Prof. Dr. Dr. Ayad Al-Ani is Professor for Change Management and Consulting. Since 2019 he is an associated member of the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF). Prof. Al-Ani is also Professor extraordinary at the School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University, South Africa and teaches at Basel University in the area of Digital Culture. Previously, he has been president and professor at the ESCP Europe Business School, Berlin. Ayad Al-Ani investigates digital transformation in business, as well as the simultaneous transformation in society, economics and education. He looks back on more than 20 years of executive functions in international consulting firms; he was Executive Partner with Accenture and director of the respective Vienna office.
At Einstein Center Digital Future Professor Al-Ani is focusing on the adaptation of digital organisations and technologies in different spheres and sectors of the economy and society: “The current mode of analysing `digitalization and …’ is calling for an institution like ECDF which brings together different disciplines under the banner of digitlization like no other.”