Core team

The Think Tank is led by Prof. Dr. Ronald Gleich and Stefan Tobias. In addition, there is a strong core team consisting of other scientists and representatives of corporate practice.



Prof. Dr.
Ronald Gleich

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Professor

Management of the Think Tank


Stefan Tobias

Horváth & Partner GmbH, Stuttgart

Management of the Think Tank


Jan Christoph Munck

EBS University of Economics and Law, Oestrich-Winkel
Research Director "Controlling & Innovation"

Coordination of the Think Tank

Phone: +49 611 7102 1380
e-mail: christoph.munck{bei}


Prof. Dr.
Heimo Losbichler

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr
Head of the course Accounting and Financial Management

Internationaler Association of Controllers, Wörthsee
Chairman of the Board

International Group of Controlling (IGC), Steyr


Claudia Maron

DATEV eG, Nürnberg
Head of Governance

International Association of Controllers, Wörthsee
Member of the Board



Lars Grünert

Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen
Management member


Prof. Dr.
Mischa Seiter

Ulm University
Professor for value creation and network management
Head of the course "Business Analytics"

IPRI gGmbH, Stuttgart
Scientific leader

Stefan Patzke

Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG, Winnenden
Member of the Board of Directors, CFO



Manfred Blachfellner

Change the Game Initiative, Innsbruck