Prof. Dr. Oliver Koch


If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get to other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.

(Henry Ford)

Prof. Dr. Oliver Koch, born in 1970, founded CTI CONSULTING with his partner Guido W. Stass after studying economics.

He is Vice President (Prorektor) Digital Transformation at the FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management in Essen and Director of the ifid – Institut für IT-Management & Digitalisierung at the FOM in Düsseldorf, where he also holds a full professorship in business information systems. He also taught for 20 years at the University of Kassel, specializing in ERP systems and SAP, enterprise architecture management, business process and project management, and consulting methodologies.

Since 1991 he has been working as a management consultant in national and international consulting projects. In his consulting practice, Prof. Koch specialized in analysis, conception, coaching and project management in the organizational and IT consulting area. In particular, he focuses on business consulting in the areas of digital transformation, business process management, robotic process automation and enterprise architecture management, and in SAP consulting on implementation scenarios, SAP NetWeaver, SAP workflow management and the design of complex application systems.

Prof. Koch earned his doctorate in business informatics while working on process models for the strategy-oriented implementation of complex software systems. He is certified by SAP® AG as a “SAP® R/3® Application Consultant, SAP® Business Workflow”, by the Bundesverband Deutscher Unternehmensberater – BDU e.V. as a “Management Consultant CMC/BDU” and in the area of “Strategic Business Planning”, by the Open Group in the area of TOGAF, and by ISACA as a COBIT 4.1 Practitioner.

He has acted as an expert in both business and academia and as a coach in the context of start-up support.

With regard to his management activities at CTI CONSULTING, as Co-CEO he is primarily responsible for the strategic orientation of the company as well as for the commercial management.