Digitization starts with the customer!
09.11.2022 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

The online event all about digital strategies in B2B
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Digital[IN] 2022

The Digital [IN] - Digital Industry Forum brings together pioneers and digitization experts from the leading industrial sectors in Germany. With this online event, we offer a new platform for stimulating discussions, best practices and innovative ideas on the topic of "digital strategies in B2B".

The goal of Digital [IN] is the cross-company exchange on sustainable strategies as well as the change in the market approach in industrial companies from leading German sectors. Don't just see the speakers in streaming, but also talk to them directly in Q&A.

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Why participate

Added value of the event

  • collect ideas
    Discover innovative ideas on how your company can keep up with digitization and network with experts.
  • Learn best practices
    Get to know best practices for digitization in your industrial sector: shown by the big players.
  • Finding solutions together
    Solve burning digitization problems together with experts and like-minded people from your industrial sector.
  • Participate online
    It has never been so convenient and easy to find out more. Digitization in industry is just a click away.

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What awaits you

Program overview

9: 00-9: 10 a.m.
Welcome with Benjamin Dammertz from FoxBase
9:10-9:40 am
The evolving customer - The future of B2B commerce
Speaker: Pascal Kohlhase (PwC)
Panel discussion
Make it or take it! How do I make my IT secure? yourself, with help? What should I put attention on?
Speakers: Rolf Fellmann (dSales Plus), Mareike Christine Gehrmann (Taylor Wessing), Wolfgang Straßer (@-yet)
10:20-10:35 a.m
Time for startups
Speed up in B2B: how does the new TechHub.K67 do it?
Speaker: Ella Gemünd (TechHub.K67)
10:35-11:00 a.m
pitch battle
TechHub.K67 Startup Pitches
Speakers: bnear, maesn, yuccaHR and Pathmonk
11:15-11:45 am
The customer is no longer king - digital customer centricity in medium-sized companies
Speaker: Ulf Valentin (Convidera)
11:45-12:15 p.m
Best practices
B2B customer contact in times of digitization - challenges and opportunities in the marketing of products that require explanation
Speaker: Gregor Hilkert (Merck)
12:15-12:50 p.m
Panel discussion
Learn from the digital pioneers: How do you use customer centricity correctly in B2B?
Speakers: Michael Gaschnig (Knauf), Philipp Kaiser (Thomsit)
12: 50-13: 00 pm
wrap up
Graduated with Benjamin Dammertz and Victoria Blechman
Our experts at a glance

Speaker: inside

Victoria Blechman
Co-Founder | moversXshakers UG
She is a freelance presenter, event and project manager and has been active in the startup scene for almost 10 years. With her colleague Caro, she founded moversXshakers UG in 2018 with the aim of supporting the Cologne startup ecosystem with new events, programs and contacts.
Pascal Kohlhase
EMEA Digital Sales Center of Excellence Lead | PwC
Pascal Kohlhase has been a consultant in the field of digital sales for more than 8 years and is part of the customer transformation team at PwC. His customers include B2C and B2B companies from various industries. Pascal Kohlhase has headed the EMEA Digital Sales Center of Excellence at PwC since July 2022.
Gregory Hilkert
Director Digital Transformation at Surface Solutions | Merck KGaA
The digital transformation in the Surface Solutions business unit of Merck KGaA is his specialty. In this central role, he defines the cross-functional digital strategy for the “sales of tomorrow”. At the same time, he is responsible for the development and global implementation of new digital platforms and solutions.
Michael Gaschnig
Sales Enablement Manager | knob
Michael Gaschnig is also a Planner Suite Evangelist. The Knauf Planner Suite is a set of integrated services that supports planners, architects, tenderers or entrepreneurs throughout their planning process and increases the efficiency and quality of your planning processes. Whether analogue or digital or even within a BIM environment.
Benjamin Dammertz
CEO & Founder | FoxBase
Benjamin Dammertz is the founder and CEO of FoxBase and the creator of the Digital [IN] event. As an economist and with several years of experience in strategic marketing, he is now primarily responsible for marketing, sales and finance & controlling at FoxBase.
Philip Kaiser
Digital Experts | THOMSIT
Philipp Kaiser is a digital expert for the THOMSIT brand at PCI Augsburg GmbH and is responsible for online marketing and digital tools and services. He was also significantly involved in the introduction of the THOMSIT object consultant, a consulting tool for the construction of floor coverings.
Carsten dagger
CEO & Founder | FoxBase
He is one of the two founders of FoxBase GmbH. Fascinated by databases, he worked for several years as an IT consultant in a consulting company. Today he sells the Digital Product Selector, a SaaS solution for digitizing B2B sales.
Ulf Valentin
Head of Strategy | Convidera
Ulf Valentin accompanies medium-sized companies on their way through the digital transformation. He is responsible for strategy at Convidera, a global digitization specialist. He is also the founder and CEO of CVX GmbH, where he deals with the digitization of sales and marketing in medium-sized companies.
Wolfgang Strasser
Managing Partner | @yet
Wolfgang Straßer is an expert in the field of IT security and digital sovereignty of companies - with over 20 years of experience! He also supports and advises on IT and data protection issues when entering the international market.
Rolf Fellmann
Director AngelEngine and CEO of dSales Plus
Rolf Fellmann has been active in the tech scene for over 30 years, primarily in business development and in establishing successful sales and technology partnerships on a national and international level.
Marieke Gehrmann
Specialist lawyer for IT law and salary partner | Taylor Wessing
Mareike Gehrmann's appointment specializes in topics such as cyber and IT law, privacy and data protection law. She not only advises on these topics as a lawyer, but can also be seen as a speaker at conferences and events.
Ella Gemuend
Hub Manager at TechHub.K67
Ella Gemünd is enthusiastic about startups and the structures that enable startups and make them grow. She is instrumental in building TechHub.K67, a place where established companies and startups come together.
FoxBase GmbH

About the organizer

Makers of Digital [IN] is the FoxBase GmbH, a software company from Düsseldorf. With the software solution they have developed, numerous companies from small businesses to DAX 30 corporations have already digitized B2B sales.

Learn more about FoxBase
To ask?

Your contact person:

Gabriela Nikolova
Event manager

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Review: Digital[IN] 2020 and 2021 to look up

You have that Digital [IN] 2021 lost? Then look at ours YouTube channel past. There you will find all panel discussions and keynotes from last year and many other live talks with digitization experts from the B2B industry.