Michael began his career in the financial sector at Allianz Global Investors where he was responsible as a fund manager and financial analyst for several European equity funds.
Subsequently, he moved into business consultancy with a particular emphasis on digitalization and Industry 4.0. He has supported many industrial firms in the development and implementation of digital business models. This also included appointing cross-functional key positions in companies. Michael has furthermore analyzed how the introduction of new technologies affects both job requirements and company structure in numerous consultancy projects.
Michael has a Masters degree in Business Mathematics. In 2007 he was granted the title of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is married and has two children.