Dr. Mathias Kirchmer

Managing Director and Co-CEO

Dr. Mathias Kirchmer is one of the two co-founders of BPM-D®. He brings a broad variety of Business Process Management skills and knowledge to BPM-D and its clients. He actively develops and delivers the BPM-D offerings as well as the overlaying patent-pending BPM-D Framework. Dr. Kirchmer is an innovative executive and thought leader in the ever-evolving world BPM.  Over the last 24 years Dr. Kirchmer has combined his broad practical business experience with his extensive academic research.

This systematic integration has led to pioneering management approaches that have proven to be both sustainable and provide immediate benefits.

Most recently, Dr. Kirchmer has been Accenture’s Managing Director & Global Lead for BPM. He developed inventive BPM services across industries and geographies resulting in significant revenue growth.  Dr. Kirchmer’s major process initiatives transformed business for his clients and created significant assets internally at Accenture. Prior to joining Accenture, Dr. Kirchmer was the CEO of the Americas & Japan and The Chief Innovation & Marketing Officer for IDS Scheer, a leading provider of software (ARIS) and consulting solutions for BPM. Dr. Kirchmer’s career is exemplified by his intellectual and practical approach to BPM business solutions, including the integration with software systems like SAP.  His deep and layered knowledge of BPM methodology has proven successful with small and large companies in various industries around the world.

Dr. Kirchmer remains involved in academia as an affiliated faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania since 1998, the Business School of Widener University and the Universidad of Chile as a visiting professor.  In 1984, he received a research and teaching fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Dr. Kirchmer is a published authority of BPM authoring six books and numerous articles. Dr. Kirchmer holds a PHD in Information Systems from Saarbrucken University, a Master in Business Administration and Computer Science from Karlsruhe Technical University, as well as a Master in Economics from Paris-IX-Dauphine University.

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