Director Platforms and Partnermanagement
Managing Director Strategy Consulting Austria, Switzerland, Germany & Russia
Dr. Moritz Hagenmüller ist Geschäftsführer bei Accenture und leitet das Strategieberatungsgeschäft für den deutschsprachigen Raum und Russland. Er ist Experte für Unternehmens- und Wachstumsstrategien im Zeitalter der digitalen Disruption. Moritz verfügt über langjährige Erfahrung mit digitaler Transformation, Omni-Channel-Konzepten, Kostenoptimierung und Betriebsmodellen.
Er hat nicht nur als Berater, sondern auch als ehemaliger Gesellschafter und Manager von Familien- und VC-eigenen B2C- und B2B-Unternehmen Erfahrungen gesammelt. Bevor er 2015 zu Accenture kam, war er Geschäftsführer und Vorstandsmitglied von Libri, Europas führendem Mediengroßhändler, dem Online-Buchhändler eBook.de und BoD, Books on Demand. Er begann seine Karriere bei Bain & Company. Moritz studierte Betriebswirtschaft und promovierte an der Universität St. Gallen.
Director Digital ADIDAS Outdoor
SVP ADIDAS Outdoor
Director Digital Marketing & CRM
Ryan is a serial entrepreneur with 15+ year experience in digital media platforms. He co-founded ready and oolipo, two digital content platforms in Germany. He's currently Director of Future Trends at adidas and CEO and co-founder digital streetwear startup, Aglet. Everything Ryan does pivots around what he calls the Prometheus Principle: democratize tools and technologies to see what people create. Ryan has consulted top brands in blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, innovation strategy, business model innovation, mental models and network effects. He's very interested in perfecting the art of Fermi Questions and wants to have lunch with Marc Andreessen.
Digital Leader, Xoogler
Head of Global Digital Sales
Moritz Kuhn is Head of Global Digital Sales at Haglöfs, the progressive outdoor performance brand from Sweden. He is responsible for own eCommerce, marketplaces and digital pure player. Moritz has been in the sports industry for over 12 years, where after 7 years with adidas, 2.5 years with Zalando Sports, and 2 years with Haglöfs as Country Manager Germany & Austria, he sharpened his digital profile. He is an enthusiastic skier and mountain runner as well as an ambitious tennis player.
President of the Global Sports Innovation Center
Sebastian is the Global Head of Microsoft Sports Business, defining the corporate strategy, new business models and monetization opportunities for Clubs, Leagues and Federations. He is also leading the digital transformation partnership with Real Madrid, the Spanish Football League LaLiga and FIFA, among others. Industrial Engineer and MBA in Buenos Aires, with 20 years of experience at Microsoft and 26 years in the IT industry. He has specialized in “digital marketing strategies”, “business of entertainment, media and sports” and “Leading Product Innovation” at Harvard Business School. Sebastian leads the consumer engagement initiative within Microsoft Digital, to help customers become a digital business. He is the president of the Global Sports Innovation Center, member of the advisory board of the Sports & Marketing Center at ESIC, and guest speaker at Universities and conferences.
John is a digital business engineering veteran. Having worked in the fashion and sports industry for 20+ years with Amer sports (Salomon, Arc'teryx, Peak Performance, Atomic, Wilson), Ecco and with Attune as ERP/SAP consultant.
Chief Gaming Officer, Schalke 04
Im Mai 2016 wurde Tim Reichert Head of Esports beim FC Schalke 04. Erfolgreich übernahm er die Verantwortung für den Aufbau sowie die Integration einer Esport-Abteilung in die Strukturen des traditionsbewussten Fußballvereins. Seit Oktober 2017 verantwortet Reichert die strategische Ausrichtung des FC Schalke 04 Esports als Chief Gaming Officer. Seiner Tätigkeit bei den Knappen ging ein Studium der Wirtschaftsinformatik voraus. Anschließend arbeitete Reichert für eine Medienagentur. Gemeinsam mit seinen Brüdern gründete er eine der erfolgreichsten und bekanntesten Esport-Organisationen der Welt: SK Gaming.
Head of Communications tradebyte Software GmbH
Alexander Otto has been communicating on a professional level for quite some time—as an editor, PR manager or blog author for gastronomic, medical and digital topics.
As a literary and media scholar, he is already unable not to communicate. Since 2017 he has been doing this passionately as Head of Communications for Tradebyte Software GmbH.
