DR. BENJAMIN KRECK, CLIENT TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, EY TECHNOLOGY
As Client Technology Officer, Benjamin focuses on the short and longer-term technology strategy, including emerging technologies, trends and disruptors, tech labs, tech investments for EY Technology, tech risk and resiliency, and alliances.
He joined EY from Microsoft, where he most recently served as CTO Microsoft Solutions (Germany), responsible for Data & AI, Apps & Infrastructure, Business Applications, and Modern Work.
Benjamin has worked for various technology companies and helped drive the cloud transformation. He has always focused on fulfilling customer requirements through tangible value addition of the underlying solution. His passion lies in data-driven innovation to amplify human ingenuity.
Benjamin holds degrees in mathematics and computer science. He wrote his Ph.D. thesis in Computational Epigenetics and absolved a postgraduate study in Medicine.
In addition to his role at EY, Benjamin is active in supervisory boards of various start-ups providing mentorship and supporting transformation of their existing business models.