Thursday, June 27 2019, 16:30 until 19:30, Au Premier, HB Zürich.

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Data-Driven Business Models: Insights from business practitioners

The expert group Data-Driven Business Models invites all members to participate in this event, featuring two talks, followed by Q&A and Networking Apero. The event is for free.


4:30 pm Welcome & Registration

4:45 pm Intro

5:00 pm WinJi - AI for more sustainability in renewable energy -  incl. Q & A

5:30 pm Data Strategy & Data Science at Migros – An Overview -  incl. Q & A

6:00 pm Start Networking-Apero

Talk 1

WinJi - AI for more sustainability in renewable energy
Bernhard Brodbeck - CEO

WinJi offers its services to wind and solar parks on a public cloud platform. The WinJi Platform delivers AI based analytics & predictions to suggest actionable measures per turbine benchmark & improve overall performance of mixed asset portfolio forecast for trading / plant dispatching

Biography:  Bernhard Brodbeck.
Bernhard is founding partner and CEO of WinJi AG. As a graduate engineer ETH / MBA HSG he brings more than 20 years of knowledge and experience in the energy industry with a focus on electricity production

Talk 2

Data Strategy & Data Science at Migros – An Overview
Bojan Skerlak

As Senior Data Scientist Bojan is responsible to develop value add to the different business units of Migros. Bojan will provide an overview on how Migros implements and runs its data strategy.

Biography:  Dr. Bojan Skerlak
Bojan graduated from the ETH Zurich with a Master’s degree in physics in 2009 and continued with his PhD in atmospheric physics and dynamics. After almost one year as postdoctoral researcher, where he developed an algorithm for automated identification and quantification of tropopause folds from long-term global meteorological data, he started as data scientist at Migros in 2015. Furthermore, Bojan founded the startup Škerlak Analytics + Robotics last year next to his job at Migros. There, Bojan and his team offer a wide range of services related to robotics, A.I. and data science in general.

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Data-Driven Business Models: Meet-an-Expert Sessions

New offering for members: distinct meet-an-expert sessions, where you are able to meet an expert to discuss emerging questions in the realm of “Data-driven Business Models”. D ONE and the Institute of Technology Management (University of St. Gallen) are offering each two slots of about 30 minutes to discuss problems and provide first hints or propositions to solve these. The sessions will take place from 15.30 - 16.30 before the Expert-group event.

To reserve one of these slots, please contact Patrick Buck ( of D ONE or Philipp Osterrieder ( from the University of St. Gallen with a brief summary of your situation and problem. You may choose your favorite expert, or we assign the one with the best fit to your question.

Do not hesitate to reach us through mail or telephone and profit from the possibility to meet an expert as part of the Data+Service Alliance. However, be aware that only four slots are available, therefore, first come first serve.

We are looking forward to welcoming you.