People

It will be people, not machines that shape the future. We present pioneers, visionaries and role models who are passionate about change. Messe München Magazine tells their stories.

Jürgen Pfister

Keeping in Control

Edition 01/2019 - Data Leaks, Hacks, Critical Infrastructure: Independent White-Hat-Hackers are keeping Companies save online. Their stories sometimes sound like Business-Thrillers.

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Stefan Glowacz and Benedict Rodenstock

How Can They Dare To?

Edition 01/2019 - One regularly puts his fortune at risk as part of his job. The other risks his neck in daring expeditions. We spoke with investor Benedict Rodenstock and climbing legend Stefan Glowacz about risk.

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Auma Obama

Strenghthening voices

Edition 02/2018 - Born in Kenya, educated in Germany, at home in the world—Auma Obama talks about globalization, isolationism, and how, against all odds, she manages to remain an optimist

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Panorama Wildpoldsried, © Siemens AG

Empire of the sun

Edition 02/2018 - Sun, water, wind—much more is needed to achieve an energy turnaround than just generating green energy. A Bavarian village shows the way: green and local

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Man and Machine

Man and Machine

Edition 01/2018 - She is a professor of technology, he is a Michelin-star chef: Sandra Hirche and Tohru Nakamura talk about artificial intelligence, optimized super-humans – and what really ticks robots off.

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The Taste of Tomorrow

The Taste of Tomorrow

Edition 01/2018 - Lettuce from the techno-farm on the rooftop, burgers cultivated from stem cells: Hightech-pioneers are already producing tomorrow’s food. And they are certain: The future tastes delicious.

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Prinz Luitpold und Roland Berger

A right royal conversation

Edition 02/2017 - One is the uncrowned king of management consultancy; the other actually has royal blood in his veins. We talk to Roland Berger and Prince Luitpold about the aristocracy in the age of democracy, equal opportunities in Germany—and the value of fine porcelain.

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Changes in the retail world

Changes in the retail world

Edition 02/2017 - For a long time, online stores and bricks-and-mortar retailers were bitter enemies. But that era is over. Now, each side is learning from the other—with both reaping the benefits.

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Michael Käfer and Johannes Eckert

Lord’s Supper in Munich

Edition 01/2017 - One man has exquisite meals prepared for his guests every evening, while the other preaches about it when he can. We talked to Father Abbot Johannes Eckert and top restaurant owner and gastronome Michael Käfer about the perfect Lord’s Supper, the joy of eating and why radishes are no longer eaten at St. Boniface’s Abbey

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Virtual Reality: A brave new world

Virtual Reality: A brave new world

Edition 01/2017 - Virtual reality is more than a pair of glasses with two monitors. This new technology now offers entirely new perspectives to both companies and consumers

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