Prof. Dr. Patrick Planing is Professor of Business Psychology at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. His research focuses on how humans want to, are able to and will interact with the technology of our future. Before his appointment in 2017, he held several responsible positions at Daimler AG, were he lastly was responsible for the digital transformation strategy. He advises companies in the field of innovation management and digital transformation and is the author of many scientific publications on different areas of business psychology.
Prof. Dr. Patrick Müller is Professor of Business Psychology at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. He studied psychology and business administration in Mannheim and Waterloo, Canada. He received his doctorate at the University of Mannheim on the formation of justice judgments and their impact on economic decisions. After completing his doctorate, he taught as an assistant professor at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. He also worked in an international HRM consultancy and as a manager in the HR department of a large service company. His research focuses on talent management, people analytics and technology acceptance. He is author of numerous scientific publications on business psychology topics.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Payam Dehdari. After studying industrial management, Prof. Dr. Payam Dehdari specialized in logistics. He was for more than 10 years responsible for logistics topics in a company with different industries like automotive and industrial goods. Since 2018, he is professor for sustainable logistics and lean methods at the University for Applied Sciences in Stuttgart. His expertise is design of systems and optimization of processes in transport, warehousing and inventory management.