Holger Braemer is the Managing Director of USDM Europe GmbH and VP Europe at USDM Life Sciences.
Holger is the primary commercial manager within the USDM European team and heading up the entire operations of USDM in Europe since inception as first man on the ground in March 2017 to build and grow the European organization. He is based in Germany and USDM’s primary contact for all European customers, partners and employees.
With over 15 years in the Life Sciences industry Holger is passionate about managing sales and business development within strong regulated industries and environments. Holger has worked for USDM Partners like PTC, Dassault Systèmes-BIOVIA, Intel-Wind River, Sparta Systems, with a strategic focus on the Life Sciences vertical including Pharma, Biotech, Medical Devices, Healthcare but also other strong regulated industries like Aerospace and Defense. He successfully helped these organizations developing their Life Sciences verticals and growing revenue-and success in the Central European region.
Upon completing his Master-Thesis “Benchmark + Requirements of COTS-Software used in Safety Critical Devices: Comparison FAA (Aerospace & Defense) vs. FDA (Medical Devices)” and successfully receiving his Master-degree of “MSc. IT in Healthcare” in 2008 at Johner Institute IT in Healthcare”, Holger moved into the Enterprise Software space and was first man on the ground in Germany to lead and grow the business as “Director Regional Sales Germany & Austria” at Sparta Systems, a well-known EQMS-vendor. He then joined PTC as “Strategic Account Manager Medical Devices Industry Central Europe.” Holger successfully increased the development and positioning of PTC in the medical space and established new business for Med-Device-specific application areas like EQMS, Design Control and UDI.
Most recently Holger worked as an Enterprise Business Development Director EMEA, Life Sciences Industry in charge of the leading Scientific Collaboration Software Application provider for the Life Sciences Industry “Dassault Systèmes - BIOVIA GmbH” a wholly owned brand of “The 3DEXPERIENCE company” Dassault Systémes. He was responsible for new business with focus on the “Quality and Compliance Solutions” (QUMAS) of BIOVIA in Central Europe, Spain, Eastern Europe, Benelux, Middle East and Northern Africa. In addition to the business development role Holger served strategic target accounts like BAYER, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM, B. BRAUN and FRESENIUS, as a Strategic Accounts Director.