Professor Key Pousttchi
Professor Key Pousttchi served as panzer officer for 12 years. From 2001 on, he changed to academia as Head of wi-mobile Research Group at the University of Augsburg which he established as a leading international research institution in mobile business. As an expert with international reputation in Mobile Business and Digitalization he lead numeous projects, including being the chair of the German National Roundtable on M-Payment, bringing together German banks and mobile operator, and being a member of the expert committee Mobile Enterprise for the German Federal Ministry für Economics and Technology. Additionally, he taught at the universities of Zurich, Frankfurt and Magdeburg. From 2015 to 2020, he held the SAP Endowed Chair of Business Informatics and Digitalization at the University of Potsdam. Besides his research activities he is speaker of the german m-business researchers organized in the German Society of Computer Science, Author and Editor of 11 books and a multitude of research papers. All of this makes him a desired dialog partner of the media, from German national radio and TV to the New York Times. 2011 he founded the wi-mobile Prof. Pousttchi GmbH corporation, since 2017 he serves as a director and member of the board at the Institute of Business Infomatics and Digital Society. He used the Corona crisis to write two new books which will appear in autumn 2020: "Digitalization for Managers – Understanding Digitale Transformation in a Systematic Way to Bring the Company Forward" and "The deluded society – why nobody tells us the truth about digitalization".