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Boehringer Ingelheim’s CIO on the threat of digital disruption

Michael Schmelmer

Michael Schmelmer talks about the ways in which he has ensured that the business has guarded against the risk of disruption from digital competitors in his role as CIO.

Michael Schmelmer has been Corporate Senior Vice President & CIO at Boehringer Ingelheim for nearly six years. He has an extensive background in IT and digital communications generally, having spent twelve years at Infineon Technologies before joining Boehringer.

Michael speaks to Hot Topics about his aims for the digital transformation at Boehringer and the measures the company has taken to guard against disruption from other digitally minded companies.