The professors and research associates at the Institute conduct interdisciplinary research on the effects, methods and processes for the digital transformation of medium-sized companies and public organizations.


Pro­fessor Dr. Klaus Lang

Managing Director of the „Institute for Digital Transformation“

Dean of Studies of the Department of Information Management

Phone: +49 731 /9762-1510

Location: Main Building A, A.1.54

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Professor Dr. Klaus Lang

Klaus Lang is Professor of Corporate Management and Information Management at Neu-Ulm University, founder and director of the Institute for Digital Transformation (IDT). He is an economist and computer scientist, lecturer, management consultant and author. His research focuses on IT strategy and digital transformation.

Klaus Lang has ten years of practical experience in various consulting companies. As Dean of Studies, he is responsible for quality management at the faculty. A number of international partner universities are supervised by him. He is active as an independent expert for the evaluation of study programs at various accreditation bodies. Klaus Lang is also the author of several publications and a speaker at conferences.

Pro­fessor Man­fred A. Ple­chaty

Managing Director of the „Institute for Digital Transformation“

Information Management

Internship Coordinator for Information Management Automotive

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Professor Manfred A. Plechaty

The passionate engineer has been working in the automotive industry for more than 35 years, 25 of them at BMW in leading development positions. For the past 7 years, he has been researching and teaching at the Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences at the Faculty of Information Management in the automotive sector, where he heads the mobility department at the Institute for Digital Transformation.


Pro­fessor Dr. Daniel Schallmo

Professor für Digitale Transformation und Entrepreneurship

Studiengangleitung Master Digitale Transformation und Global Entrepreneurship

Leiter des Instituts für Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit

Mitglied des Instituts für Digitale Transformation

Phone: 0731/9762-1531

Location: Edisonallee 1, E1.1.02

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Daniel Schallmo

Dr. Daniel Schallmo is Professor of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurship at Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences. His work and research focuses on the context of digitalization: measuring digital maturity, developing digital strategies, digital transformation of business models and implementing digital initiatives. This includes, for example, leadership in the digital age, technologies and the design of organizations.


Pro­fessor Dr. Jens Kolb

Vice President for Transfer and Postgraduate Studies

Professor for the field of digitalisation and technology management

Coordinator of studies with deepened practical experience and composite studies

Head of the degree programme Management, Digitization and Sustainability (BA)

Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Sustainability

Phone: +49 731 /9762-1250

Location: Main Building B, B.1.21

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Jens Kolb

Prof. Dr Jens Kolb is Professor of Sustainability, Digitalisation and Technology Management at Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences, coordinator of studies with in-depth practice and joint studies, and head of the Digital Management and Technologies degree programme. He completed his PhD at the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Ulm and subsequently helped to establish a start-up as managing director.