Team Buchinger|Kuduz - Mario Buchinger

Dr. Mario Buchinger
Economy physicist, Lateral thinker, Kaizen-Trainer, Musician, Author

  • More than 15 years of international experience as employee and manager in companies
  • Scientist with analytical abilities and the ability to make complexity undaerstandable.
  • Creative mind not just as a musician and music producer, but also for development of future and driving of change.
  • Since 2014: Buchinger|Kuduz
    Keynotes, implementation, development of change, design of change
    Engagement in Think-Tanks and initiatives for value driven leadership, sustainability and business ethics


  • 2008 – 2014: Bosch Group – Bosch Rexroth AG
    Expert and Trainer for Production systems  (BPS – Bosch Production System)
    Responsibility for implementation projects  at different, world-wide locations

    Responsibility for qualification of all managers in terms of Kaizen, BPS, continuous improvement at Bosch Rexroth


  • 2005 – 2008: Daimler AG
    Expert and Trainer for Production systems (MPS – Mercedes-Production System)
    Responsibility for implementation projects at different Mercedes-Benz production sites


  • Musician, Music producer, compoiser, Sounddesigner
    Pyramidis Audio ()
    The Pyramidis Project ()


  • Editor, Author, Podcaster
    Professional magazine HiFi-Stars ()
    RestartThinking-Podcast ()
  • Diploma in Physics – Astro physics (Georg-August-University Göttingen)
    Optical Spektroskopy of the galactical super soft X-Ray source QR And (=RX J0019.8+2156)
    Obervation data of X-Ray binary star systems, observations on large telescopes

  • PhD in Physics – Material physics (Georg-August-University Göttingen)
    Nanocharacterization of magnetoresistant oxide tunnel barrier structures
    Characterisation of non-conductant oxyde tunnel barriers on a nano scale

  • Postgraduate studies Lean Manufacturing Consultant (Steinbeis University, Berlin)

  • Additional qualification: SixSigma Green-Belt

  • Expert training  Kaizen-Trainer and Lean-Experten at Mercedes-Benz in Germany and Japan also by former Toyota (TPS) Experts.

  • Intercultural competency
    Raised bi-lingual and  multicultural. International work in many different countries and cultural environments.
    – Europe: (e.g. Germany, Austria, France, Sweden, Rumania, …)
    – Asia (China, Japan, India, Türky, …)
    – America (USA, Brazil)
  • More than 15 years real-life experience
    – Development of vision and mission
    – Implementation
    – Process analysis
    – System development
    – Expert training
    – Leadership development
    – Coaching and Shadowing
    – Development of methods
    – Development of qualification conzepts
    – Derivation of strategies for entire companies, divisions, business units
    – Political and social development
Team Buchinger|Kuduz - Marlene Buchinger

Marlene Buchinger, MSc
Project developer, Expert for renewable energies, electric mobility and sustainability

  • 20 years of expertise in different companies, from StartUps to corporations
  • Many years of experience in development and installation of wind farms and solar plants as well as sustainable mobility concepts including electric mobility and public transportation
  • Project leader for construction projects and implementation processes in administration environments
  • Network expert in social interactions – Impossible things com at once, miracles take a bit longer
  • Since 2014: Buchinger|Kuduz
    Implementation and leadership of improvement projects in administration and
    Development of measures for environmental protection for companies and institutions Umsetzung und Leitung von administrativen Prozessverbesserungen
    Finance and marketing


  • 2011 – 2014: BayWa r.e. (previouslxy Renerco)
    Development of wind farms in UK
    M&A projects and project development


  • 2008 – 2011: Juwi
    Business Development new technologies
    Project development in R&D


  • 2003 – 2008: Alpine Bau GmbH
    Assistant to the CEO
    M&A projects and organisation developmentng with focus on eastern Europe and VAE


  • 2001 – 2003: Penny / Rewe Austria
    Assistant to CEO
    Organisation construction division
  • Master of Science (MSc) – Specialisation in Renewable Energy in Central and Eastern Europe (Technical University Vienna)

  • Bachelor or Arts (B.A.) – Specialisation in Business Management (Hochschule Mittweida)

  • Additional qualification: in project management and CSR
  • Language course: Kaplan Aspect School, Sydney, Australia

Blogger and Author about topics dealing with change, sustainability, electric mobility and renewable energy.

Team Buchinger|Kuduz - Torsten Griese

Torsten Griese
Pragmatic and empathic supporter and companion during change processes

  • Effective implementation on-site with hands-on quality across
  • Focus, passion and customer orientation since 20 years in Lean Management and as manager
  • Acting straight-forward, reliable and pragmatic with a bit of humor
  • Drives people as a consequent decision maker and sensitive companion
  • 2016 – 2018: Cembrit
    Head of Global-Lean
    Interim plant manager
  • 2013 – 2016: Swarovski
    Lean-responsible for three production units
    Implementation and taining
  • 2007 – 2013: Sanitec
    Head of Lean-Production for 22 locations
    Supplier development
  • 2004 – 2007: SAS Autosystemtechnik
    Head of Lean-implementation
  • 1996 – 2004: Fauercia
    Head of production
    Plant manager
    Lean-processes, implementation and training
  • Craftsman for energy electronics (Siemens AG) including  advanced technical certificate
  • Studies in electrical engineering and automation engineering
  • Practicionor
  • Motivator for change
  • Show opportunities
  • Partner for implementation
  • Fotographer
  • Drone artist
Team Buchinger|Kuduz - Pia Sorgend

Pia Sorgend
Psychologist, Coach for positive psychology

  • Coach and trainer for positive psychology
  • Trainer for rhetoric and communication
  • Trainer for managers
  • Career coach
  • Trainer for self care (Well-being and prevention of psychological diseases)
  • Since 2019: Freelance Trainer and Coach
    Workshops worldwide and coaching dealing with employee development , soft skills and improvement of well-being
  • 2018 – 2019: University Salzburg
    Tutor for the introduction course „Social Interaction“
  • 2018 – 2020: Palfinger AG
    Design, conduction and qualification of all psychological contents during the development of an internal improvement organisation (Palfinger-Production-System Expert Training)
  • 2017 – 2019: Coach for positive Psychology
    Coaching for improvement of psychological well-being for patients in a clinical environment
  • Since 2019: Additional qualification as psychotherapist at CIP-Ambulance, Munich
  • 2017 – 2019: Master-Studies for Psychology an the University of Salzburg
  • 2017 – 2018: Apprenticeship as Coach for positive Psychology an the University of Salzburg
  • Experience in forensics with psychological diseased criminals  (Isar-Amper-Klinikum Taufkirchen)
  • Work with children in a living community (Koko GmbH)
  • Work at the psychiatry station for grown-ups with the focus on patients with schizophrenia, obsessions and   organic brain diseases (BKH Landshut)
  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Career coaching