In 2019 a high-caliber jury will select the winners of The Spark during the jury session.
The jury session will take place on September 30th.
Scientific Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS), Technische Universität München
Chief Digital Officer Körber
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Corporate Function Technology, Innovation & Sustainability at thyssenkrupp AG
Member of the supervisory board KION Group AG
Managing Director Hearst Ventures & General Manager Hearst Ventures Europe
Head of McKinsey Germany
COO Magazino and Winner The Spark 2018
CIO/CDO and Member of the Board of Management Schenker AG
Group CIO Volkswagen AG
Head of Group Digital Transformation & Strategy Commerzbank AG
In the nomination stage the applications are evaluated by external subject experts, the Handelsblatt editorial team and a representative of McKinsey. The three criteria also form the basis of the evaluation at this stage. The best applications are nominated as finalists.
In 2019 the experts of nomination are:
Handelsblatt – Head of department company & markets
Partner at McKinsey
Professor for Innovation and Technology Management, University of Regensburg and Chairman of the Board of the Münchener Kreis
Founder SMACC & Hypatos
Director of the An-Institut of the Technischen Universität Fortiss GmbH and of the Graduate School of Information Science in Health (GSISH)