Marco Holzer - TRUMPF Laser GmbH

Head of Product Management and Logistics Services, Trumpf Laser

  • Degree in Econophysics (Dipl. Phys.-Oec.)
  • 14-year career at TRUMPF including 7 years' experience in product management for high-power solid-state lasers. Marco Holzer is currently Divisional Manager in the Services Division of the Laser Technology Business Unit responsible for product management services and spare parts logistics.

Prof. Dr. Mohd Ridzuan Bin Darun - Universiti Malaysia Pahang (Malaysia)

Mohd Ridzuan Darun is associate professor at Universiti Malaysia Pahang (Malaysia) and was the founding Dean of the Faculty of Industrial Management (FIM) from May 2014 until May 2019.  He is an expert in management accounting, management control systems, Halal supply chain and working capital management. He has a great interest in Blockchain Technology and is currently leading various projects on the adoption of Blockchain technology in supply chain, mobile wallet and anti-forgery apps. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance (majoring in corporate finance and investment) from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA, Master of Business Administration from Universiti Utara Malaysia, and a PhD in Accounting from Lincoln University, New Zealand.

Prof. Dr. Maud Helene Schmiedeknecht – ESB Business School

Maud H. Schmiedeknecht is professor of Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility at the ESB Business School at Reutlingen University. She previously worked as a consultant at A.T.Kearney.

Maud’s research fields are transformation towards a Circular Economy, Sustainability Management, and (Social) Entrepreneurship. What drives her is empowering business leaders to apply methods to (re)design sustainable business models.