Director Digital Marketing & CRM bei The Walt Disney Company
Thorsten Mühl hat Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Fachhochschule Mainz studiert und ein Masterstudium in International Business und Marketing an der South Bank University, London absolviert. Thorsten war in verschiedenen Positionen bis zum Account Director bei der McCann Worldgroup tätig und konzentrierte sich auf das digitale Marketing für Automobilkunden.
Thorsten kam 2012 zu The Walt Disney Company GSA und ist derzeit verantwortlich für die Ausrichtung der owned, earned und bought Taktiken und die Migration traditioneller Marketingmodelle auf einen zielgruppenzentrierten Ansatz. Außerdem managed er die Beziehungen zu führenden digitalen Marketing- und Technologieunternehmen, um sicherzustellen, dass die Digitalisierung im Mittelpunkt aller Marketingaktivitäten innerhalb des Unternehmens steht.
Head of International Marketing & Digital Services
Global Digital Footprint Champion
Head of Sales Consumer Goods
Vanda Astfäller holds the position of the Head of Sales Consumer Goods at Wirecard (www.wirecard.de), a leading global technology provider for electronic payment across all sales channels, since 2016.
Vanda Astfäller collected her first international experience during her studies abroad at the Free University of Bozen in Italy. Ever since she has been working with large, international client base and played a vital role in the ongoing success of merchants from various industries.
After starting her career at Wirecard 7 years ago, Vanda Astfäller has developed an excellent knowledge about payment solutions, risk management and technological innovations, such as WeChat Pay and Alipay, she has been pioneering market-driven approaches to change the future of shopping together with her team.
CEO of the WOM Protocol
Melanie Mohr is a Berlin-based entrepreneur with 20 years’ experience producing videos. In 2016 she founded YEAY - the leading community for Generation Z to share honest recommendation videos with one another about products and experiences they love. In 2018 she became the founder and CEO of the WOM Protocol, the blockchain company helping brands tap into peer-to-peer recommendations and digital publishers monetize their platforms in a user-friendly way through word-of-mouth content.
VP Direct to Consumer Zalando SE
Dr. Carsten Keller (43), Vice President Direct-to-Consumer at Zalando SE, Europe's leading online fashion platform, is responsible for integrating the stationary retail trade into the Zalando platform. Carsten joined Zalando in 2016 to accelerate the growth of the marketplace business and build a portfolio of solutions for brand partners (e.g. inventory integration, data analysis, wholesale marketplace).
Prior to joining Zalando, he spent twelve years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company for clients in the fashion and sportswear industries. Carsten holds a Masters in Business from the University of Münster and a PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of Bremen.
Person Christoph Köchy founded the football university league in Göttingen during his sports studies in 2005. The league is now played in 24 cities, with a total of over 10,000 players playing on around 300 match days. From 2010-2017, he was managing partner of UNICUM Live GmbH, where he developed sports marketing and central marketing for Germany's largest university parties. Since 2018, he has been Managing Director of Amilla Marketing GmbH and continues to be active in the areas of sports and parties for the young target group. He has played all EA Sports FIFA titles since 1995, but lost so often to his roommate during his studies that he never considered a professional career.
Digital Community Manager EMEA ASICS
Jan Erik Kruse is responsible for the worldwide Frontrunner Program at ASICS, his tasks: somewhere between Community Activation, Content Marketing, PR and Trade Marketing. And, of course, selecting the right Ambassadors from almost 50,000 applications annually.
Business development, ColorDigital GmbH
Sebastiaan van de Loo has worked in various roles as licensing manager, head of design and VP sales for brands and textile manufacturers in Europe and the US.
His result driven attitude propelled him to start for himself in 2010, establishing himself firmly as an Ambassador & Business Developer within the Industry.
Always looking beyond the challenges of today, forming the “crea-adaptable”, he has convinced innovated partners by being their visionary bridge builder. Currently he is involved in manifold projects with a strong focus on innovation for the textile indusrty. At Color Digital he is responsible for the international business development.
Andreas Lenzhofer is the founder and CEO of Dagsmejan, a Swiss-based high-tex company with the mission to bring the sleepwear category to the 21st century with functionally optimized garments, catering to our physiological sleep needs. Prior to founding Dagsmejan, Andreas has been a partner with a leading global strategy consulting firm which offered ample opportunity for self-experimentation in the field of bringing sleep quality up when the sleep hours go down.
