escalation of live issues to engineering and
meet strict customer SLAs
Work with external customers and partners as well as internal
Prioritise across multiple simultaneous work streams
Tailor communications appropriately for the audience

07/2015 - 07/2016
8Unlimited Ltd

Free-lance Product and project management
Project management to prepare European market entry for an
overseas media client - definition of roadmap and strategy,
preparation of business case, legal requirement analysis for
various countries, roll-out plan
Plan and manage projects
Define requirements with the client
Define deliverables, timeline and budget
Manage development teams
Advise clients on product strategy

07/2013 - 06/2015
Project Manager/ScrumMaster Mobile/e-Commerce Solutions
IBM UK /Monitise

Managed multiple work streams in large delivery projects for
financial and telecommunications institutions. Clients include
Telefonica (, VISA Europe and RBSG
End-to-end project management of delivery of e-commerce
platform ( - platform, mobile applications, web
front-end for Yaap Shopping and Yaap Money
End-to-end project management of delivery of a personal
payments platform and retail banking mobile platform and
Planning, controlling and reporting
Leading multifunctional project teams located on-shore and offshore
(up to 80 developers)
Working closely with the client to define the scope and the
timeline and to deliver the release on budget and on schedule.
Plan and manage projects
Leading and coaching teams in adopting the Agile methodology,
manage the teams
Work closely with the product owner
Analyse processes and propose improvements

04/2012 - 05/2013
Project Manager/ScrumMaster Mobile

Managed multiple mobile betting and gaming development
projects in Agile/Scrum environment
Advised clients on integrating business requirements into the
mobile solution, managed the relationship with the client, solved
client project related issues
Defined the deliverables, allocated and controlled resources,
defined timelines for development and release
Worked on a high transaction volume mobile cross platform casino
suite with a team of 15 developers in the role of product and
project management

09/2005 - 06/2010
Manager Remote and Mobile Gaming
Novomatic Group of Companies - Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH

Defined the products roadmap and created a strategy to drive the
international roll-out to five European countries for a mobile
gaming platform
Developed an international business plan and managed a team of
20 staff. Set objectives to drive business goals.
Prepared contracts to support mobile gaming joint venture
between Novomatic and major Austrian telecommunications
Planned system architecture for the mobile gaming platform
which incorporated mobile technology infrastructure into a
gaming company for the first time.

07/2007 - 11/2009
Regional Operations Manager
Balkan region

Carried out all relevant due diligence and preparation for the
acquisition of four gaming companies and for the start-up of five
gaming companies.
Acted as Managing Director for seven gaming companies.
Directed all public relations to institutions and government
Built the IT strategy and managed the network across all
Negotiated and controlled annual budgets of £7m and presented
to main Board.
Handled all HR agendas for 500 staff with six direct reports
including recruitment, appraisal, pay and rewards.
Directed the start-up of the slot machine operations. Negotiated
relevant sale or lease and maintenance contracts for
approximately 1000 machines in 80 locations over four countries.
Ensured the local slot machine operations and the technological
solutions complied with legal regulations in each of the four

03/2005 - 06/2007
Head of R&D Project Management Office


03/05 - 06/07 Head of R&D Project Management Office
Set up R&D Project Management Office group and established a
project and process oriented organisation over five international
development sites.
Defined standards for development across various Novomatic
Developed and directed TPI (Test Process Improvement) for three
Defined the development process and of the internal coordination
between subsidiary companies
Coordinated the product development with internal and external
Dealt with the HR requirements for over 100 R&D staff including
recruitment, appraisals, new employee and general training

09/2001 - 01/2005
Senior Consultant

Supported the merger of two major Austrian banks by advising on
test strategies, processes, standards, and test cycles. Coordinated
with internal departments for the systems migration test.
Managed the project for the conceptual design and functional
interfaces definition for a new back-office banking system called
Calypso for UniCredit to support MM, FX and FX Options trading.
Implemented the interfaces in Java.

10/1998 - 09/2001
Project Manager
Philips Technology Centre

Lead project for the Digital Pre development Group.
Liaise with international Philips research organisations.

05/1999 - 03/2001
Software Requirements Manager

Managed teams in Austria, Germany, Holland, India and Ireland for
Appointed owner of the KPA for CMM Level 3 in requirements
management and inter group coordination.

10/1998 - 05/1999
Software Requirements Engineer

Collaborated across technical departments to create the
functional requirement specifications for TV-VCR and VCR.


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