#inspiredbystories

Heike Isringhaus

In one sentence: What motivates you?

Discover, learn and improve.

In two sentences: In your opinion, why do diversity and digitalization belong together?

Digitalization is often the basis/starting point for diversity; e.g. on-prem versus cloud solutions, by providing access to knowledge to more and more people who get the chance to discover, learn, and be creative/diversify to improve their worlds.

In three sentences: Do you have a role model? If yes, who and why?

My mother: thoughtful and considerate, confident, independent, supportive, with principles but always open to new ideas.

Your tip for newcomers and young talent:

Not everyone welcomes change. When coming up with new ideas, try to imagine what it means to others and have a positive impact at hand.

Your favorite social media channel:

Facebook

Your favorite App:

Solar Edge Monitoring

A book that changed your life:

M. Alcott’s Rose in Bloom—I read it as a child and will always remember the advice: if you criticize someone and figuratively knock him off his throne, show him the steps to climb up again.

What is your goal for 2019?

Master the M&A challenges in a way that my team will not feel overstressed but proud.