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Henrik von Scheel

The originator of the “4th Industrial Revolution” and Digital theme of today.

  • The Father of the Industry 4.0
  • The originator of the Digital Agenda in Germany and in over 19 countries
  • Expert in Strategy and Competitiveness
  • He has been working with Steve Jobs, Angela Merkel and with the governments of many countries.
Fee Range: III. €/$ from 10.000 up to 20.000
Languages: Danish, English, German

*Fee ranges are an estimation for a live keynote speech in an European venue, they can vary significantly depending on the specific requests of the clients, the type of performance, the preparation time and the travel time which is requested. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.


Henrik von Scheel is the father of the Industry 4.0, tasked by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, following the 2008 financial crisis to guide the country to a digitalized future. The goal was to create a strategy to boost productivity and Germany GDP by increasing efficiencies across every industry.

He is also the originator and implementer of the Digital Agenda for over 19 countries and shaped the performance of the fastest growing companies (23% of the Fortune 500).

The “Digital Agenda” was adopted by the European Commission in 2010 as part of the Europe 2020 and evolved into the European Digital Revolution. “Digital Agenda” is one of Europe’s seven flagship – responsible for 5% of GDP, with a market value of €660 billion annually.

Named the “leading authority on strategy” and recognized as “The most influential management thinker of our times” by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai with the prestigious Knowledge Award viz. the Nobel prize of knowledge sharing.

Henrik is also a prolific writer that evolved the mainstream thinking and practices of today.



Corporate topics on the Industry 4.0

  • Demystify the Industry 4.0
  • Technology (r)evolution
    • The end-2-end Digital (r)evolution (1st wave)
    • The Great Manufacturing Reset (2nd wave)
    • Web 3 and Metaverse - Redefine privacy & search (3rd wave)
    • Bio (r)evolution - meet the Miniverse (4th wave)
  • The Environment (r)evolution- Humanity at a crossroad
    • Future of Net Zero: extreme sustainable and productive
    • Rethink the way we make market and buy
    • Future of Energy and Materials
    • Humanity at a crossroad (2030 TO DO LIST)
  • Economic (r)evolution Decentralized Finance
    • The Economic (r)evolution remark of the economic machine
    • The triple bottom line: Planet, People & Profit
    • Digital Assets Management
    • Investment 4.0 Compete and Prosper
  • The Reality (r)evolution Quantum leap of what is real
    • Redefine Ownership
    • Universal Basic Income
    • A game plan for New Reality: quantum science

Digital topics

  • The Nuts and Bolts of Digitalization with its Architect
  • "Design a new Normal”, the digital-led recovery from COVID-19
  • The next digital frontier – from Cyber Physical Systems, Metaverse to Miniverse
  • Putting the Digital Transformation into Practice
  • Rethink customer journeys with the next-generation operating model

Industry topics

  • Smart Connected Factories
  • Oil & Gas 4.0 - the great remake
  • Pharma 4.0 - Paradigm shift that reshapes everything at the core
  • Supply Chain 4.0 - A real connected, intelligent and automated value chain
  • Operations 4.0 - Deliver maximum execution power

Masterclass with the originator

  • Trend Spotting - The discipline to stay ahead
  • Master the Art of Strategy
  • Ops 4.0: Next era of Operational Excellence
  • Impact 4.0 The Science of Delivery
  • Supply Chain 4.0 – Connect intelligent & automated
  • The Future of Work
  • Leadership skills required to put the 4.0 into Practice


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The Complete Business Process Handbook
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Passports to success in BPM

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