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06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by Millennials

Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache

Millennials (born after 1982) will soon be the biggest group in the labour market. Based on the Deloitte Millennial Survey, the following questions will be discussed: how are their values, goals and perspectives different from other generations? Will they really turn leadership, organisation and business upside down?

Managing Director, Post E-Commerce GmbH, Vienna
Head of Human Resources, Microsoft Austria, Vienna
Research Associate, Institut für Jugendkulturforschung, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG, Vienna
Director Human Capital, Deloitte Austria, Vienna Chair


Managing Director, Post E-Commerce GmbH, Vienna

since 2004 Corporate Development Department, Junior Associate, ÖBB, Vienna
2004-2005 Assistant to Management Board, ÖBB, Vienna
2006-2009 Assistant to Management Board, ÖBB, Rail Cargo Austria AG, Vienna
2009-2011 Director Corporate Development, Rail Cargo Hungaria, Budapest
2011-2012 Senior Associate, McKinsey&Co., Vienna
2013-2014 Managing Director, PostMaster (CEE Mail), Cracow
2014-2015 Strategy & Corporate Development Department, Senior Manager, Österreichische Post AG, Vienna
since 2015 Managing Director, Post E-Commerce GmbH, Vienna

Mag. (FH) Nina SCHMIDT

Head of Human Resources, Microsoft Austria, Vienna

2006-2014 Human Resources Professional, Samsung Electronics, Vienna
2008-2014 Human Resources Business Partner, Microsoft Österreich GmbH,Vienna
2014-2016 Human Resources Lead, Microsoft Slovakia, Bratislava
since 2016 Human Resources Lead, Microsoft Österreich GmbH, Vienna

Martina SCHORN

Research Associate, Institut für Jugendkulturforschung, Vienna

seit 2009 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für Jugendkulturforschung Wien
Projekt- und Studienleitung, T-Factory Trendagentu,r Wien
2007-2016 Studium Politikwissenschaft, Soziologie, Raumforschung und Raumordnung, Wien; Kopenhagen


Chief Executive Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG, Vienna

1986-1991 Master in Business Administration, Management School of Barcelona
1991-1993 Finance/Controlling Department, IBM Austria, Vienna
1993-1994 Assistant, Regional Manager CEE, Boehringer Ingelheim, Vienna
1994-1996 Regional Manager Baltic States, Boehringer Ingelheim, Tallinn
1997-1999 General Manager BI Hungary, Boehringer Ingelheim, Budapest
1999-2001 Assistant, Area Management Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim,
2001-2002 Team Member, global launch TEAM Spiriva, Boehringer Ingelheim
2002-2004 Head, M&S CEE, Boeringer Ingelheim, Vienna
2004-2008 Head, M&S Italy, Boehringer Ingelheim Italy, Milan
2008-2011 General Manager, Angelini Pharma CEE, Bisamberg/Vienna
2011-2013 Head, Corporate PM / CHC Prescription Medicines Emerging Markets, Boehringer Ingelheim
since 2013 CEO, Regional Center Vienna, Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

Mag. Jan KRIMS

Director Human Capital, Deloitte Austria, Vienna

1999-2000 Assistant to Dr. Hannes Jarolim, Member of Parliament
2000-2001 Freelance Facilitator and Project Manager
2002-2005 Head, Research and Planning, Social Democratic Party of Austria
2006-2012 Consultant and Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting GmbH
since 2013 Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Economic Symposium

show timetable


08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good CauseSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 14:00Changing World – Changing WaysPlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Cesar HidalgoPlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Robin ChasePlenary
14:30 - 16:00Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot?Plenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus Lower Austria EveningSocial
16:30 - 18:00Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy”Partner
18:00 - 19:30Migration – Opportunity and ChallengePlenary
19:30 - 20:30Illuminating AlpbachSocial


06:00 - 07:0016th management club Business BreakfastPartner
06:00 - 07:00Country Breakfast Georgia – Ways Out of CorruptionPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Country Breakfast Israel – the Country of Start-UpsPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Country Breakfast South Korea – Education Is the KeyPlenary
07:00 - 08:30Digital Employees – Have No Fear, Technology Is HerePlenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Online Platforms – New Working Conditions in the Digital AgeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: The Role of a Modern State for the Economy and SocietyBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: The European Data Economy Needs a New Enlightenment!Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Crowdsourcing – If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by MillennialsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Motivate and Regulate – Behavioural Economics as a New Approach in PoliticsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of ProductionBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: FinTechs, Crowdfunding and Online Consultancy – a Change for the Whole Financial Industry?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: Digital Transformation Through Business Model InnovationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 11: The Power and Myth of CreativityBreakout
11:30 - 13:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
11:45 - 12:45World.Economy.Austria. Successful Ideas for Our CountryPartner
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 12: International Trade – Past, Present, FutureBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason FadesBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 14: Big Data – a Vision of the Future, or: the End of Coincidence?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 15: Leadership & Responsibility – How Responsible Leaders Do Good and Irresponsible Leaders Create HavocBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 16: Stay Innovative – the Example of Light Weight DesignBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 17: Live or Let Die? The Evolution of the Economy – Darwinism Mixes Up the MarketsBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic SystemBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 20: Hands on Jam Session – Business as Unusual: Open Innovation and Service Design ThinkingBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 21: Opinion Making Between Transparency and Headline FeverBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 22: Transparency – Cui Bono?Breakout
16:30 - 18:00Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business?Plenary
17:00 - 18:30Myths and Facts. How Is it with the Austrian Economic and Social System?Partner


Magenta NightSocial


06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPlenary
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:30Digital Entrepreneurship in EuropePlenary
07:00 - 08:30Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning SessionPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in ComparisonPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Lung YingtaiPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Philipp BlomPlenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner