Philip Meissner is the Chair of Strategic Management and Decision Making at ESCP Business School in Berlin and the Founder and Director of the European Center for Digital Competitiveness, which aims at inspiring a broad public debate around the opportunities of digital technologies for solving big societal challenges such as the climate crisis and demographic change. Also, the center is working on educating politicians on future technologies and seeks change to the governments’ approaches to digital technologies. He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Professor Meissner's research combines the fields of strategy, technology and psychology to create new approaches for decision making in organizations. It was published in leading journals such as MIT Sloan Management Review and featured by Forbes and Reuters. The author of the book “Decision Making is Easy” is a popular expert in the media as well as Co-initiator of the French-German Leadership Discourse at ESCP Business School. Also, he serves as Academic Director of ESCP’s Master in Strategy and Digital Business.
He frequently delivers key notes on decision making as well as digital transformation and advises companies on future trends, exponential technologies and methods for improving strategic decisions.