SecureSystem today announced that Heinz P. Klein has joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, he will oversee all commercial activities including business development as well as finance.
“Heinz’s experience adds depth and breadth to our commercial activities as we scale up,” said Oliver Toma, CEO. “His expertise in industrial IoT and the commercialization of data-driven technologies as well as applying AI-enabled business models is right in line with SecureSystem’s mission and augments the talent already on our team.”
Heinz is a graduate of St. Gallen University (HSG) and European Business School where he obtained an MA in Corporate Finance and a BSc in General Business Administration respectively. He worked for McKinsey for eight years and has significant experience in AI, as well as various industrial verticals such as automotive, industrial goods, and manufacturing.
SecureSystem transforms standard shipping containers into smart, connected assets using sensors, redundant communication links, and patented personalized access control and empowers shippers with in-transit visibility into the location, status, and condition of their cargo. Our cloud-based Trust Center allows for global monitoring and data integration into clients’ systems.
Heinz P. Klein
Heinz P. Klein is an experienced professional in the field of industrial IOT as well as commercialization of data-driven technologies. Heinz has gained significant experience as Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company where he led strategy, supply chain, industrial IOT and digitization projects in logistics, automotive, electronics, and semiconductor industries. In this area, he has also successfully negotiated and led global technology transactions and cooperation agreements.
During his time at McKinsey, Heinz founded and led the initiative Artificial Intelligence in Advanced Industries – pioneering the application of data- and cloud-driven machine learning solutions in industrial settings. He has been publishing and speaking on these topics on conferences regularly.
Heinz earned a Master of Arts in Corporate Finance at University of St. Gallen and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management at European Business School and University of Melbourne.