Barbara Fluegge leads the Smart Cities and Regions initiative at SAP. As a thought leader, she advises executives, forward thinkers and innovation leaders. She dedicates her activities to entire ecosystems being cities, ports and mega events in digital and sustainable transformation. Barbara is a strong believer of innovation and digitization as a public good for everyone. She works on global scale and has in depth knowledge in public sector, automotive, manufacturing, telecommunications and many other industries. Barbara is a recognized speaker, editor and author. She recently published two books on Smart Mobility with Springer. Barbara holds a PhD in Management and Economics with Tilburg University, Netherlands and a Master Degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg / Germany.