Henrik von Scheel

Father of the Industry 4.0

Best known as the mastermind of the Industry 4.0 and the father of the digital agenda – which ignited the global themes of today.


Named by Financial Times, the authority on corporate and national competitiveness” and one of the most influential board members. 


His work is applied to national economies, triggered global themes, influenced GDP growth, reset policies in governments, set standards that are applied by 26 NATO members.


He serves as a member of numerous corporate-, family- and non-profit boards including Gazprom, Industry 4.0 Council and Digital Advisory Council at 9 countries, US Energy Committee 2030, OECD National Competitive Council to name a few.

Quoted by Eric Schmidt as "One of the most pre-eminent strategic advisors of his generation”. 


He is a sought-after speaker and prolific writer with 6 books and over 40 articles. Through his publications and effort with standard bodies, he has evolved the mainstream thinking and practices of what is being taught at universities and applied by over 50% of organizations today.




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