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Leader
Talent – Expression – Success

I am an ambious and enthusiastic leader with a strong technical background in the automotive sector. As a technical leader, I am assertive, initiating and appreciative. I am also realiably navigating the tension field between humans and machines, my university studies in computer science, psychology and education as well as my training as a business mediator providing the basis for my work. I am also skilled in software development with longstanding experience.

How can I excite and inspire you?

Leader
Talent – Expression – Success

I am an ambious and enthusiastic leader with a strong technical background in the automotive sector. As a technical leader, I am assertive, initiating and appreciative. I am also realiably navigating the tension field between humans and machines, my university studies in computer science, psychology and education as well as my training as a business mediator providing the basis for my work. I am also skilled in software development with longstanding experience.

How can I excite and inspire you?

Leader
Talent – Expression – Success

I am an ambious and enthusiastic leader with a strong technical background in the automotive sector. As a technical leader, I am assertive, initiating and appreciative. I am also realiably navigating the tension field between humans and machines, my university studies in computer science, psychology and education as well as my training as a business mediator providing the basis for my work. I am also skilled in software development with longstanding experience.

How can I excite and inspire you?

About me
My topics – Your success

I am and have been working as a woman in the automotive field for more than a decade, allowing me to gather invaluable experience and build up treasured expertise and knowledge. I see the foundation of my success in my focus on service, my strength in teamwork, my professional technical background, my confident and powerfully negotiating leadership personality, a strong operational, cost-oriented focus, a visionary and strategist person, distinct commitment to success, my tenacity and my highly developed communication skills. Over the years, I have built up a certain authority as a female leader in my sector and even more topics such as digitalization, transformation, mobility, gender as well as (self-) management have come in to my focus. I’ve been sharing my experience as a mentor, speaker and author for more than 15 years, today!

  • Digitalization & networking in the automotive field
    • eDrive and Battery & Test and Simulation
    • E-mobility & Hybrid
    • Car IT/ Automotive infotainment systems/ Instrument clusters/ Embedded software/ System Architecture
  • Site Management
  • Hybride Project Management
  • Agility/ Design Thinking New Work/ Work 4.0/ Agile & digital Transformation
  • Experience with the following quality and management development standards and processes: PMI/CMMI, Agile, ASpice, ISO 26262, International Automotive Task Force (IATF).
  • Leadership/ Expert, Mentor of high potentials and top talents across departments

About me
My topics – Your success

I am and have been working as a woman in the automotive field for more than a decade, allowing me to gather invaluable experience and build up treasured expertise and knowledge. I see the foundation of my success in my focus on service, my strength in teamwork, my professional technical background, my confident and powerfully negotiating leadership personality, a strong operational, cost-oriented focus, a visionary and strategist person, distinct commitment to success, my tenacity and my highly developed communication skills. Over the years, I have built up a certain authority as a female leader in my sector and even more topics such as digitalization, transformation, mobility, gender as well as (self-) management have come in to my focus. I’ve been sharing my experience as a mentor, speaker and author for more than 15 years, today!

  • Digitalization & networking in the automotive field
    • eDrive and Battery & Test and Simulation
    • E-mobility & Hybrid
    • Car IT/ Automotive infotainment systems/ Instrument clusters/ Embedded software/ System Architecture
  • Site Management
  • Hybride Project Management
  • Agility/ Design Thinking New Work/ Work 4.0/ Agile & digital Transformation
  • Experience with the following quality and management development standards and processes: PMI/CMMI, Agile, ASpice, ISO 26262, International Automotive Task Force (IATF).
  • Leadership/ Expert, Mentor of high potentials and top talents across departments

About me
My topics – Your success

I am and have been working as a woman in the automotive field for more than a decade, allowing me to gather invaluable experience and build up treasured expertise and knowledge. I see the foundation of my success in my focus on service, my strength in teamwork, my professional technical background, my confident and powerfully negotiating leadership personality, a strong operational, cost-oriented focus, a visionary and strategist person, distinct commitment to success, my tenacity and my highly developed communication skills. Over the years, I have built up a certain authority as a female leader in my sector and even more topics such as digitalization, transformation, mobility, gender as well as (self-) management have come in to my focus. I’ve been sharing my experience as a mentor, speaker and author for more than 15 years, today!

