Klemens Skibicki is a professor at the Cologne Business School, where he teaches marketing and market research. In May 2016, he sold his shares in Convidera, a leading social media consulting firm, in order to act and support selected top executives even more flexibly as a keynote speaker and consultant to a broad network of consultancies, agencies, freelancers, software houses and investors. Klemens is the author of numerous specialist books and is regarded as one of the outstanding experts in the field of the transformation of the “Old Economy” into the “New Economy”. Klemens completed his studies in business and economics in Cologne in 2001. Afterwards, he did a doctor’s degree in the Department of Political Science. Since January 2013, Klemens has been a core member of the Advisory Board “Young Digital Economy” of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. In June 2014, he was appointed to the Digital Ambassador Circle of the Minister of Economic Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia in the area of “Corporates”, a further position in voluntary political consulting.