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Boehringer’s CIO says company culture is as important as tech to digital success

Michael Schmelmer

Michael Schmelmer says that while understanding new technology plays a key part in a digital transformation, the company's cultural approach is just as important.

Michael Schmelmer, Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Boehringer Ingelheim, explains to Hot Topics the infrastructure that is needed for a company to successfully implement a digital transformation. Michael says that, in practical terms, the tech itself is less important than the personnel tasked with introducing new digital systems and the company’s culture.