November 14, 2018

E&I Distinguished Guest Speaker Event with Mic Hirschbrich


At this guest speaker event on November 9, 2018, Prof. Sabine Köszegi, Academic Director of the Professional MBA Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Member of the High-Level Expert Group on AI of the European Commission invited Mic Hirschbrich, Austrian pioneer in the Sillicon Valley, expert on Digitalization, successful bookauthor and CEO & Co-Founder of Updatemi Inc./Apollo.AI GmbH, a team of AI and development experts.

Mic is one of Austria's leading digitization and AI experts. He started in IT and software consulting and later took on leading management tasks in Silicon Valley. He and his team were already Austrian pioneers in Silicon Valley in 2008, where they were involved in the technical development of key platforms. In addition to his work, he advises both medium-sized and large companies as well as top politicians. He has also written the book "Schöne Neue Welt 4.0 Chancen und Risiken der Vierte Industriellen Revolution".

In his inspiring talk he reflected on his time in the Silicon Valley and had some nice stories for us. During the talk Prof. Köszegi and Mic Hirschbrich initiated inspiring discussions with the students about the differences between the American and European entrepreneurial ecosystem, Artificial Intelligence and robotics as well as the future of human-robot relationships. They answered many interesting questions from the students at the buffet in a cozy atmosphere after the official part.

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