True Economy Forum










True Economy Forum is the place to be


The True Economy Forum is your corporate gateway to the startup world. With wide access to technologies, short iteration cycles and expanding global networks, startups are at the rise. Today even the smallest teams can disrupt entire industries. In order to stay innovative established companies are more and more trying to integrate an entrepreneurial approach in terms of idea generation, product development, and processes within their organization.


The next True Economy Forum will take place on 29th of May 2015 at Vienna’s imperial palace.


Take a look at the impressions from last year.






Speaker Lineup 2015



Hannes Ametsreiter

A1 & Telekom Austria Group

Ben Taylor

RAINBIRD

Busy Burr

Humana

Oriol Pons

BeeOne (Erste Group)

Markus Messerer

Swisscom

François Dufour

Orange

Toby Stone

EyeFocus

Julian Kawohl

HTW Berlin

Sebastian Herzog

Lufthansa Innovation Hub

Paul Chaplin

Konica Minolta

Nicholas Davis

World Economic Forum

Gregor Gimmy

BMW Startup Garage

Maximilian Tayenthal

NUMBER26

Dusyant Patel

TeliaSonera

Gerald Gruber

MasterCard

Tomasz Dreslerski

Orange Polska

Slavomir Lachowski

Bank SMART

Alexander Mohri

Vodafone

Tom Yoritaka

Cisco Systems

Markus Durstewitz

Airbus




Program


08.30 – 09.15

REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

09.15 – 09.25
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Fabian Doemer, Managing Partner at Arthur D. Little
Marius Starcke, Board member at STARTeurope
09.25 – 09.40
OPENING REMARKS
Hannes Ametsreiter, CEO at A1 and Telekom Austria Group
09:40 – 09:55
STARTUP PERSPECTIVE
“Risk of frustration: The troubles of working with ponderous corporate giants”
Ben Taylor, CEO & co-founder at Rainbird Technologies
09:55 – 10:25
CORPORATE PERSPECTIVE
“Opportunity of disruption: How to embrace entrepreneurial dynamics” (t.b.c.)
Busy Burr, VP Innovation at Humana
10:25 – 10:45
ACADEMIA’S VIEW
“Beyond the honeymoon period: Symbiosis between startups and corporates”
Julian Kawohl, Professor for Corporate Strategy at HTW Berlin
10:45 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:20
STARTUP-CORPORATE TEAMWORK
“Re-defining retail banking, together” (t.b.c.)
Michael Brinkmann, EVP Global Corporate Marketing at WireCard AG
Maximilian Tayenthal, CFO & co-founder at Number26
11:30 – 12:30
INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHTS (WORKSHOP SERIES)
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
“Open innovation with start-ups: investments, incubation and governance”
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FINANCIAL SERVICES
“Open innovation with start-ups: investments, incubation and governance”
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MEDIA
“Digitization in the media industry: Do or die!”
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12:30 – 13:20

NETWORKING LUNCH

13:20 – 13:30

SURPRISE GUEST

13:30 – 13:50
CORPORATE-STARTUP INTERFACES
“From Bavaria to the Bay Area and back: An entrepreneurial journey” (t.b.c.)
Gregor Gimmy, founder and head of BMW Startup Garage
13:50 – 14:05
CORPORATE ACCELERATION REDESIGNED
“Cisco’s trans-atlantic initiatives for startup acceleration”
Tom Yoritaka, Global Head of Cisco Entrepreneur in Residence program
14:05 – 14:15

COFFEE BREAK

14:15 – 14:55
BEYOND CORPORATE ACCELERATION
“Pushing the envelope of corporate-startup collaboration”
Paul Chaplin, Chief Market Analyst at Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center
Markus Durstewitz, Head of Innovation Methods & Tools at Airbus
Sebastian Herzog, CEO & co-founder Lufthansa Innovation Hub
Tobias Stone, Partner & co-founder at EyeFocus Accelerator
14:55 – 15:10
OUTLOOK
“Collaborative innovation: Transforming business, driving growth”
Nicholas Davis, Senior Director and Head of Europe at World Economic Forum
15:10 – 15:20

CLOSING REMARKS & TRANSITION TO PIONEERS FESTIVAL

15.30 – 19.00

PIONEERS CHALLENGE 2015

19.00 – 22.00

EVENING PROGRAM



Selection of last year’s speakers


“It’s not useful to engage with startups or entrepreneurs if you are not actually listening to what they say.”
Hilton Romanski
Senior Vice President Corporate Development, Cisco Systems
“Large corporations are good at execution and sales, yet they lack the founder spirit needed for competitiveness.”
Florian Gschwandtner
CEO and Co-founder runtastic GmbH
“Working with startups brought a lot of passion, excitement and inspiration into our company.”
Hannes Ametsreiter
CEO Telekom Austria AG





“The True Economy Forum brings together incredible talent, enthusiasm and resources.”
Dr. Simon Pete Worden
NASA Ames Center Director
“We work with partners that want to reach impact with innovations in areas of unmet needs.”
Blair Palmer
Innovation Lab Lead, San Francisco, UNICEF
“At the end of the day there is no new economy or old economy, there is one digital economy.”
Oliver Holle
CEO Speedinvest





Selection of last year’s corporate attendees


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Getting there


Entrance and check-in for all attendees (including those with access to the Pioneers Festival 2015) is exclusively at Josefsplatz 3. We look forward to welcoming you to the True Economy Forum starting with 08:30 on Friday, 29th of May.


Airline partner Austrian

When booking your flight on austrian.com you will get 15% off all OS-operated and codeshare return flights to Vienna during the travel period from May 19th through June 5th, 2015 by using the “PIONEERS15″ eVoucher.

Venue

Hofburg Imperial Palace
Josefsplatz 3
A-1010 Vienna
Austria








Partners

Imprint

Verein “STARTeurope – Verein zur Förderung unternehmerischen Denkens und Handelns”

CONTACT DETAILS
Andreas Tschas
[email protected]

POSTAL ADDRESS
Getreidemarkt 11/17 – 3. OG
1060 Vienna
AUSTRIA

VAT NUMBER
ATU66133579