Dr Katrin Schleife
Dr Katrin Schleife is a Senior Strategic IT Consultant at Fujitsu Technology Solutions.
Her primary task is the development of Smart City strategies in cooperation with the public administration and the city authorities of the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region with the aim of improving citizen services and the efficiency of administrative processes. Prior to joining Fujitsu, Katrin Schleife worked as a software and IT services market analyst at PAC, a teknowlogy Group company, where she focused on the public sector plus the retail & wholesale sector in Germany as well as the Dutch IT market as a whole. Katrin has acquired more than 15 years of experience in analyzing IT trends and their impacts and over the years has become a Smart City expert. Katrin Schleife studied economics at the HU Berlin and received her doctorate at the TU Darmstadt. During her doctoral studies, she was a research assistant in the ICT research group of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim