Henrik von Scheel

Leading authority on strategy and competitiveness
Best known as the originator of the “4th Industrial Revolution” (Industry 4.0) and the mastermind of the European Digital Revolution (German Digital Agenda), which ignited the global themes of today, Henrik von Scheel is the inaugurator of Germany’s digital strategy agenda in 2009, igniting a global wave of national and corporate digital strategy adoptions.

Von Scheel is named by Financial Times as one of the leading authorities on strategy and competitiveness. Quoted as being “one of the most preeminent strategic advisors of his generation”, he is notorious for his personal involvement to define the core differentiating, competitive aspects and to identify how to innovate and where to transform.

A prolific writer and best-selling author that through his research, publications and effort with standard bodies, has evolved the mainstream thinking and practice of what is being taught at universities and applied by over 50% of organisations today. His work is applied to national economies, triggered global themes, influenced GDP growth, reset policies in governments, and shaped the performance of the fastest growing fortune 100 companies.