Reinhold Karner is an impressive individual: entrepreneur, advisor, networker and lateral thinker! He specialises like no other in hot technological and business topics of our time. His ability to identify trends, to see the bigger picture, coupled with his experience and first-hand knowledge, make him a thinker who is second to none.
You would be hard pushed to find someone like Reinhold Karner who possesses such profound and detailed knowledge of digital technologies and artificial intelligence - AI - simultaneously and who could still see "the big picture" and social developments. Reinhold Karner is an exceptionally significant and influential initiator on these topics.
For over 15 years Reinhold Karner has been a key sparring partner; he gave me also essential impulses for my latest book, "Digital Disruption"!
Hundreds of students benefitted from his fascinating guest speeches at the University of Innsbruck and the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, learning from his knowledge, his experience and his personal career advice.
More details on Prof. Dr. Kurt Matzler: Professor in the fields of Strategy and Innovation, Co-Creation, Digital Disruption, Open Strategy, and M&A. Google Scholar lists Kurt Matzler among the Top 20 Professors of Strategy in Europe and among the Top 40 in the world. He is the author of several books, ia. co-author of the worldwide bestseller "The Innovator's Dilemma", one of the six most influential management books ever (Economist) and more than 300 papers in journals. As partner of IMP, an international consulting company, he is closely linked to the practice. Kurt Matzler is a passionate cyclist and a team finisher of the Race Across America RAAM 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.