Tag Archives: Development

Helping Shape Strategic Corporate Development

What does strategic alignment look like at ZEISS? Where is there potential for the company to develop in different markets? And what does it mean to coordinate and communicate strategic projects? We sat down with Markus Birkhold, Project Manager in Strategic Corporate Development, to discuss these questions and learn more about his job.


“I really enjoy telling others that I work at ZEISS because it makes be incredibly proud”

“The moment medical technology leads to something very human: patients smiling again. This is the moment we work for.” This ZEISS Moment touches the heart. ZEISS also uses it in promotional materials. But what exactly is the connection between ZEISS and advances in medicine? ZEISS is a pioneer in the field of optics, which is why doctors around the world use ZEISS visualization systems to improve their patients’ quality of life. These technologies enable the early and reliable diagnosis of diseases, ideally as a preventative measure or to facilitate treatment and healing. The broad portfolio includes ophthalmic systems and implants, visualization capabilities for neuro, ENT and spine surgery as well as gynecology, and extends to dental microscopes and loupes along with intraoperative radiotherapy systems.


“ZEISS Has Given Me Great Opportunities”

As an intern, Susan got to know and value ZEISS as an employer during her studies in Rochester, New York. After completing her degree in Biomedical Photographic Communications, she returned to the company as a Product and Applications Specialist at the ZEISS site in Thornwood, New York. In this interview, Susan tells us what brought her to Munich and what it’s like working in Product Management at ZEISS – a job she’s very proud of.