Michael Brandes


Management Consultant
Munich, Germany

Professional Profile

Entrepreneurial manager and consultant proven in his ability to develop business for complex IT technology solutions. The business environment spans from large global companies, via governemental organisations to start-up companies. My success is based on solid analytical capabilities and profound communication skills used at all working levels

With over 30 years‘ experience in the IT sector and international team work, my continous effort is in business development and identification of business opportunities.

For a long time I supported the business in Air Traffic Management with the goal to develop new and efficient operational and technical standards. The stakeholders include Airlines, Air Traffic Control and Airports.


  • Air Traffic Management
  • Safety management
  • Business process is
  • Requirements engineering

Core Skills

  • Business Strategies
  • Business Development
  • Sales and Key Account Management
  • C-Level Presentations
  • Industry Networking
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Staff Development

Personal Qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Creative
  • Adaptable
  • Having an eye for details

Background | References

Munich Office | HQ Klagenfurt

Business Planning / Investor Search

Munich Office | HQ Montreal

Sales / Marketing 

Speaking Engagements

Numerous speaches held at workshops, seminars and fairs.


Study of economics

Study of electrical engineering / telecommunication at the
Techn. University Braunschweig
award of Dipl.-Ing. (qualified electr. Eng.)

Trainee-Program at ESA / ESTEC in Noordwijk (Netherlands)

Munich Office | HQ Montreal

Technical Consulting in SESAR Projects – Future European ATM Operations


Sales and Consulting

Sabre Airline Solutions
Munich Office | HQ Dallas USA

Sales and Consulting

Flight Explorer (Start-Up)
Munich Office | HQ Arlington USA

Sales | Marketing | Product Development

Munich and Ulm

Requirements engineering and sales for professional digital mobile radio system in Germany

multimedia emergency call management solutions
Munich | HQ Canada

Sales and Marketing in Europe

Trend Micro Germany

European Business Process Manager

Red Cube
Start-Up for value added telecommunication services

Director Fortune 500 (Global Sales)

Industrieanlagen Betriebsgesellschaft

Vice president system technology /  Information systems
Vice President business development information systems

Elektronik System und Logistik GmbH

Head of business unit ATC Systems
Head of sales and key account manager

Institute for Telecommunication
Technical University Braunschweig

Scientific Employee and Tutor
Doctor of Engineering