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Becoming truly digital is difficult. Not just the exterior of a business has to be digital, but also the inside: strategy, IT-systems, culture, processes, HR-policy.

Percentage of organizations that still face a shortage of digital talent

55%

Percentage of Gen Y and Gen Z employees who consider their skill set is redundant

47%

Number of InMails each Data Scientist received over the past year on average

13,2

Innovation isn’t born in an isolated department. Every fiber of the organization must change and move from doing digital to being digital.

Whether technology and the internet are a threat to business or a catalyst for change is pressing concern for boards and CEOs. Great leaders build great leadership teams and, in turn, great employee teams. Businesses with great leaders have a distinctive edge for surviving and thriving in this fast-paced environment.

Partnering with Leading Digital Innovators

In the Talentor network, we share experiences in the digital world. Talentor executive search knows how and where to recruit top digital leaders. We work closely with some of the most influential digital leaders in different industries, and thus have insights into what is needed to manage digital transformation successfully with the right people.

To demonstrate our expertise, we have listed some positions we have successfully placed in the past. We have divided these roles into four different areas:

  • IT & Development
  • Marketing & Media
  • Industry & Manufacturing
  • Financial Services

Our experience and projects

Executive Positions:
CEO, CIO, CMO
Professionals:
Chief Data Officers , Chief Digital Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Digital Boards, Digital Marketing Officers, Account Manager – Customer Service B2B, Online Marketing Manager - Digital Advertising, Specialists for Production Engineering - Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things / Smart Factory
Frequent Required Skills:
Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, scripting languages, E-commerce, Digital Marketing, Web Analytics, Mobile Apps and Mobile UX, Background in Security, ideally Data Privacy/Protection topics
Companies:
Industry, Publishing, Marketing Agencies, Consulting Companies
Emp It Giovanna Marena

Giovanna Marena

Partner

Giovanna Marena has degrees in Political Sciences and Marketing & Sales from Milan University. She began her professional career in marketing focusing on personal care and cosmetics, and then on food products. Then she capitalized on her experience by becoming a business development advisor for some Italian SME and nonprofit organizations. In 2012 she evolved from manager to entrepreneur, founding a digital start-up dedicated to women: PinkUp. Since May 2015 she has been a partner in Keystone, focused on FMCG, retail, fashion, and new media. Giovanna is also the founder of k-digital, the brand of keystone focuesd on digital projects.

Giovanna, mother of four daughters, is currently a member of "In the Boardroom," an exclusive training course for select women who are corporate board members.

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Jochen Markgraf

Partner

Jochen Markgraf has broad experience in HR, in both recruiting and HR functions. He joined Kaiser Stähler Rekrutierungsberatung in October 2006 and is a managing director. He specialises in Executive Search and Personnel Consulting. He has recruiting expertise in national and cross-border search projects and supports both mid-sized companies and international groups. Until September 2006, Jochen worked at IBM as a project manager in a cost efficiency project. In this role, he developed and established a new department: “Resource Operations – IT Delivery”, which he headed as a resource manager.

Jochen holds a master´s degree in business administration from the University of Frankfurt. Before that, he trained as a bank clerk and followed a trainee programme at Deutsche Bank. Jochen speaks German and English.

Harald Krassnitzer

Harald Krassnitzer

Senior Consultant Digital

Harald Krassnitzer worked in sales and marketing at Hewlett Packard and was also responsible for projects within the European team. In the past years he was working in digital agencies. His main focus and competences are: consulting in digital projects, new business and business development, digital project management, projects in digital transformation.

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Blog 2018 How New Generation Companies Give Value To Talent
Sabine Steiner —
September 2018

How new generation companies give value to talent

Attracting, giving value to and holding onto talent has become one of the main concern for businesses in order to remain competitive. Companies searching for new employees must invest in the selection of candidates - trying to attract them while still in university – and focus on recruiting the best…
Blog 2018 Cyber Security
Giovanna Marena —
August 2018

The Web security expert has become the strategic partner of businesses

Due to the exponential increase of computer networks and the explosion of computer connections in our everyday lives, the role of security experts becomes more and more important, in particular with regard to information security.
Blog 2018 Digitization Application Process
Jochen Markgraf —
April 2018

Digitalisation in the job application process

or “How can the job application process be reinfused with greater sustainability?” An article by Harald Kiehle (panis consulting GmbH) and Jochen Markgraf (Talentor Germany – Kaiser Stähler Rekrutierungsberatung)

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