Dr. Dieter Steiner

Chief Commercial Officer - DXBe Management Group


  • Dieter started his career as an entrepreneur in 1993
  • He founded several companies and divisions - amongst others an IT security systems house, a service provider and software companies - and led them to several million euros in sales
  • He realised projects with the most renowned customers and is considered as one of the pioneers of cloud services in Germany
  • Moreover, he worked together with business angels, seed and growth investors
  • Meanwhile, Dieter acts as consultant, interim manager, coach and investor 
  • The main areas of interest for the engineer with a PhD in Business Informatics are corporate management, business development and product management in the fields of IT in general, software products, AI, digital transformation, data protection and data security
  • He invests in companies that he can actively support with his experience and his network

Experience and Knowledge

IT areas
  • Business IT
  • Industrial IT
  • Communication IT

IT security
  • Firewall technologies
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Web and mail security
  • Authentication
  • Remote Access
  • Client Security
IT infrastructure
  • LAN
  • WAN
  • Cloud
    • Service models
      • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
      • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Distribution models
      • Public Cloud
      • Private Cloud
      • Hybrid Cloud
      • Multi Cloud

IT services and solutions
  • Office365
  • Hosted Exchange
  • Backup Scenarios
  • Mobile Device Management

Application Development
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Software Architecture
    • API models
    • Platform models

  • Development of business models
  • systematic, holistic view
  • promoting innovation

  • Development of sales organisations and channels
  • CRM
  • Positioning of innovative products
  • Reporting and Controlling
Business management
  • Billing models
    • Services
    • Pay-per-Use
  • Data Warehouse solutions
  • BI and KPIs
  • Reporting
  • Business planning
  • Investors Relationship
  • Financial Statements
  • Funding projects
  • ERP

  • HR
  • Legal
    • Terms and Conditions
    • Service Descriptions
    • EULA
    • Data protection
    • Contractual design
    • Insurances
  • Business process and workflow management
  • ISO27001
  • Quality assurance
  • Organisational structures

Education, experience and interests

  • since 1993, entrepreneur in the sectors software and IT
  • over 25 years of management / CEO
  • Establishment of companies with three-digit numbers of employees
  • Engineer with education in the industry
  • Guest lecturer at the Universities and University of Science in Regensburg, Graz, Warsaw
  • PhD in business informatics
    • Doctorate with a focus on IT security and data protection
    • Conducted a survey of over 500 companies
    • Project of the University of Science in Regensburg and the University in Warsaw
    • Request the dissertation: Link
    • Basis for the foundation of the user center for IT security at the University of Science Regensburg
  • Certified data protection officer
  • Private interests
    • Sports
    • Personality development
    • Psychology
    • Transcendental meditation, education as a Vedic teacher
    • Quantum physics


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Dr. Dieter Steiner
DS Mentoring GmbH
Im Gewerbepark C25
93059 Regensburg

+49 (941) 94 23 99-82

+49 (941) 94 23 99-88