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18: Start-up spirit @ big corporation – how much is too much?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Start-ups are the rising stars of the global economy and are believed to be the “solution of tomorrow”. Established companies are put under a considerable pressure to act. Does intrapreneurship really support internal innovation? And how much is too much?

Director, Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St. Gallen
Member of the Management Board, REWE International AG, Wiener Neustadt
Chief Executive Officer, Kreisel Electric GmbH, Freistadt
Founder and Managing Director, The Blue Minds Company GmbH, Vienna
Managing Partner, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna Chair

Prof. Dr. Heike BRUCH

Director, Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St. Gallen

 Studierte Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Freien Universität Berlin
 Promovierte an der Universität Hannover
2016 Gründerin Spin-off energy factory St. Gallen

Mag. Marcel HARASZTI

Member of the Management Board, REWE International AG, Wiener Neustadt

2002 Vorstandsassistent, Eurobilla
2004 Chief Executive Officer, BILLA Ukraine
2007 Chief Executive Officer, BILLA Rumänien
2008 Chief Executive Officer, IKI Baltikum
2012-2016 Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung REWE Markt GmbH, Regionsleiter REWE Süd
seit 2017 Bereichsvorstand Vollsortiment Österreich, REWE International AG

Markus KREISEL

Chief Executive Officer, Kreisel Electric GmbH, Freistadt

1997-1998 Radio Operator, Military Service
1999-2014 Manager Electronic Business, Kreisel GmbH, Freistadt
since 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Kreisel GmbH, Freistadt
since 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Kreisel Electric GmbH, Freistadt

Mag. Dr. Eveline STEINBERGER-KERN

Founder and Managing Director, The Blue Minds Company GmbH, Vienna

 Studies, Business administration, Graz
 Doctorate, Karl Franzens University, Graz
 Young Management Program, INSEAD, Fontainbleau
2007-2009 Managing Director, Klima- und Energiefonds der Österreichischen Bundesregierung
2010-2011 Founder, Green Minds
2011-2014 Head, Energy for Central Eastern Europe, Siemens AG Österreich
since 2014 Managing Director, The Blue Minds Company GmbH, Vienna

Mag. Thomas PLÖTZENEDER

Managing Partner, Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Corporate Advisors GmbH, Vienna

1985 Community Exchange, Cargill Investors, New York
1987 Trainee, Ted Bates, New York
1989 Studium der BWL, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1989-1990 Marketing Manager, AZ Tageszeitung
1990-1991 Account Supervisor, Ogilvy & Mather
1991-1993 Account Director, Lintas Wien
1993-1997 Client Service Director, Region: Zentral- und Osteuropa, Lowe GGK
1997-1999 Chief Operating Officer, Region: Zentral- und Osteuropa, Lowe GGK
1999-2005 Mitglied des Vorstandes, Lowe GGK Holding AG
2000 Advanced Management Programme (AMP 37), Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
2001-2002 General Manager, Lowe & Partners Europe
2002-2005 Chief Executive Officer, Lowe GGK Holding AG
since 2005 Managing Partner, Gehrer Plötzeneder-DDWS Corporate Advisors

Economic Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2018

08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 13:30“I have a dream”: I dream of a diverse and resilient EuropePlenary
14:00 - 15:30The future of data economyPlenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria EveningSocial
18:00 - 19:30Innovation 101: The “diversity” factorPlenary

29.08.2018

06:00 - 07:00Europe BreakfastPartner
06:00 - 07:00Swiss Country Breakfast: RicolaPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Swiss Country Breakfast: logitechPlenary
06:30 - 09:30Talk on the Mountain – Diversity: A moral responsibility or a tool to maximise profitsPartner
07:00 - 08:30Agility and resilience: Superpowers to handle complexityPlenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Digital Future Game: Requirements for a digital societyBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: An unpredictable future – Digitalisation in individual trafficBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Digital leadership – How states and businesses lead through the digital transformation successfullyBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Demographic change and its effects on the future working lifeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Republic of fake news – How civil society and businesses become resilient to manipulationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Class conflict or social partnership in wage negotiations: What guarantees stability and flexibility?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: On the green grass and in business: If you don’t shoot, you will not score.Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Specialisation and diversification – What businesses can learn from natural sciencesBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: The rising of “TECHNIUM”: Is it real, fantasy or artificial?Breakout
11:30 - 13:00Lunch receptionSocial
11:30 - 12:45WERIETY LUNCH LAB: Innovate diversity and co-create new concepts for resiliencePartner
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 10: Playmaker or match ball – Resilience in times of disruptionBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 11: Challenges of the digital economy: Pioneer or fast followerBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 12: Transparency instead of discretion? HR as a key for equal payBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 13: Strategic big data management: How to deal with the “new oil”?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 14: We don’t need no education! Economic education as a business-location factorBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 15: Blockchain and the new cryptoeconomics: Are economy and society facing the next revolution?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 16: Cyber security – Is resilience an utopia in a digital economy?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 17: Differences that make a difference: Cooperatives vs. PLCsBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 18: Start-up spirit @ big corporation – how much is too much?Breakout
15:30 - 17:30WU CryptonightPartner
16:00 - 20:00Vienna Wednesday society of trade – Alpbach edition: How digital is our work?Partner
16:15 - 17:45Working in the age of overload – Better thrive than survivePlenary

29.08.-28.08.2018

Magenta NightSocial

30.08.2018

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPartner
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:30New mobility: Electric, shared or autonomous?Plenary
09:00 - 10:30Shock resistance: Downfall, intervention, resurrection?Plenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner