CEO, DB Fernverkehr AG
BIRGIT BOHLE has been CEO of DB Fernverkehr AG since Sept. 2015. After graduating from high school and professional training at BASF, she studied economics (WHU, Koblenz & University of Texas, Austin). After working for Bertelsmann AG, she was a consultant at McKinsey for seven years. In 2007, she started her career as a division manager at DB Vertrieb, where she became Managing Director in 2010 and CEO in 2011-2015.
Founder & Managing Director, Flixbus
JOCHEN ENGERT is one of three founders and managing directors of FlixBus. Jochen Engert, born in Ochsenfurt in 1981, studied Business Administration at the Universities of Hohenheim and Ottawa. Prior to the founding of FlixBus, Jochen Engert worked as a strategy consultant at "The Boston Consulting Group GmbH" in Munich, together with André Schwämmlein, also founder and CEO of FlixBus. At FlixBus he is responsible for corporate development and strategy as well as for human resources.
Co-Founder & CEO, CleverShuttle
Since the company start-up in 2014, CEO Bruno Ginnuth has taken over the overall responsibility for the succes of CleverShuttle. Previously working for Coca-Cola, Sony, Nissan and Merill Lynch, he focuses on strategy and marketing. Enthusiastic about mobility, he designs CleverShuttles traffic concepts of tomorrow.
Senior Vice President RBU Rail - Industrial Europe, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co.KG
DR. MICHAEL HOLZAPFEL studied and earned his PhD in mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen. Starting in 1999 at Voith Group, he held many different positions, e.g. Vice President Technology, until 2014. In 2014 he joined Schaeffler, recently serving as Vice President BU Rail - Industrial Europe.
Sales Director Vertical Industries Transportation & Integrators, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Since 19 years Michael Linne is working for Alcatel-Lucent. During this time he went through different divisions like Business Development, Channel Sales and Global Account Management. Currently leading the division for national and international clients in transport, Mr. Linne focuses on issues like tranformation, digitalization, IoT and cloud solutions.
Chief Digital Officer DACH Region, Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschafsprüfungsgesellschaft
OLAF RIEDEL is the Chief Digital Officer for EY in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. He oversees our EY activities for Digital, Analytics and Cyber Security in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Olaf has more than 25 years of extensive Advisory experience on Strategic Transformation, IT Governance and IT Audits
Account Partner Travel & Transportation
INGO WINKLER studied industrial engineering and is a long-time expert of the industry. At IBM, he is responsible for the railway customers in Europe. His key areas include cognitive solutions as well as internet of things in the areas of customer loyalty and rail operations.