  • Digitalization & networking in the automotive field
    • eDrive and Battery & Test and Simulation
    • E-mobility & Hybrid
    • Car IT/ Automotive infotainment systems/ Instrument clusters/ Embedded software/ System Architecture
  • Site Management
  • Hybride Project Management
  • Agility/ Design Thinking New Work/ Work 4.0/ Agile & digital Transformation
  • Experience with the following quality and management development standards and processes: PMI/CMMI, Agile, ASpice, ISO 26262, International Automotive Task Force (IATF).
  • Leadership/ Expert, Mentor of high potentials and top talents across departments

References

“Software Program Manager for the Infotainment-System Daimler NTG7 / MBUX – Controlling of software concerns from a project mananagement’s POV – Preparation and presentation of project status for the client – Execution & lead of several audits (i.a. Aspice) –  Lead of the agile software development and transfomation – Initiation of test automation according to the right V-Model”

Excerpt from my HARMAN employer's reference from October 31st, 2018. HARMAN is a full subsidiary company of Samsung Electronics.

“Yvonne Kania shows excellent professional skills and an especially profound understanding of i.a. agile development methods, RfQ and eRfQ procecces, risks of processes, […]. In the global setting of our company, Yvonne Kania also proved to have an outstanding intercultural competence […].”

Excerpt from the employer's reference of the company HERE from September 30th 2017

“[…] I’ve come to know Yvonne Kania as exceedingly motivated and unusually efficient in our work together. […] With her focused clarity, Yvonne Kania always managed to create a pleasant and calm atmosphere. […]  Yvonne Kania has worked goal-oriented and impressively well-structured. […] has provided clarity for the project […]. Personally, I’ve experienecd working with Yvonne Kania as outstandingly advatageous, with her  professional expertise being her stellar quality.”

Excerpt from a recommendation written by A. Hornborstel, team leader, IAV GmbH from December 18th 2014.

“The keys to her success are: […] dealing very independently with the clients – mediating very diplomaticcally between different parties – sticking to a hard and consistent line in favour of the project. Yvonne Kania is empathic and very present at all times. She listens intensely and values direct and  straightforward communication.”

Excerpt from a recommendation written by G. Werner, manager IAV GmbH from April 4th, 2014 for the PANDA Contest.

“For all occurring problems, she finds excellent solutions without exception. She is leading her team by example of her spirit and her cooperative leadership style […]. In addition to a very effective motivational demeanor, she also displays a suitable degree of assertiveness.”

Excerpt from the EDAG interim certificate (change of supervisor) from 30.09.2019

You’ll find more recommendations on my linkedIn profile.

References

“Software Program Manager for the Infotainment-System Daimler NTG7 / MBUX – Controlling of software concerns from a project mananagement’s POV – Preparation and presentation of project status for the client – Execution & lead of several audits (i.a. Aspice) –  Lead of the agile software development and transfomation – Initiation of test automation according to the right V-Model”

Excerpt from my HARMAN employer's reference from October 31st, 2018. HARMAN is a full subsidiary company of Samsung Electronics.

“Yvonne Kania shows excellent professional skills and an especially profound understanding of i.a. agile development methods, RfQ and eRfQ procecces, risks of processes, […]. In the global setting of our company, Yvonne Kania also proved to have an outstanding intercultural competence […].”

Excerpt from the employer's reference of the company HERE from September 30th 2017

“[…] I’ve come to know Yvonne Kania as exceedingly motivated and unusually efficient in our work together. […] With her focused clarity, Yvonne Kania always managed to create a pleasant and calm atmosphere. […]  Yvonne Kania has worked goal-oriented and impressively well-structured. […] has provided clarity for the project […]. Personally, I’ve experienecd working with Yvonne Kania as outstandingly advatageous, with her  professional expertise being her stellar quality.”

Excerpt from a recommendation written by A. Hornborstel, team leader, IAV GmbH from December 18th 2014.

“The keys to her success are: […] dealing very independently with the clients – mediating very diplomaticcally between different parties – sticking to a hard and consistent line in favour of the project. Yvonne Kania is empathic and very present at all times. She listens intensely and values direct and  straightforward communication.”

Excerpt from a recommendation written by G. Werner, manager IAV GmbH from April 4th, 2014 for the PANDA Contest.

“For all occurring problems, she finds excellent solutions without exception. She is leading her team by example of her spirit and her cooperative leadership style […]. In addition to a very effective motivational demeanor, she also displays a suitable degree of assertiveness.”

Excerpt from the EDAG interim certificate (change of supervisor) from 30.09.2019

You’ll find more recommendations on my linkedIn profile.

