Professor of Procurement and Logistics, Koblenz University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Elmar Bräkling has been teaching and conducting research at the HS Koblenz for more than 9 years in procurement and logistics. He focuses on Industry 4.0 and digitization. He draws on more than 10 years of industrial management experience mainly in the automotive industry. He was most recently head of the International Procurement Services / Consulting & Engineering division at Daimler AG. Today, Professor Bräkling is also managing partner of PIP - Power in Procurement GmbH and Of-Counsel of the international patent law firm Schneiders & Behrendt.
Professor for Marketing, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz
Prof. Dr. Holger J. Schmidt is Professor of Marketing at Koblenz University of Applied Sciences. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of brand management, among others as director at TNT Express. He is the author of numerous books and scientific publications. Brand management in the technology sector is one of his areas of interest.
Director, IMB Institute of Management Berlin
Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal is Professor of Management and Consulting at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and the Director of the IMB Institute of Management Berlin. He holds business degrees from the Universities of Bielefeld, Georgia (USA) and Saarland and has worked as a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.
Professorship for Supply Chain und Operations Management, Berlin School of Economics and Law
Prof. Dr. Alexander Tsipoulanidis is an expert in Supply Chain and Operations Management (SCOM), Lean Management / Operational Excellence, Digital Transformation and Material Flow, Factory Planning and Factory Operations. Before his academic activities as a professor, he worked in various senior positions at ABB, DaimlerChrysler and Bombardier Transportation.
Professor for Logistics Management, ETH Zürich
Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Wagner is Full Professor, holds the Kuehne Foundation-sponsored Chair of Logistics Management, and is Director of the Executive MBA in Supply Chain Management at the ETH Zurich. His supply chain, purchasing and logistics research focuses on topics related to strategy, networks, relationships, behavioral issues, risk, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Professor for Production Processes and Machine Tools, University Duisburg-Essen
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Habil Gerd Witt is Professor for production processes and machine-tools at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Primarily, he focuses on additive manufacturing. He made the institute to one of the most advanced AM research centers in Germany. Prof. Witt essentially participated in developing industry-relevant additive manufacturing processes on the basis of Rapid Prototyping.