CEO and Founder
“ Thomas Wittig is the CEO of WITTIGONIA. Thomas held senior executive positions at Microsoft Corporation, SAP SE, and high growth companies. He is an active innovation partner for Enterprise, Public Sector, National Innovation Agencies and High-growth. ”
As the founder and CEO of WITTIGONIA®, Thomas is working as an independent advisor, business developer and active innovation partner with Enterprise, Government, NGO, Startups and their investors and boards.
He is an expert advisor to the European Commission and Horizon 2020 instrument with a focus on improving sustainable innovation and growth. As an active advisor to Swiss start-ups and accelerators he provides business, board and leadership support.
Thomas is a system and data expert and advised many companies on systemic challenges. In 2014 he founded WITTIGONIA® as an independent company, and WITTIGONIA® Online Academy which provides engaging learning experiences for individuals and team, with a focus on system leadership skill development.
Thomas held previous executive positions at Microsoft Corporation (1990 – 2005) as Global Director of the Enterprise Platform, Partner Services and Global Service Operations. He is an alumni of the Microsoft global leadership development program, at Microsoft and Wharton Executive School.
During his time with SAP SE, 2005 - 2009, Thomas held the position as Senior Vice President, Member of the Senior Global Executive Team, and led the development of the Small and Medium Enterprise business and Partner Ecosystem. He is an alumni of the SAP global leadership program for senior executives, at INSEAD and SAP SE.
Since 2009 Thomas worked with several high growth companies in CEO, COO and board positions. He is also a supporter of the innovation ecosystem and entrepreneurship and advises national innovation agencies.
Thomas holds a Dipl. Ing. degree from Technical University of Munich, a Master degree of WPI in System Dynamics, and a Diplome from UEJM. As a system and data science expert with industry and executive leadership experience he is often engaged in large scale, strategic transformation projects.