Audiobooks

Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat
Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat 2
(Selbst)verständlich führen – durch sich selbst ...

Audiobooks

Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat
Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat 2
(Selbst)verständlich führen – durch sich selbst ...

Yvonne used to be a dedicated member of the board of the EWMD e.V. from September 2016 until September 2018 and September 2014 until August 2015.


Yvonne participated in the mentoring program of the HTW from October 2014 till July 2015.



Participation in the mentoring program by Geekettes.

Yvonne is teaching as a communications expert, e.g. at big events like PANDA Tech & Software presented by Bosch also leading skill improvement sessions in this field. Her target audience are (prospective) executives from the IT, tech and automotive industries. With her topic: "Are you earning what you're really worth? - Self-esteem and salary" she keeps deeply inspiring and motivating her participants.




Yvonne has great mastery in strategic leadership communication, passing this on effectively to future leaders. She is also an expert in body language. She tought this, for example at a workshop for female executives at the 2018 Ada Lovelace Festival in Berlin with sound guidance and step-by-step procedures.




Yvonne is a strategic, strucured and visionary leader. In her speech on „Female leadership in the automotive sector" at the PANDA Leadership Contest by PANDA Automotive@ Porsche, she inspired and motivated the (future) leaders with her experience, know-how and expertise. PANDA Automotive 2018 presented by Porsche on vimeo.



Her sound knowlegde allows her to also give lectures in scientifical and university environments. For example, she held an excellent speech and technical presentation at the „Informatica-Feminale“. Her presentation „Computer science - contemporary examples of applications and future challenges in the automotive sector“ inspired the budding scientists.“  
ebook and audiobook: „(Selbst)verständlich führen – durch sich selbst andere führen."



For all (future) executives who'd like to gain a deeper insight in their own leadership style. This inspiring book is offering new impulses, sugesstins and motivations. The topics are explored from different angles, because leading a multi generational personnel is creating a challenge for the executives and employees alike.

Reviews and order at Amazon




ebook and audiobook: „Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat" 



For all (future) networkers, who'd like to gain a deeper insight in their own networking behavior to be able to work with it more consciously. This book points out new perspectives by showing practical examples and situations, focusing on the personal note of the networking life. It's presenting a great insight into the techniques of different networking personalities. Networking can be fun and enjoyable!

Order at Amazon




„Gender und IT-Projekte: Neue Wege zu digitaler Teilhabe"


Yvonne is co-author of the article: "Is the app environment in the automotive sector a new field for women?" In "Gender and IT projects: New ways to digital participation". The trend in software development in IT projects has changed in recent years from classic hierarchical approaches to agile, team-oriented methods. Scientists from all relevant fields and practitioners discuss in this volume what the consideration of gender aspects for software development means.

Order at Amazon
Yvonne Kania has her own podcast: „Create and design yourself – how to successfully manage a fulfilled, successful and meaningful professional life.“ Here, she is sharing insights from her own life and work and is interviewing interesting guests for topics like digitalisation, transformation and agility. The listeners will encounter fascinating topics like „The digital globe“, „Design Thinking“ or „The digital self“. Tune in here!

Yvonne used to be a dedicated member of the board of the EWMD e.V. from September 2016 until September 2018 and September 2014 until August 2015.


Yvonne participated in the mentoring program of the HTW from October 2014 till July 2015.



Participation in the mentoring program by Geekettes.
Yvonne is teaching as a communications expert, e.g. at big events like PANDA Tech & Software presented by Bosch also leading skill improvement sessions in this field. Her target audience are (prospective) executives from the IT, tech and automotive industries. With her topic: "Are you earning what you're really worth? - Self-esteem and salary" she keeps deeply inspiring and motivating her participants.


Yvonne has great mastery in strategic leadership communication, passing this on effectively to future leaders. She is also an expert in body language. She tought this, for example at a workshop for female executives at the 2018 Ada Lovelace Festival in Berlin with sound guidance and step-by-step procedures.


Yvonne is a strategic, strucured and visionary leader. In her speech on „Female leadership in the automotive sector" at the PANDA Leadership Contest by PANDA Automotive@ Porsche, she inspired and motivated the (future) leaders with her experience, know-how and expertise. PANDA Automotive 2018 presented by Porsche on vimeo.


Her sound knowlegde allows her to also give lectures in scientifical and university environments. For example, she held an excellent speech and technical presentation at the „Informatica-Feminale“. Her presentation „Computer science - contemporary examples of applications and future challenges in the automotive sector“ inspired the budding scientists.“  
ebook and audiobook: „(Selbst)verständlich führen – durch sich selbst andere führen."



