Speakers at Exchange Day 2016
We are proud that again outstanding speakers will be coming to our Exchange Day in Aschheim. On our stage they will show how a consumer-centric approach can add value to a company. Let the show begin!
From 1 October 2016, Paul Martin is UK Head of Retail of KPMG. He is also Managing Director of KPMG Boxwood and was formerly Managing Director of Planet Retail, the global retail analyst firm. Paul has worked in the retail sector for close to 20 years and is well known to many of the industry’s leading players. Having worked extensively overseas, he brings a true understanding of international retailing and consumer behaviours to the role.
Thomas Brinkman is the founder of MyOrder an application for your smartphone that can be used to order and pay. Started as an app that made it possible to order beer, now it’s a full m-commerce platform for parking, fueling etc.
Thomas Brinkmann will be a keynote speaker on „Disappearing Cash“ and he will be part of a panel on „Consumer Centric Connectivity“.
Over the past 18 years Hendrik Koepff has assisted numerous domestic and foreign companies with product and business development in connection with e-commerce and digitisation. He has worked with companies including Amazon.de Deutschland, Arvato Bertelsmann, Siemens AG and Ernst & Young Consulting LLP in New York. In 2015 he became the Head of Business Development and Portal Management, Global Digital Management at the WMF Group.
Hendrik Koepff will be part of the panel on “Consumer Centric Connectivity”.
Gerhard Miller is a Managing Director of CaperWhite GmbH, a leading vendor of Mobile Sales Solutions for Retailers and Industry in Germany and Europe. Retailers such as SportScheck, Frankonia or Tom Tailor deploy CaperWhite's iPad-based systems to empower sales staff, drive revenue, enhance services and generate customer insights. CaperWhite's "Mobile First" software platform also provides support for CRM, Personalisation, Loyalty and Mobile Payment. Prior to CaperWhite, Gerhard worked as a Principal and Investor with Venture Capital firm Cipio Partners and as a Management Consultant with Booz-Allen & Hamilton. He holds a Master Degree in Computer Science and an MBA from INSEAD.
Magnus Lindkvist is a trendspotting futurologist and author who weaves together important current trends to forecast what life, society and business might look like in the future. It is the fantastic timing, storytelling and politically incorrect humour that keep the audience – a global audience – laughing and talking well after his talk ends. He has given in excess of a thousand keynote speeches over the past decade to everyone from Fortune 500 CEOs and civil servants in the Middle East to anyone looking to be inspired and enlightened by trendspotting and future-thinking.
At Exchange Day, Magnus Lindkvist will give a talk on trendspotting.
Scott Larcher is Project Manager for the division Consumer Goods with Wirecard Global Sales GmbH.
He is responsible for the entire technical integration cycle and therewith accompanies projects of large merchants & retailers as a central coordinating party from the very beginning. Many customers have already successfully integrated existing and new payment and risk solutions based on his support and advice.
Scott Larcher will hold a workshop on “Risk on a new level!” together with Vanda Kospic.
Vanda Kospic is Head of Sales New Business for the division Consumer Goods with Wirecard Global Sales GmbH. She is responsible for the section New Business as Vanda has many years of experience in the payment industry. Many international customers from various industries rely on her experience of the payment industry and risk management solutions.
Vanda Kospic will will hold a workshop on “Risk on a new level!” together with Scott Larcher.
Axel Puwein is director of Sales & Innovation at Wirecard CEE, Austria’s market leader in online payment processing. Mr Puwein has comprehensive expertise as regards modern solutions for successful up- and cross-selling. His competencies also include strategies for ideal positioning of forward-looking innovations, both domestically and abroad. Puwein came by much of his valuable experience by taking on the complex challenges provided by the IT industry. Here, his focus lies in the areas of mobile and card payment, e-mobility and smart mobility. In addition to his comprehensive know-how, which Puwein developed through his previous work for paysafecard, paybox Bank AG and A1 Telekom, he is now setting trends in terms of online payments in the CEE realm.
In 2013, Jörn Leogrande was appointed Executive Vice President Mobile Services at Wirecard AG (www.wirecard.de), a global leader in online payment technology for all sales channels. In this capacity, one of his key responsibilities is product innovation including, for example, the payment wearables market. Leogrande is responsible for developments in the field of value added services, from loyalty points and couponing to NFC payments and mobile apps. Products such as mobile card readers (mPOS) also come within his remit.
Jörn Leogrande will be part of the Fireside Talk on “The future of POS”.
Markus Eichinger is Vice President Value Added Services at Wirecard. Eichinger is responsible for value added services, under which come omni-channel solutions such as ConnectedPOS. This is a platform which conveniently allows merchants to seamlessly connect online, offline and mobile channels using value added services.
Markus Eichinger will be part or a Fireside Talk together with Alipay.
Tina Hagn has many years experience in bringing new eCommerce and Payment Products to the Market.
Since 2011 Tina is working at Wirecard Technologies GmbH. Within Wirecard she has worked on Client Specific Issuing Payment Solutions.
In 2016 the Issuing Product Management Department has been created to enlarge the Issuing Standard Portfolio. Tina manages as Head of Product Management Issuing the Virtual and Plastic Portfolio that is sold via the Wirecard Sales Teams, defines further issuing products and introduces them to the market.
Thomas Wernet has many years of experience in the payment sector.
In the beginning of 2013, Thomas joined Wirecard AG, the leading specialist for Payment Processing and Financial Technology. As Head of Sales & Business Development he manages the global sales activities in Wirecard`s issuing area and is familiar with any kind of payment solutions based on various technologies.
Prior to joining Wirecard, he worked for Billpay, a FinTech-startup from Rocket Internet. Before that, he took various leading roles within Telefonica Germany, where he left after thirteen years as Vice President Key Account Manager. His career within the telecommunications sector started in Vodafone sales.
Andreas Dippelhofer is a partner at the business consultancy firm AMD Consulting and has over 20 years experience in management positions in business development, marketing and sales for technologies companies. He has extensive consulting experience in relation to business processes, service/organisation, sourcing, billing/payment and accounting/finance in various industries. The key areas of his consulting work include automation and increasing the efficiency of business processes, in particular for digital goods and services. Andreas Dippelhofer is an expert in global payment transactions. Prior to working at AMD Consulting, he was the head of sales/marketing at the BPO service provider acoreus AG. He also previously worked at o.tel.o/Vodafone and IBM Consulting. Andreas Dippelhofer is a qualified industrial engineer and also has a degree in 'Master in Management' from École Supérieure de Commerce de Grenoble. He lives with his wife and two-year-old son in Düsseldorf.