Global Strategy Lead Knowledge Cycling & Learning Genentech
2004 -2007 Roche as the Head of Human Resource Development, Roche
Diagnostics Diabetes Care in Switzerland. During his 3,5 year tenure he
established and led a new HRD department, successfully ensured full staff
training compliance and US market access for Roche Accu Check Insulin Pumps and
supported the integration of the local Swiss affiliate into the global Roche
In 2007, he moved into global cross-functional Learning &
Development roles in clinical development and later in Pharma Development at
the Roche Basel Head Quarter site. He successfully led a number of key global
learning, training and knowledge sharing initiatives including the Roche E7
training and communications Strategy for Emerging Markets, before taking on the
role of Global Head Learning & Development for Roche Regulatory Affairs in 2011.
Over the 5 years tenure in Regulatory, he build numerous award winning programs
including a blended personalized Leadership & Talent Assessment and
Development program, a global Manager Engagement program, an experiential
Simulation and a Micro-Learning Hub.
Since 2017, he leads the strategic area Knowledge Cycling
within the major transformation initiative Faster Filing where he aims at
establishing a socio-technical system to curate and re-use critical business
know-how through digital technology and targeted learning journey maps.
·CLO Bronze Award Global Learning 2015, Chief
Learning Officer 2017 Learning Elite Gold Award as part of Genentech
Corporate Application, CLO Bronze Award Talent Management 2017
·Corporate Regulatory Employee Engagement
scores in Top Quartile 2017 (+8 %), for functional L & D > 22 % with 6 %
above global Roche average 2011-2015, Management Effectiveness 2017 (+ 8 %)
PD Breakthrough Awards Nomination for Inspiring & Influencing 2015
·Nomination for Rethink D Innovation Award,
Cat. Learning & Creativity 2015
·Recognition of Innovative Learning Strategy
for competency based learning, training, education and team excellence and
performance consultancy impact with 5-year international assignment in the US
·Recognized as one of six hundred Roche key
contributors in 2012 and 2015: outstanding business expert for learning, OD,
leadership & talent development for senior & middle management and
global matrix leaders
Learning Elite Awards Judge Panel 2017 and Founding Member Digital Learning
·Speaker at Learning Innovation Conference
Zurich 2018, DIA conference Europe on AI & People Capabilities 2018, KM
World Conference 2018, Roche Global Learning Conference Key note 2018 &
speaker 2017, CLO Symposium 2016, EBL Conference 2016, Big Think Video Channel,
ECCRT Europe Conference 2015
As part of his volunteering activities, he runs a Leadership
Speaker series for Genentech and acts as Captain for Team Genentechs
participation in SwimAcrossAmerica, a pediatric cancer fundraising institution.
Prior to joining Roche/Genentech, Detlef was a business
psychology consultant at IAP Zurich where he was Deputy Head of Educational
Management. He has 25 years of experience in corporate learning, OD, training,
consultancy, leadership/talent and team development, and was teaching at
Stanford University and the University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland.
Detlef received his Masters in Social and Work/Organizational
Psychology from the University of Berne, Switzerland and holds Post Grades in
Executive Coaching, OD and Global Leadership, and Certificates in Design
Thinking and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Detlef.