Dipl. Ing. Dr. techn. Johannes Krottmaier studied mechanical engineering, specialized in vehicle engineering at the Technical University in Graz. He got his degree as diplomated engineer and doctor of technics in 1989. He has 14 years of engineering experience at Magna Steyr, where he was among other things responsible for the prototype workshop. From 2003 to 2008 he was General Manager of the Mercedes G division.
In 2008 he founded the EXPRO management consultancy and was a freelancer for 5 years. In 2013 Volker Ribitsch and he founded the TecSense GmbH. He is the author of numerous publications and books that cover the topics development techniques, project management, methodology and leadership.
In 1989 he won the 2nd European Taguchi Award and in 1995 the Chrysler „Award For Excellence „. He is official expert for project management and operative leadership. Among his freelance work references include AVL List, Mercedes Benz, Philips, Volkswagen, Hyundai Motor Company, MWV, Traction Systems Austria, BRUSA AG, Degussa, Miele, Conti Tech and many more.