Strategy Summit IT & Information Management
5. - 6. April 2022


Overview of the speakers

Mercedes Eisert CIO

Felicitas Birkner Head of Fujitsu Academy, Central Europe | Women in IT Award 2019 Europe

Heike Niederau-Buck CIO

Birgit Frohnhoff Management Board, Cloud Solutions

Bea Schnarr Director of Digital Projects

Uta Knöchel CIO

Rosanna Sibora Vice President Digital Products & Innovation

Dr. Stephan Spieleder Board Member, CIO

Dr. Jochen Decker Member of the Corporate Management, CIO

Björn Fues Managing Director IT

Prof. Dr. Ayelt Komus "CIO Study", "CIO Barometer", Koblenz University & VOICE Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Ulrich Reidel CIO/CDO

Max Killinger CIO & Vice President Corporate IT

Prof. Dr. Christopher Rentrop Professor for Business Informatics & Controlling

Thomas Kleine-Möllhoff Country Digital Lead

Dr. Ing. Olaf Röper Former CIO ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Georg Kästle CIO & CDO
Thomas Bunnemann Partner

Herr Thomas Bunnemann hat mehr als 15 Jahre Erfahrung im IT Projektmanagement. Er ist Dipl-Ing. der Nachrichtentechnik, hat einen MBA der Henley Business Schoool und ist zertifizierter Business Coach (dvct).

Seine Karriere hat Herr Bunnemann bei ALTRAN begonnen. Seit über 10 Jahren ist er bei Project-Partners für die Themen ERP und CMS verantwortlich.

Amitabh Singh CTO EMEA Cortex

Thomas Günther Director Division Security Consulting

Dr. Nathalie Harz Regional Sales Manager
Dennis Wilsmann Manager Systems Engineering - CEE AppDynamics

Dennis Wilsmann works in AppDynamics.

Based out of Zurich, Switzerland, Dennis leads the Systems Engineering team for Central and Eastern Europe in AppDynamics.

He has been working in the ICT industry for more than twenty years. Beginning his career as a Software Developer during his studies and founding a social media startup. He then moved on to Cisco starting as a Consulting Systems Engineer in Amsterdam for Wireless and Security solutions, he then quickly moved through several sales roles from Account Management to Sales Director at a SAAS company and moving back to Cisco to cover the global Cyber Security Sales role for the largest Cisco accounts.

Prior to relocating to Switzerland Dennis lead the security services business development for the ASEAN region out of Singapore.

Beginning June 2021 Dennis will lead the Sales engineering team for Central and Eastern Europe.

Dennis graduated with a degree in Information System Management in 2005 at the University of applied Sciences of Paderborn, Germany and subsequently attained a MBA in General Management at the Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, Germany in 2011.

Uwe Northmann Sales Business Development

Thorsten Brauckmann Territory Sales Manager DACH

Christian Kohnert Network Services & Network Service Design

Christoph Riese Manager Security Engineering CEE

Markus Grüneberg Head of Industry Solutions - EMEA Central

Helmut Schönherr Partner

Richard Schepers Business Development Manager - Digital Solutions

Prof. Dr. Eberhard Kurz Chair IT Management, CIO & Head of the University Computer Center

Jürgen Metko Regional Vice President Sales DE & AT

Key Topics

  • The unthinkable as daily practice 
  • Resilience: What matters
  • Cutting costs in the crisis
  • CIO: Leadership & role model
  • IT & Business Strategy
  • Digitization from 0 to 100
  • IT security
  • Innovation Management
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Automation: Opportunities & Limitations
  • Digital ecosystems
  • ML
  • AI
  • Big Data

Circle of Participants

  • CIO & Head of IT
  • Head of IT Architecture, Infrastructure, Applications
  • Head of IT Service Management
  • Head of IT Controlling

This offer is aimed at vaccinated responsible persons from corporations and medium-sized businesses. Due to the dynamic development, all persons are expected to be tested on site.

Speakers & Agenda

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Event Location

Mövenpick Hotel

Mövenpick Hotel Berlin, Schöneberger Straße 3, 10963 Berlin

Mövenpick Hotel Berlin is a 4-star hotel located in the city centre of Berlin near the Anhalter Bahnhof S-Bahn train station and Berlin’s famous public square, Potsdamer Platz. Various sights and museums are close by, including Brandenburger Tor which can be reached by train in five minutes.  The hotel is approximately 25 minutes from Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL), while the smaller Berlin Schönefeld Airport is around 35 minutes away.

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Networking Dinner

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Pier 13, Tempelhofer Damm 227

On the evening of the first day of the event, we traditionally invite you to a joint networking dinner in one of the most beautiful locations in the capital. Together we will end the day with cool drinks and delicious food in a relaxed atmosphere.

About the location

Pier 13 is located in the center of the historic Tempelhofer Binnenhafen, which emphasizes its old industrial character after extensive renovation. Surrounded by the newly created marina and the old warehouse building, Pier 13 offers an ideal setting for relaxed networking with excellent gastronomy.


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