Director of Information and AI Technology at UnternehmerTUM
Experienced Technology & AI Executive with over 13+ years in guiding product development, fostering a culture of innovation, and delivering data, tech, and AI solutions from inception to market. A Strategic People Leader and Technical Advisor specializing in collaborating with C-level executives, startups, scale-ups, and SMEs to identify and leverage cutting-edge technologies in deep tech, software, infrastructure, and AI. Michael, a computer scientist now turned technical strategist and people manager, possesses an entrepreneurial mindset and an in-depth grasp of the current technological disruption, particularly in generative AI, software, and IoT. He champions a technology-driven strategy, prioritizes hands-on customer engagement, and thrives on a proactive “get things done” approach. Michael embraces calculated risks at the forefront of technological advancement and firmly believes in technology's power to advance humanity. Devoted to startups and scalable innovation, Michael boasts extensive technical knowledge, a robust network within the German and European B2B and tech startup ecosystem, strategic thinking capabilities, strong interpersonal skills, and a relentless commitment to continuous learning. The key to business success is the right mindset: Self-acceptance, enabling others to succeed, growth-focus, build-measure-learn, data-driven, 80/20 principle, optimism, making failures, user-centered, making the best use of existing possibilities.