Instructor Bio

An industry professional, author, and entrepreneur with over 20 years of industrial transformation practice in multinational companies, from leading transformation projects and effective technology rollouts, coaching of national and international organizations up to design and implementation of enterprise-wide transformation strategies for leading global brands.

In 2016 she co-founded co-shift GmbH, supporting companies in digital transformation and business ecosystems. As a trainer and coach, she works with companies of all sizes to set up transformation initiatives, to adapt their corporate innovation frameworks and to build business ecosystems for accelerating market dynamics.

She has a deep understanding of new principles of managing in all levels of business to meet the challenges ahead. Therefore, she shares her practical experience and real-life practices through executive trainings as well as through lectures on innovation management at the Steinbeis School of International Business and Entrepreneurship and other centers of education, always working close to industry.

-Vice Chair: Committee of Digitalization and IT Economy of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Stuttgart.

-Co-Founder & Contributor: Global Peter Drucker Forum, Business Ecosystem Alliance.

Her most recent books are Future Legends: Business in Hyper-Dynamic Markets (with Jörg Schreiner & Joachim Heinz), creating a setup for future business ecosystems and including Haier as a case study. She also coauthored Thinkers50 latest book „The Power of Ecosystems“ (Thinkers50 2021).

PhD (mechanical engineering) -Technical University of Braunschweig

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