As a consultant, Anton Nikolla advises clients on the conception, validation and implementation of new business models as well as in building new ventures. Prior to hy, Anton worked at Accenture in the cloud strategy and transformation department and was responsible for various enablement programs for teaching key digital skills. He gained further experience in venture capital and M&A consulting with the aim of establishing an innovation bridge between the high-tech sector in Israel and medium-sized industry in Germany through business development, investments and acquisitions. At the Fraunhofer Institute, he researches the potential and obstacles of digital transformation for small and medium-sized companies as part of the competence center "Mittelstand 4.0". Anton studied mechanical engineering with a focus on software development at the Technical University of Munich and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.