Gunnar Obst

Zalando SE, Delivery Lead Platform Excellence, (IT Audit – Business Excellence – Platform Reliability), Berlin, Germany,

Gunnar is a passionated p-manager – all about processes, projects and (software) product development. After passing his diploma as business engineer he worked now for over 15 years in positions, where he connected business- and technology-stakeholders. At Zalando he worked over 6 years in the technology department heading different positions. Starting as responsible for the standard enterprise-resource-planning system Zalando used that days. After building a team of product-, process- and support-manager around the system, he drove the software-development of the own created ERP system ZEOS (Zalando E-Commerce-Operating-System) – full responsible for the wholesale part. Bringing the system live and handed it over to product management, he started to create a central team for process management within the technology department. This includes building up a process monitoring and anomaly detection system. After introducing „Radical Agility“ in Zalando Tech, he worked as Delivery Lead Platform Excellence to ensure, the Fashion Platform work as expected.