Speaker details

Michael Backes


Otto Group Digital Solutions

Michael Backes provides hands-on leadership in innovation as CTO of Otto Group Digital Solutions, a company builder for the Otto Group.  With an entrepreneurial-mindset, Backes has recognized expertise in finding technical and business solutions.

His career has focused on change: everything from digitizing regional power grids to revamping Nortel's QA, as a venture capitalist focused on next-generation companies, or in his role today creating the first German company-builder focused on strategically innovating a large corporate.

He is a graduate of Kansas State University in Computer Science and holds an MBA in finance from the Rotterdam School of Management.


Date Title

Digital Finance World 2018

Feb 28, 2018
CollectAI: How an Innovative Financial Service Leverages AI from the Start