The MODERATORS of the VÖSI Softwareday 2020


Nahed Hatahet

Transformation expert and speaker | CEO of HATAHET, board member at VÖSI
HATAHET productivity solutions GmbH

“Nahed Hatahet is the founder and CEO of HATAHET productivity solutions ( and offers more than 25 years of professional experience in strategic consulting and implementation of digital productivity solutions. As a specialist for the workplace of the future with the support of Artificial Intelligence, he supports companies in their strategic digital transformation.

As a mentor and transformation expert, Nahed Hatahet accompanies companies on their journey into the digital era – or mediates where there are discrepancies or communication problems among the stakeholders. He is known for his holistic consulting concepts and methods and is a sought-after expert for the top management. His credo: Only those companies that understand exactly what their employees actually need will successfully implement their digital transformation projects.

Nahed Hatahet is also a honorary member of the board of the Association of Austrian Software Industry (VÖSI,, focusing primarily on the topic of digital change and its social and political effects. With the Austrian SMB platform (, he also accompanies smaller companies on their way into the digital age.

Since the birth of SharePoint technologies Nahed Hatahet has been well versed in digital collaboration and communication. He also runs the Austrian Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams blog community (

Nahed Hatahet is happy to pass on his passion for people and his universal knowledge in keynotes, lectures, workshops, guest comments, articles and personal conversations. To find out more about this and the reason why digitisation is primarily about us people, just look on his website (


Rudolf Felser

Chefredaktion Guides, Fachredaktion

“Rudolf Felser was born in 1980. The passionate IT journalist with a classic” apprenticeship “(C64, Commodore Amiga, PC) is a gifted” G shift printer “before the Lord. Since he knows that he can also call this” storytelling ” he is in his element. He has been playing professionally with words and pictures for almost 20 years until everything meets his expectations. But he doesn’t have so much with numbers. Nobody is perfect. “


Verena Kuen


“Verena Kuen is the founder of 1030 Innovation Consulting. After a 15-year career in various large companies, she decided to turn her great passion for innovation into a profession. On her own initiative, she started a global innovation program with her last employer, Bayer Pharma AG in Berlin, which she then successfully managed for 4 years and which resulted in group-wide success stories. Verena studied economics, but was always a lateral thinker at heart.”



Martin Szelgrad

Wirtschaftsjournalist & Chefredakteur
Report Verlag GmbH & Co KG

“Martin Szelgrad has been a business journalist since 1999 and editor-in-chief of the trade magazines” Telekom & IT Report “and” Energie Report “. In addition to working on numerous other magazines and specialist books, he has been the editor of the business award” eAward “since 2005 and is an experienced moderator of panel discussions and business events. Before that he worked in the advertising film and event industry. “


Maximilian Pöhnl

Owner & CEO
Pöhnl & Schottler

“Maximilian Pöhnl is the managing partner of the leading consulting company Pöhnl & Schottler in Frankfurt am Main, as well as the co-founder of the IT Entrepreneur Day for managers of medium-sized IT companies in Germany and Austria. Maximilian Pöhnl is an expert in IT sales, successful content marketing, as well as customer communication and network events in DACH.“


Andreas Barthel


Dipl. Kfm. Andreas Barthel is the founder and managing director of the management consultancy connexxa Services Europe Ltd, as well as the founder of the IT Entrepreneur Day in Frankfurt am Main. Andreas Barthel has been advising software houses, IT companies, IT departments and corporations since 1996. He is also a certified expert in the fields of business valuation of IT companies, as well as acquisitions, sales and succession planning. He is also an author and group leader at the Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand for M&A and succession of IT companies.

Special Track "Talents"

Benjamin Ruschin

WOMENinICT & "Future Ready"

Mag. Dr. Christine Wahlmüller-Schiller

CWS Communications

“Christine Wahlmüller-Schiller has been working as an IT specialist editor since 2003, initially for the IT magazine Monitor (Bohmann Verlag) and since 2016 for the IT specialist magazines Computerwelt and it & tbusiness. In addition, the Upper Austrian, who holds a doctorate in communication science, has also been successful for many years as a moderator of IT expert groups and at business events. In addition to her work, she has been supporting the Association of the Austrian Software Industry (VÖSI) in Marketing & Communication since August 2019.“


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