Dr. Raphael A. Bauer, MBA

IT Consultant and Architect | Interim CTO | Creator of things

Quick facts


It is my ultimate ambition to enable rapid software delivery for sustainable business success. Twenty years of experience in the industry allow me to support you in a range of key areas: from CTO-level interim management to IT architecture and software engineering.

I enjoy leading IT projects and excel when it comes to challenging assignments: changing organizations from waterfall to a lean and agile culture, building up in-house IT capabilities from scratch, and turnaround management for projects in crisis mode. My goal is to foster a fearless culture that leads to highly motivated teams and great business results.

My clients include companies like Zalando, Springer, Zanox, Searchmetrics, Macmillan, Nature and Holtzbrinck, spanning industries as diverse as publishing, e-commerce and advertising.

The truth is that I am a deeply passionate about people and technology. I am author of the books "The Effective CTO", Effective SCRUM, run The Effective CTO Channel on Youtube and lead open source projects like Ninja (1900 Github stars).