Skip to content

High-ranking entrepreneurs at the ceremony in Innsbruck

On April 22nd, the winners of the current period of the World Technology Leader will be honored.

Austria will be the host this year. Well-known international entrepreneurs and experts are on site.

The best strategies and concepts for future-oriented companies will be at the ceremony selected at the MCI University in Innsbruck. The stage belongs to the current award winners in the evening of the international award. 

However, all day long reports are published in practice reports and Expert lectures trends and examples to around 300 international business owners and CEO are offered.

Head of one of the world’s largest online retailers

PhD. Michael Otto, the CEO of the Otto Group, will speak on the topic 

“Digitization and Values: Does this fit together? “

The Otto Group is a global trading and Service group with around 52,560 employees and a turnover of 13.4 billion euros. With 30 major corporate groups, it is present in more than 30 countries in Europe, North- ,South America and Asia. The Otto Group is one of the world’s largest online retailer with an online turnover of 7.7 billion euros.

We also speak to Timm Mittelsten Scheid, the shareholder of Vorwerk, a company in the consumer sector that employs over 623,000 people worldwide. Vorwerk has grown from a carpet factory 130 years ago to a broad group of international companies. With innovative products such as the Thermomix, it can prove global success.

The evening belongs to the very practical entrepreneurial success stories and the companies writing them. This year’s World Technology Leader winners will line up with a bunch of leaders like Ericsson, SpaceX or Volvo just to name a few.

Those interested in participating in the event can informally contact You can also use this contact address until March 20, 2020

Application forms for the World Technology Leader Award can be requested.