Head of Marketing
Freelance consultant, business coach and Associate Partner at enable2grow
Anna Rojahn is a freelance consultant, business coach and Associate Partner at enable2grow, one of Europe's leading boutique consulting firms specialised in meeting the challenges of the digital age.
Anna used to be one of the very few female serial technology entrepreneurs in Germany: over a time span of ten years, she founded, scaled, dismantled or sold a total of six companies. Her cross-disciplinary background in design, design management and branding, in combination with industry experience in the lifestyle and fashion industry as well as more than ten years in the Berlin tech and startup scene, give her a unique perspective on the challenges organisations are faced with today.
Having worked as a Product Manager in the luxury goods industry in Germany and Hong Kong, Anna embarked on her entrepreneurial journey in Berlin in 2007. Anna's technical expertise lies mainly in the areas of visual technologies, Augmented and Virtual Reality; one of her focus topics is digital brand experience. As a certified scaleup coach, she is also a specialist for agile growth methodologies and digital transformation strategies.
Head of Market Research
Pauline Shepherd is Head of Market Research at the European Outdoor Group. Working with brands and retailers as well as the overall industry, she supports the outdoor sector with market data and consumer trend analysis. She has 15+ years in research working across a number of industries.
CEO & Co-Founder
Simon Freeman has worked in marketing and communications for more than 20 years. Having started in publishing he moved into corporate communications and marketing agencies. In 2013 Simon launched Freestak with his wife, Julie. Specialising in marketing and communications for endurance sports and outdoor brands, Freestak has developed extensive expertise in helping brands connect with customers through content creation and working with influencers. Over the past three years Freestak has developed a proprietary platform to connect brands with content creators in run, cycle, outdoors, adventure and show sports. Additionally Simon is the co-founder and editor of independent running magazine Like the Wind.
- Since 2016 Founder & CEO of Foursource Group
- 2013 – 2016 Group COO of Westwing Home & Living
- 2009 – 2012 Group COO of FALKE
- 2007 – 2008 Strategy consultant at Booz & Company
Before founding Foursource, Godecke was part of the founder team and Group COO of Westwing, an e-commerce company operating across Europe, Brazil and Russia that went public in 2018. At Westwing he developed and implemented the global logistics strategy and has built up a tech team developing the logistics systems in-house. Prior Godecke had served as Group COO at FALKE, a premium multi-brand clothing and legwear company. At FALKE he developed and implemented a new production and footprint strategy, including the design and realization of a new knitting plant.
He holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Wedel (Germany) and an MBA degree from Aston Business School, Birmingham (England).
CEO & Co-Founder, ICAROS
The industrial designer Michael Schmidt is the co-founder and CEO at HYVE AG and ICAROS GmbH in Munich. He began his industrial design training with a one-year degree at the Cleveland Institut of Art in the USA, followed by an apprenticeship as a mechanical engineer and graduated in 1997 wih a four-year diploma in industrial design at the University of Applied Science in Munich. In 2000 Michael co-founded the innovative company HYVE AG, in which he is now responsible for the business units Design and Launch. As part of the method Custumized Innovation, developed by HYVE AG, Michael specializes in product innovation, virtual representation and product realization. Renowned companies such as Audi AG, Siemens, Adidas, Lufthansa and Swarowski are successfully implementing the solutions developed by HYVE on the market. ICAROS started as a spinoff of HYVE and it has now become a globally successul supplier of Active VR devices in the area fitness, entertainment and health. Michael is in particularly responsible for the hardware and software development and promoter of eSport innovation.
Executive Director Business Unit Consumergoods - Director ISPO Group
CEO K5 and E-commerce Entrepreneur
As a longterm ecommerce entrepreneur Sven has co-founded and built companies like zooplus and shirtinator from scratch.Since 2014 he joined forces with Jochen Krisch and is spearheading the ramp-up of the K5 Future Retail Conference to its leading position. He also initiated the first global ecommerce investment fund GLORE for private investors. Sven likes to share his 20 years of ecommerce experience and loves to interview movers and shakers in digital retail world in his podcast CHEFTREFF.
Key Account Manager Retail
COO, MobiMedia AG
Founder & CEO Outdooractive
Hartmut Wimmer, the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, is one of the trail blazers in the digitization of outdoor tourism with over two decades of business experience.Founding his own engineering company in 1994 and successfully concluding several challenges in architecture, Hartmut decided to concentrate on touristic infrastructure. As he saw himself confronted with plenty of problems when it comes to planning trips, he decided that it was time to find a solution to gather all necessary information and data in one place – and so he founded Outdooractive in 2008.
Ever since Hartmut has been striving to create the world’s largest outdoor platform simultaneously connecting the community and all players in the outdoor tourism sector with cutting-edge technology. As Hartmut himself is a great outdoor enthusiast his major concern was to build a virtual home for like-minded people sharing their experiences and their adventures in the great outdoors. Hartmut holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Munich and has personally contributed to the success and growth of the Outdooractive platform by sharing hundreds of his trips and trails on outdooractive.com.
Vice President Global sales PANTONE
- Born in Caorle near Venice in Italy
- Diploma in “Chemistry of Dyeing and Textile “
- Master in Textile Marketing
Working in the textile production and Dying at the beginning of the career.
Founder of Talia Tecnoequipe, company developing Color Matching and Management Solution (HW and SW) for Textile, Leather, Plastic and Paint categories
15 years in Gretag Matcbeth and X-Rite offering Color Management Solution and Instruments for all industries where color matter as Emea VP of Sales and Sales & Marketing
From 2017 in title as VP WW Global Sales for Pantone LLC
Andreas Büdel has been managing director of the family-owned company since 2005, where he is responsible for product development, europe production and sales. He has been associated with the textile industry since his vocational training in 1996 and has focused on the digitalisation of the textile supply chain since his subsequent blw studies. PB accessories has been developing its products with the aid of 3D technology since 2007 and has been using the dmix.cloud for digital colour and 3D communication between the various global production locations and with its customers since 2018.
VP, Nordics Piano
Steven manages sales and new markets for Piano in EMEA/Nordics. His proven tenure inside both services and platform industries provide a valuable perspective on accelerating digital businesses through technology and customer experience. Previously, Steven managed global business development for iCrossing, a digital agency part of Hearst Corp. He has also held leadership positions at Method, Schematic (POSSIBLE, a unit of WPP) and the pioneering internet consultancy, Viant.
CEO, Founder at Projecter GmbH
Director of Product Marketing
Sergi has held marketing, product, and partnership development roles in SaaS and tech companies for the past 10 years. Currently, Sergi is Director of Product Marketing at Red Points, independent consultant, and guest lecturer at several business schools.
- The Retail Performance Company GmbH: Manager
- adamicus GmbH, Head of Digital Training & Services, Business Coach
- Medicom GmbH: Head of eCommerce & Marketing
- Forum Media Group: Head of Business Management & Developement
- Core expertise
- Performance Marketing
- Brand Marketing
- Social Media & Commerce
Vorträge/ Workshops bei
- AGOC, EHAM, IHK, HDI, BMW, Google Zukunftswerkstatt, Wirtschaftskammer Bayern, TrendJourney
- Deutsche Post etc.
- Clients (extract)
- BMW, ERGO, HDI, MEY, BioPartner, Schultz Tourismus, Telekom, McDonalds, LoveScout, IKEA, VW
Editor-in-chief of SAZsport (previously: sporthandelskongress)
Mathias Krenski is editor-in-chief of SAZsport. The qualified sports scientist and journalist has been active in the sports trade for twelve years. He first worked in the Decathlon and Breuninger stores, then for five years as editor and head of the retail department of SAZsport. After a three-year excursion as head of press for Sportscheck, he again took care of the sports retail newspaper. The 42-year-old deals with all topics in the sports market that are relevant for manufacturers and help sports retailers to improve their business: At the moment his keywords are digital transformation, verticalisation and the "point of engagement". Offline he likes to play tennis, golf and soccer well.
Key Account Manager
Director Sales bei der shopware AG
Als Director Sales hat Stefan Zessel, der schon seit über fünf Jahren im Vertrieb der shopware AG tätig ist, immer die Kunden- und Partnerzufriedenheit im Fokus und verantwortet die vertrieblichen Aktivitäten. Durch seine umfassende Erfahrung z.B. als Online-Filialführer von mittelständischen Marken-Onlineshops, hat Stefan Zessel umfassendes Know-How im Onlinehandel aufbauen können, welches der diplomierte Betriebswirt gemeinsam mit seinem Team sehr praxisnah und pragmatisch für alle Vertriebsprozesse einsetzt.
Founder of Sports Maniac
Marketing Director EMEA Stance
Rich Philip has had an incredibly varied career spanning over 15 years in marketing and brand development. After starting in FMCG and music, Rich decided to follow his passion in sports and joined Amer Sports where he headed up the Marketing division for Northern Europe. In 2016 Rich joined Stance as Marketing Director for the EMEA region. Stance is an apparel brand that, in the last 5 years, become one of the world's fastest growing lifestyle and sport businesses. Rich has been responsible for launching their sports and performance business and in 2018 expanding out into DTC channels with bricks and mortar retail and online stores.
AI Strategy Lead
Steven Mc Auley forscht seit vier Jahren als Wirtschaftspsychologe in den Bereichen Innovation, Mensch-Roboter-Interaktion, Künstliche Intelligenz und Zukunft der Arbeit. Der ausgezeichnete Vortragsredner (GSA) spricht viel in Europa, aber immer häufiger auch in Großstädten wie in Dubai, Moskau, San Francisco, Hong Kong, etc. Als Member der Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) und in Kooperation mit der United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Abu Dhabi untersuchte Steven Mc Auley warum Unternehmen beim Einsatz von Künstlicher Intelligenz scheitern. Als Mitgründer und AI Strategy Lead des globalen Innovation-Thinktanks Tinybox mit Sitz in San Francisco und Teams in London, München und Shenzhen, stellt er Unternehmen wie Deutsche Bank, Accenture, SAP oder BMW die Werkzeuge und Systeme für technologiegetriebene Use Cases und kulturelle Transformation zur Verfügung, die die Grundlage für innovationsgetriebenes Wachstum bilden. Er ist Autor des Buches “THE INNOVATOR'S JOURNAL: A daily guide to become an innovator”.
CEO tradebyte Software GmbH
Matthias Schulte is co-founder of the company and as CEO strategic head of all business and customer relevant topics. As one of the first digital entrepreneurs, the topics Platform Business, Digital Transformation and Change in Commerce are literally part of his DNA.
Founder of VIKA MEDIA
Director, Head of Webedia Gaming in Germany
Since 2017, René Heuser has headed the gaming vertical of the Webedia Media Group in Germany, which operates the entertainment portals GameStar, Filmstarts, Moviepilot as well as the influencer and event agencies Allyance, Flow:Fwd and Flimmer. René has been a “gamer” for 30 years and has worked in the media industry for 20 years - first as an editor and social media manager, later as editor-in-chief, and in strategy development for the digital and analog offerings of IDG Entertainment (which was acquired by Webedia in 2015). His focus is on digital publishing, audience & product development as well as consulting for non-endemic clients who want to reach new target groups in gaming or entertainment. Together with his team, René has founded the Youtube-MCN Allyance and the in-house gaming brands GameStar, GamePro and Mein-MMO, making them the largest gaming portals in the German-speaking world.
Executive Vice President Innovation and Value Added Services
As Executive Vice President of Wirecard Labs and Value Added Services at Wirecard AG since 2013, Jörn is globally recognized for digital transformation in Payment. He envisioned and now heads the prosperous Value Added Services and Wirecard Labs. His key responsibilities are developments in the field of digitalization of retail and in developing innovative solutions for mobile paymentswith partners and clients , e.g. Alipay, Wechat Pay, Berjaya, ÖBB, O2, Orange, Vodafone, Printemps, The Bodyshop and Deutsche Telekom.
With his deep knowledge, experience, access to global networks and a strong affinity to spotting trends, Jörn Leogrande is confident and dynamic on all big stages around the world, invigorating the crowd while sharing future trends in payment, digitalization of retail, customer satisfaction and value added services to make tomorrows journey of payment happens today for all of us.
At the ISPO Digitize Summit 2019 we provided the following formats:
- Exciting Keynotes: Duration approx. 25 min. on the Main Stage
- Practical Workshops: Duration between 30 min. and 90 min. in separate rooms for lively and communicative exchange, as well as participation of the attendees
- Best Cases/Success Stories: Duration between 30 min. and 90 min., the participants have a rather passive part, also in separate rooms
- Panel Discussions: Duration approx. 25 min.
After another successful ISPO Digitize Summit in 2019, we are going into the third round next year: July 1-2, 2019, Munich.