Expert work group BI/Big Data and Controlling

Core team

The work group BI / Big Data and Controlling is managed by Prof. Dr. Andreas Seufert and Ralph Treitz.

The expert work group is organized as a network. Core of the work group are selected core partners, who can be supplemented by associate partners.

The partners are users and suppliers of well-known multinational companies as well as scientists.

The content coordination of the work takes place at the Institut für Business Intelligence.


Prof. Dr.
Andreas Seufert

teaches at Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences. He is Director of the Institute for Business Intelligence at Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin.

Head of the expert work group BI/ Big Data and Controlling

e-mail: Andreas.Seufert{bei}

Ralph Treitz 
Founder and
Board Member of the Trufa Inc. located in San Mateo/ USA and Heidelberg.
Deputy Head of the expert work group BI/ Big Data and Controlling

Trufa Inc.

Thomas Freisberg
Senior Business Intelligence Analyst Finance + HR
Enterprise BI Consulting & Solutions
1&1 Internet SE

Dr. Harald Wittmann
BIA Strategic Projects
Bayer Business Services GmbH

Michael Helisch
Corporate Controlling - Controlling Transformation

Thomas Rachel
Head of Sales Controlling

Matthias Dannenberg
Vice President Controlling (DS/CTG-B1)
Business Unit Fuel Injection Equipment PC/LD
Robert Bosch GmbH - Diesel Systems

Tobias Bierer
Process Development, Data Management & Analytics
Finance & Controlling Daimler Trucks
Daimler AG

Florian Konath
Finance & Controlling
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
Christian Bürkert GmbH & Co. KG

Jan Zain
CREST Business Intelligence Solutions
Deutsche Post AG

Dino Becirovic
Controlling International - Head of Planning, Reporting and Analysis
LIDL Stiftung & Co KG

Reiner Koch
Head of Controlling and Systems
Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH

Dr. Ilke Heymann-Vassholz
Corporate Controlling (CC)
MAHLE International GmbH

Jürgen Zähringer
Head of Corporate Reporting

Christoph Bergerhausen
Account Manager
BOARD Deutschland GmbH


Prof. Dr. Andreas Englbrecht
Controlling, Finance and accountancy
Faculty for Industrial Engineering
Hochschule München | University of Applied Sciences