Moderator

Dr. Carsten Linz

Employee, Entrepreneurial Leader, Digital Enthusiast, Business Development Officer, Angel, Diverse

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Skills

Serial Entrepreneur and New Business Developer with more than 15 years of Experience.
Developed more than 20 Ventures and launched several €100 mio. Businesses.
Advisory Board Member to the CEOs of several fast-growing Companies.
Investment Committee Member of Europe’s largest Seed-Stage-Fund.
Senior Lecturer in MBA and EMBA courses; teaches Entrepreneurial Leadership at top-ranked Business Schools and Universities.
Book Author; published Articles in renowned Journals.
Sought-after Keynote Speaker
Supports Social Entrepreneurs

Timeline

Professional experience for Carsten Linz

  • Current , since Jun 2015

    Business Development Officer & Global Head of CIO Center for Digital Leadership

    SAP SE - Business Innovation & IT

    As Business Development Officer at SAP SE Dr. Linz repeatably leads the build-up and scale-out of new businesses. In his role as Global Head of the CIO Center for Digital Leadership, he drives SAP IT’s own digital transformation and acts as advisor to other CIOs, Chief Digital Officers, and CEOs by showcasing next-generation digital innovation and transformation approaches. He reports directly to the Global Managing Board, specifically SAP’s CIO and Chief Process Officer.

  • Current , since Sep 2013

    Investment Committee Member

    High Tech Gründer Fonds

  • Current , since Nov 2012

    Advisory Board Member

    Social Impact

  • Current , since Oct 2012

    Adjunct Faculty Member

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

  • Current , since Mar 2009

    Senior Lecturer

    University of St. Gallen - HSG

  • Current , since Sep 2008

    Adjunct Faculty Member

    Mannheim Business School

  • Current

    Entrepreneurial Leader, Digital Enthusiast, Business Development Officer, Angel

    Diverse

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2013 - May 2015

    Business Development Officer

    SAP SE, SAP Cloud powered by HANA

  • 2 years and 4 months, Aug 2011 - Nov 2013

    Advisory Board Member

    PantrosIP

  • 2 years and 10 months, Jan 2011 - Oct 2013

    Business Development Officer

    SAP Global Services

  • 3 years and 5 months, Aug 2007 - Dec 2010

    Senior Vice President, Global Head of SOA-/BPM Business/SOA Adoption Program

    SAP AG

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jan 2006 - Jul 2007

    Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unit Travel & Transportation Services

    SAP AG

  • 2 years and 7 months, Jul 2003 - Jan 2006

    Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unit Service Providers

    SAP AG

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jul 2002 - Jul 2003

    Director Program Management, CEO Office

    SAP AG

  • 1 year and 4 months, Apr 2001 - Jul 2002

    Director, Corporate Development/ Corporate Strategies

    Siemens AG, Munich, Global Headquarters

  • 2 years and 9 months, Aug 1998 - Apr 2001

    Analyst - Corporate Strategist, Corporate Development/ Corporate Strategies

    Siemens AG, Munich, Global Headquarters

  • 1 year and 2 months, Jul 1997 - Aug 1998

    Regional Marketing Manager

    Siemens SA, Buenos Aires

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jul 1996 - Jul 1997

    Product Manager, Product Mgmt. Cordless Phones

    Siemens AG, Munich

  • 6 months, Oct 1995 - Mar 1996

    Research Associate

    BMW AG, Munich

Educational background for Carsten Linz

  • 2 months, Jan 2013 - Feb 2013

    Entrepreneurship Development Program

    MIT Sloan School of Management

  • 1 month, Jun 2011 - Jun 2011

    Leading Professional Service Firms

    Harvard Business School

  • 1 month, Mar 2006 - Mar 2006

    Leading Change and Organizational Renewal

    Harvard Business School

  • 1 month, Jun 2001 - Jun 2001

    Corporate Strategy Seminar

    INSEAD Fountainebleau

  • 1 year and 3 months, Feb 2000 - Apr 2001

    Innovation Management/ Entrepreneurship

    Universität Bern

  • 4 years and 6 months, Oct 1991 - Mar 1996

    Economic Engineering ('Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen')

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology/ Universität Karlsruhe (TH)

    Rated as Elite University by German Government

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • Spanish

    Intermediate

  • French

    Basic

Wants

Interesting People that make a Difference.
Innovative Business Models.
Entrepreneurial Opportunities.
Thought leaders in Entrepreneurial and General Management.
New approaches in Innovation and Incubation Management.

Interests

Mountain Biking
(Beach) Volleyball
Tennis
Surfing
Design
Architecture

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