Executive MBA and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Thierry Kieffer has more than 20 year experience in the high-tech industry. Previously he has worked for Philips, NXP Semiconductors and more recently for ST-Ericsson in various operational, and leadership positions as Project Manager, Industrial Manager and Global Head of Quality. Serving for global companies he gained an extensive experience in managing international operations, especially in cooperating with suppliers and customers located in Far-East countries.
He received his MSc in Electrical Engineering from I.N.S.A. (Strasburg) and holds an Executive MBA from SBS Swiss Business School in Zurich (CH). He has been teaching since 2009. His professional interests include: Operations Management, Project Management, Quality Management, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and Supply Chain Management.
In addition to lecturing Operations Management at SBS, he provides consultation in the sphere of business-improvement and turnaround management, TQM and risk management and assists corporations to overcome operational business-problems and to achieve sustainable high performance and profitability. He is involved in Business Excellence assessment and improvement activities, serving the European Foundation for Quality Management- EFQM- and Swiss Business Excellence -SwissBEx- as lead assessor.