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07: ‘Ecosystems’ of Digital Champions: How Can Other Businesses Keep Up?

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Liechtenstein-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache

Amazon, Alibaba or Google: They are establishing their own “ecosystems”; systems that are self – contained and aim to bind customers entirely. Thereby they create new industry frameworks and power relations. Which strategies can companies pursue to establish such ecosystems or to gain a strong position within one which already exists?

Chief Executive Officer, TTTech Computertechnik AG, Vienna
Austrian Federal Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs, Vienna
Board Member, Mercateo Deutschland AG, Munich
Partner, Strategy Leader Austria, Contrast Ernst & Young Management Consulting; CPR-Leader Ernst & Young Austria, Vienna
Head, Institute for Strategic Management, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna Chair

Mag. Georg KOPETZ

Chief Executive Officer, TTTech Computertechnik AG, Vienna

1991 Harvard University Summer School, Mikro- und Makroökonomie, Cambridge, MA
1992-1993 Harvard University World Model United Nations, Miedzyzdroje und Prag
1992-1996 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften, Abschluss: Magister iuris, Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Wien
1995-1996 Europarecht und Völkerrecht, ERASMUS Stipendium, Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, Paris
1996 European Law Moot Court Competition, Kopenhagen
1996-1997 Grundwehrdienst, Wien
seit 1999 Gründungsgesellschafter und Vorstand, TTTech Computertechnik AG, Wien
seit 2001 Verwaltungsrat der TTControl SRL, Brixen, Italien
seit 2018 Sprecher des Vorstands, TTTech Auto AG, Wien

Dr. Margarete SCHRAMBÖCK

Austrian Federal Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs, Vienna

1989-1994 Studium, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, WU - Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1995-1997 Doktoratsstudium, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, WU - Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
 Leitungsfunktionen bei Fa. Alcatel, Service Direktor Österreich
2002-2014 Chief Executive Officer, NextiraOne Österreich, Vienna
2008-2011 Chief Executive Officer, NextiraOne Deutschland
2014-2016 Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Austria, Vienna
2016-2017 Chief Executive Officer, A1 Telekom Austria, Vienna
2017-2019 Austrian Federal Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs, Vienna

Dr. Bernd SCHÖNWÄLDER

Board Member, Mercateo Deutschland AG, Munich

1993-2006 Academic researcher, Projects in Engineering, Materials Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, Universities TUM, LMU, Munich and Oxford
1997-2010 Founder, Algorithmic Trading Platform, Munich
since 2010 Managing Director, Mercateo Group, Munich
since 2015 Board Member, Mercateo Deutschland AG, Munich
since 2018 Board Member, Unite Network AG, Munich

Mag. Martin UNGER

Partner, Strategy Leader Austria, Contrast Ernst & Young Management Consulting; CPR-Leader Ernst & Young Austria, Vienna

1984-1990 Studies, Business Management and Controlling, Marketing, Financial Law, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna
1990-1993 Numerous work stays, international enterprises, worldwide
1991-1995 Management Consultant, Contrast Ernst & Young Management Consulting, Vienna
1995-2015 Partner, Contrast Ernst & Young Management Consulting, Vienna
since 2016 Partner, Strategy Leader Austria, Contrast Ernst & Young Management Consulting; CPR-Leader Ernst & Young Austria, Vienna

Dr. Univ.-Prof. Werner H. HOFFMANN

Head, Institute for Strategic Management, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna

1988 Sponsion zum Magister der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1988-2011 Geschäftsführer, Österreichisches Controller-Institut, Wien
1990 Promotion zum Doktor der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
seit 1991 Gründer und Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Contrast Management-Consulting, Wien
2001 Habilitation zum Universitätsdozenten, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
seit 2001 Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung, Contrast Management-Consulting, Wien
seit 2008 Professor für Unternehmensführung, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
seit 2011 Institutsvorstand, Institut für Strategisches Management, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
seit 2013 Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats, Österreichisches Controller Institut, Wien

Economic Symposium

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27.08.2019

14:00 - 15:45The New World Trade (Dis)orderPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Europe’s Dream of a Leading Role in the WorldPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Revisiting Friedrich August von Hayek – A ControversyPlenary
17:15 - 18:15Capitalism and Democracy – A Power Struggle?Plenary

28.08.2019

08:00 - 08:30“On the Agenda” BreakfastSocial
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Data and the Future of WorkPlenary
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Sustained MobilityPlenary
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Responsible BusinessesPlenary
09:30 - 10:30Managing Insecurity or Managing in Security?Plenary
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Company Future Under Scrutiny? Scenarios from Limitation to LiberationBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: How Data Determines the Fortunes of States, Corporations and IndividualsBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: What Can and Should AI Do? What Kind of Regulation Does Innovation Need?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: Freedom of Choice vs. Regulation When Switching to Alternative DrivesBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: How to Avoid the Commodity Trap?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: The Liberty of Offensive PlayBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 07: ‘Ecosystems’ of Digital Champions: How Can Other Businesses Keep Up?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Ready for the Future – Which Skills Do We Need?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: We and The Digital World – Society and Business in TransitionBreakout
12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 7Culture
12:30 - 14:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:30 - 14:30Loggia-TalkPartner
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Free Trade – of Course!? Can Free Trade Enjoy Sustainable Success?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: How Vulnerable Is Our Economy?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: Yellow Vests and Energy Poverty: Questions of Distribution in Climate and Energy PolicyBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Open Talent Economy – Seeking New Approaches in an Uncertain World of WorkBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Safe Nutrition – Between Individual Self-Realization and Societal GoalsBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 15: The Erosion of Trust Undermines Economic Behavior. How to Restore it?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 16: Digital Identity: Brave New World?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 17: The Spy You Love in Your PocketBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 18: How to Cope with Complexity: A Playful Session with Eigenland®Breakout
16:15 - 17:15Unleashing Europe’s Digital PotentialPlenary
17:15 - 18:00Gearing Up For CyberattacksPlenary
18:15 - 19:00Huge Stage of IdeasPlenary
18:30 - 20:30Viennese Wednesday Society of Trade – Edition Alpbach: Consumer Protection in Between Climate Crisis and DigitizationPartner
20:30 - 21:45Alpbach Special: Schrödinger’s Duck in Schrödinger’s HallCulture
22:00 - 23:55Magenta NightSocial

29.08.2019

08:00 - 09:0019th Alpbach Europe Breakfast: Europe on the MovePartner
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
09:00 - 09:30“On the Agenda” BreakfastSocial
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: Powering the Energy TransitionPlenary
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: The Role of Finance in SocietyPlenary
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: Connected IndustriesPlenary
10:30 - 11:00How to Navigate Global TransformationsPlenary
11:00 - 12:00The ‘How To’ in Building Future-Ready BusinessesPlenary
12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 8Culture
15:00 - 16:00Loggia TalkPartner