At Altum, we believe that our greatest asset is our people. So, during the upcoming weeks, we will introduce you to the people behind our different operations. In our ‘Introducing Altum’ -series, we’re excited to introduce you to the individuals who make Altum’s mission come to life.
What it’s like to work at Altum?
What makes Altum a trendsetter?
What does a Chief Sales and Marketing Officer do on a day-to-day basis?
Read on to find out!
Introducing Altum – Part 1: Markus, CSMO
What’s your title?
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
How long have you worked at Altum?
A little under four years.
Why did you want to work at Altum?
After working with different industries for over 20 years I had learned how important process efficiency is, and knew the various challenges experienced by different sectors. Altum’s technology caught my attention due to its potential to help industries enhance their processes to be more energy efficient and sustainable. In a nutshell, I was looking for new challenges and found Altum’s mission important.
What’s your educational background?
Master of Science in Engineering (M.Sc.Eng), and I also have an EMBA.
What is your normal workday like?
My workdays vary by day, but usually they consist of contacting customers, supporting negotiations, handling some contract-related matters, and collaborating with the sales and technical teams to handle challenges experienced by potential and current customers. I also work together with our marketing department to strategize and develop our marketing materials. A portion of my daily routine revolves around staying informed about market trends across different industries, making sure our approach remains relevant and adaptable.
What are your three favorite things about your job?
Working with our customers, versatility, and colleagues.
What makes you enjoy working at Altum?
The possibility to truly help customers in different industries make their processes better. I also enjoy the constant possibility for personal development and the new challenges the job brings.
How have you been able to develop your skills recently?
Recently we have re-evaluated our marketing strategy and our marketing activities, and this has been a great opportunity for development. I have gained a deeper understanding of the field of marketing, and the way it seems to be in a state of constant change. There’s always more to learn, and that keeps this job interesting!
Lastly, what do you think makes Altum a trendsetter?
Our innovative, one-of-a-kind technology, of course. On top of that, we constantly develop our solution, explore ways to improve and work on finding new ways to implement our technology. At Altum, we foster personal development and promote a flexible work environment. Flexible workhours and an open atmosphere make Altum a great workplace!
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