Dr Carsten Linz

Business Development Officer,
Global Head of SAP Center for Digital Leadership

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Dr Carsten Linz is an entrepreneurial leader and expert on innovation-led business transformation. He successfully built-up several €100 mio. businesses and led company-wide transformation programs affecting more than 60.000 employees. For SAP he leads the Center for Digital Leadership, a renowned C-suite think tank showcasing next-generation innovation and transformation approaches.

He is an active business angel, serves on the investment committee of Europe's largest seed stage fund and holds various advisory board seats. Dr Linz is adjunct faculty member and teaches in Executive Programs at Mannheim Business School, University of St. Gallen, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Stanford Graduate School. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and acts as advisor to CxOs around the world.