As an industrial location Berlin is alive, developing and changing. Daily. The fact that it works lies in the hands of visionaries and progressive thinkers – particularly innovative solutions are presented at the Berlin Urban Tech Summit at the Future City Exhibition. These are lighthouse projects that are brought to life for all the participants.
Hubertus Breier is Vice President Innovation at OSRAM in Munich. He has more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech electrical industry – and develops the potential of new user cases including business models and market launch strategies. He coordinates the technological activities with the key internal and external stakeholders and creates holistic approaches to the complex challenges of the market.
Udo Schloemer runs Germany’s largest start-up community – and recognized the potential of digitization early on. He is the founder and CEO of the Innovation Community Factory in Berlin. Since 2011 Schloemer has been combining his passions – real estate and digitization – through start-up investments. In this way, the Factory has succeeded in bringing together actors from such diverse worlds as business, politics, science, technology and art – a unique network that is helping to accelerate digital transformation.