For all (future) executives who'd like to gain a deeper insight in their own leadership style. This inspiring book is offering new impulses, sugesstins and motivations. The topics are explored from different angles, because leading a multi generational personnel is creating a challenge for the executives and employees alike.

Reviews and order at Amazon




ebook and audiobook: „Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat" 



For all (future) networkers, who'd like to gain a deeper insight in their own networking behavior to be able to work with it more consciously. This book points out new perspectives by showing practical examples and situations, focusing on the personal note of the networking life. It's presenting a great insight into the techniques of different networking personalities. Networking can be fun and enjoyable!

Order at Amazon




„Gender und IT-Projekte: Neue Wege zu digitaler Teilhabe"


Yvonne is co-author of the article: "Is the app environment in the automotive sector a new field for women?" In "Gender and IT projects: New ways to digital participation". The trend in software development in IT projects has changed in recent years from classic hierarchical approaches to agile, team-oriented methods. Scientists from all relevant fields and practitioners discuss in this volume what the consideration of gender aspects for software development means.

Order at Amazon
Yvonne Kania has her own podcast: „Create and design yourself – how to successfully manage a fulfilled, successful and meaningful professional life.“ Here, she is sharing insights from her own life and work and is interviewing interesting guests for topics like digitalisation, transformation and agility. The listeners will encounter fascinating topics like „The digital globe“, „Design Thinking“ or „The digital self“. Tune in here!


Yvonne used to be a dedicated member of the board of the EWMD e.V. from September 2016 until September 2018 and September 2014 until August 2015.



Yvonne participated in the mentoring program of the HTW from October 2014 till July 2015.



Participation in the mentoring program by Geekettes.

Yvonne is teaching as a communications expert, e.g. at big events like PANDA Tech & Software presented by Bosch also leading skill improvement sessions in this field. Her target audience are (prospective) executives from the IT, tech and automotive industries. With her topic: "Are you earning what you're really worth? - Self-esteem and salary" she keeps deeply inspiring and motivating her participants



Yvonne has great mastery in strategic leadership communication, passing this on effectively to future leaders. She is also an expert in body language. She tought this, for example at a workshop for female executives at the 2018 Ada Lovelace Festival in Berlin with sound guidance and step-by-step procedures.



Yvonne is a strategic, strucured and visionary leader. In her speech on „Female leadership in the automotive sector" at the PANDA Leadership Contest by PANDA Automotive@ Porsche, she inspired and motivated the (future) leaders with her experience, know-how and expertise PANDA Automotive 2018 presented by Porsche on vimeo.



Her sound knowlegde allows her to also give lectures in scientifical and university environments. For example, she held an excellent speech and technical presentation at the „Informatica-Feminale“. Her presentation „Computer science - contemporary examples of applications and future challenges in the automotive sector“ inspired the budding scientists.

 

ebook and audiobook: „(Selbst)verständlich führen – durch sich selbst andere führen."

For all (future) executives who'd like to gain a deeper insight in their own leadership style. This inspiring book is offering new impulses, sugesstins and motivations. The topics are explored from different angles, because leading a multi generational personnel is creating a challenge for the executives and employees alike.

Reviews and order at Amazon



ebook and audiobook: „Genussvoll Netzwerken – beruflich und privat" 

For all (future) networkers, who'd like to gain a deeper insight in their own networking behavior to be able to work with it more consciously. This book points out new perspectives by showing practical examples and situations, focusing on the personal note of the networking life. It's presenting a great insight into the techniques of different networking personalities. Networking can be fun and enjoyable!

Order at Amazon



„Gender und IT-Projekte: Neue Wege zu digitaler Teilhabe"

Yvonne is co-author of the article: "Is the app environment in the automotive sector a new field for women?" In "Gender and IT projects: New ways to digital participation". The trend in software development in IT projects has changed in recent years from classic hierarchical approaches to agile, team-oriented methods. Scientists from all relevant fields and practitioners discuss in this volume what the consideration of gender aspects for software development means.

Order at Amazon


Yvonne Kania has her own podcast: „Create and design yourself – how to successfully manage a fulfilled, successful and meaningful professional life.“ Here, she is sharing insights from her own life and work and is interviewing interesting guests for topics like digitalisation, transformation and agility. The listeners will encounter fascinating topics like „The digital globe“, „Design Thinking“ or „The digital self“. Tune in here!