Kai Grunwitz is an innovative and established executive with a high impact career in conceptualizing, developing and driving business strategies on behalf of dynamic enterprises. A key driver of business performance with 25 years experience in developing and managing a solution, consulting and/or professional services business with a track record of managing a large P&L and successfully launching new brands, service products and new organizations.
Kai Grunwitz believes in society 5.0 and the critical urgency of digital transformation and the importance of starting step by step to enhance people adoption to tech and processes. Be quick or adopt or die was always the threat but now is increasing and changing the scale and demand in new velocities. We have a new normal and the changes with digital transformation will accelerate - the remote world will be the normal.
Some of Kai Grunwitz skills include: Managing Sales and Delivery Teams, P&L responsibility, International Management, Business Strategy Planning, Consulting & Service Business (Infrastructure and Software Solutions), Leading large Teams, Organizational Development and Change Management, Experiences with merging companies & teams, Business Development, HR, People Management.
1. Introduction - background, overview, education...
3. NTT company and focus
4. How can we Accelerate digital business transformation with Intelligent Business, secure by design.
4.1 Intelligent Business; Intelligent Workplace; Intelligent Infrastructure.
6. How do you see building an Intelligent Cybersecurity
7. Cybercrime - Global costs will exceed $6 Trillion In 2021
8. With Covid-19 how can you look at this as a way to redesign our society tech infrastructure
9. Future vision
Kai Grunwitz is currently the Country Managing Director of Germany at NTT Ltd. He is responsible for both the business and the development of go-to-market strategies in the consulting and managed security areas of NTT Security. In addition, he is responsible for the global Consulting Governance. He has 25 years of experience in the IT industry, business management and top management positions in leading companies like NTT, Oracle and Sun Microsystems among others.
As Country Managing Director - Germany NTT Ltd., he is responsible for the Development of the NTT Security Business in EMEA, the cooperation with NTT Group Companies, Managed Security Services PreSales and Consulting Services.
Prior to joining NTT Security, he was Vice President at Oracle Consulting and Member of the Board of Oracle Germany. At Oracle, he was responsible for the Oracle Consulting Business in Germany and Switzerland with the focus on customer projects covering the whole Oracle Solution Stack (Cloud, SaaS, ERP, HCM, PLM, Engineered Systems (Exa), Big Data, Business Analytics, SOA, Security, Webcenter and Database Solutions). Managing the full P&L and a team of 180 people in Sales and Delivery.
At Oracle, he was also Vice President, Technology Consulting Northern Europe. In that role, he was responsible for the Oracle Technology Consulting business in Germany, Switzerland and Nordics with the focus on customer projects covering the whole Oracle solution stack (Engineered Systems (Exa), Big Data, BI, SOA, Security, Webcenter and Database Solutions). Managing the full P&L and a team of 200+ people in Sales and Delivery.
Prior to that, he held the role of Director Professional Services Central Europe at Sun Microsystems. There, Kay Grunwitz was running the Professional Services Business (Project and Managed Services) with P&L in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Czech, Slovakia and Hungary. Responsible for the sales and delivery (180 employees and 150 partner resources) of a US$110M global services P&L across Sun's top accounts in industries that include Telecommunication, Finance, Government, Commercial, Healthcare and Education.
Likewise, he was managing Sales and Delivery with full P&L responsibility for Professional and Managed Services in Germany. With the PS team providing solutions based on Sun’s Storage, Systems and Software product lines to Sun’s customers. As Manager of the German PS Organization, he managed a 50m$+ P&L with over 120 employees and 100 partner resources.
Kai Grunwitz is a Cyber Security leader and influencer. He is a regular guest and speaker at events like the Gartner Security Summit, Handelsblatt Jahrestagung Cybersecurity and active blogger on various cyber security and digital transformation topics.
NTT Ltd. is a global technology services company. They partner with organizations around the world to shape and achieve outcomes through intelligent technology solutions. As the company states, intelligent means data driven, connected, digital and secure. As a global ICT provider, NTT employs more than 40,000 people in a diverse and dynamic workplace that spans 57 countries, trading in 73 countries and delivering services in over 200 countries and regions. Their motto “together we enable the connected future.”
It was known as de facto holding company of all companies that operated under NTT outside of Japan. The major operating companies of NTT in Japan, such as NTT East, NTT West, NTT Docomo, NTT Communications (Japan), NTT Data, NTT Comware, NTT TechnoCross, NTT Electronics, NTT Advanced Technology, NTT Urban Development, basic research and development laboratories in and outside of Japan, and NTT Venture Capital are not included in NTT Ltd. The company also doesn't include global operations (oversea subsidiaries) of NTT Docomo and NTT Data.
Dinis Guarda is the founder and chief vision architect for citiesabc.com. He has before created the platforms openbusinesscouncil.org, fashionabc.org, intelligenthq.com, hedgethink.com, tradersdna.com and and IP technologies blocksdna.com, lifesdna.com, iDNA and indexDNA.
With 20+ years experience in international business and digital transformation Dinis Guarda has been a Lecturer and guest Speaker in international business schools such as: Cambridge, Kings College, Copenhagen Business School, INSEEC, Monaco University among others. Dinis is the author of various books. His upcoming book, titled 4IR Magna Carta Cities ABC: A tech AI blockchain 4IR Smart Cities Data Research Charter of Liberties for our humanity is due to be published in 2020. Before that, he has published “4IR AI Blockchain Fintech IoT Reinventing a Nation“, “How Businesses and Governments can Prosper with Fintech, Blockchain and AI?”, also “Blockchain, AI and Crypto Economics – The Next Tsunami?” among others. He was responsbile for over 20 books/ebooks/magazines published in various languages.
Dinis is a serial entrepreneur and CEO / chairman of the companies ztudium / techabc / open business platform. Dinis is involved as a strategist, board member and advisor with the payments, lifestyle, blockchain reward community app Glance technologies, for whom he built the blockchain messaging / payment / loyalty software Blockimpact, the seminal Hyperloop Transportations project, Kora, and blockchain cybersecurity Privus.
He is listed in various global fintech, blockchain, AI, social media industry top lists as an influencer in position top 10/20 within 100 rankings: such as Top People In Blockchain | Cointelegraph and https://cryptoweekly.co/100/ .
Between 2014 and 2015 he was involved in creating a fabbanking.com a digital bank between Asia and Africa as Chief Commercial Officer and Marketing Officer responsible for all legal, tech and business development. Between 2009 and 2010 he was the founder of one of the world first fintech, social trading platforms tradingfloor.com for Saxo Bank. More about him here https://www.openbusinesscouncil.org/wiki/dinis-guarda/