Full Professor for Purchasing and Supply Management, Bundeswehr University Munich
Prof. Dr. Michael Essig holds the Chair for Purchasing and Supply Management at Bundeswehr University Munich and is Co-Director of the Research Center for Law and Management of Public Procurement as well as the Competence Network Performance Based Logistics.
Professor for Marketing, Koblenz University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Holger J. Schmidt holds a PhD from Leibniz Universität Hannover. He has more than 20 years of experience in the theory and practice of brand management. Since 2011 he is Professor for Management and Marketing at Koblenz University of Applied Sciences. He is the author of numerous books and publications in scientific and managerial journals.
Managing Director, University of St. Gallen
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle is Managing Director at the Institute of SCM (University of St. Gallen) as well as Study Director of the executive education program “Diploma of Advanced Studies in SCM”. Prof. Stölzle is an appointed member of the scientific advisory board of the Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Director Berlin Professional School, Berlin School of Economics and Law
PROF. DR. MATTHIAS TOMENENDAL is an expert on strategy and innovation. Prior to his academic career as a professor for management and consulting at Berlin School of Economics and Law he worked as a strategy consultant for Boston Consulting Group for more than a decade. His current research centers around digital leadership, organizational identity, gazelles and clusters.
Professor for Supply Chain and Operations Management, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht HWR Berlin
Alexander studied Factory Planning, Logistics and Strategic Management. His PhD dealt with Lean value creation. He has 20 years of global experience in factory planning, restructuring, operations improvement and supply chain consulting. Since 2012 he is Professor for Supply Chain & Operations Management at the HWR Berlin where he researches Digital Supply Chain Excellence.
Professor of Supply Chain Management, ETH Zürich
Stephan M. Wagner is Professor and holds the Chair of Logistics Management at ETH Zurich. Prior, he worked for an international top-management consulting firm and as head of supply chain management for a Swiss-based technology group. His general interests lie in the areas of purchasing and supply management, logistics, supply chain management, innovation, and digitalization.
President, Berlin School of Economics and Law
Prof. Dr. Andreas Zaby started his career as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company in Munich and Zurich. Subsequently, he worked as the CFO of a biopharmaceutical company with operations in Germany and the US. In 2008, he joined the Berlin School of Economics an Law as a professor of business administration and has been serving as its president since 2016.