Stephan Klaschka is an awarded innovator, executive consultant, serial entrepreneur, intrapreneur and investor with over 25 years of international work and management experience in the Healthcare and Life-Sciences industry in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In addition to founding his own businesses, he works as a consultant to primarily academia, governments and international firms. Stephan developed initiatives including Telemedicine, Digital Health and ‘Pill-plus,’ and most recently has started serving as the CEO of the Deutsche Institut für Telemedizin und Gesundheitsförderung (DITG GmbH, “German Institute for Telemedicine and Health Promotion”) and previously in the role of Director, Global Innovation Management for Boehringer Ingelheim across all businesses worldwide. With broad experience in Healthcare Innovation, New Business Model Development, Corporate Incubators, Alliance Management and Emerging Technologies, he founded Stephan Klaschka Consulting, with a dual focus on Intrapreneuring and Healthcare Innovation. Stephan’s international seminars and speaking engagements address ‘Innovation in Large Organizations,’ including Strategic Innovation, Leveraging Diversity, Corporate Entrepreneurship und Intrapreneuring. He serves as Managing Director of iQuit! Productions, an independent film production company based in the USA and is involved in several healthcare-technology startups. Stephan holds Masters Degrees in Computer Science and Management, an Executive MBA as well as advanced degrees in strategy, innovation and leadership from leading schools in Europe and the Unites States. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), blogger on, fundraiser for humanitarian causes and an active advisor and mentor to commercial and not-for-profit institutions.