Juergen UrbanskiVP Digital Platforms at Airbus Defense & Space
Juergen Urbanski works as VP Digital Platforms at Airbus in Munich and has been active in Silicon Valley since 2000, most recently as an entrepreneur with Silicon Valley Data Science. Currently, he is responsible for driving the digital transformation at Airbus Defence and Space by creating digital solutions based on a fresh cloud and AI technology stack, as well as for coaching and challenging all business units in their creation of truly digital products and services.
Previously, he was VP Growth at Silicon Valley Data Science, a fast growing privately held consulting firm focused on driving the digital transformation of the enterprise through a full spectrum of data strategy, data architecture, data engineering and data science services. He helped Fortune 500 companies build data products and data driven businesses, contributing to the firm’s eventual acquisition by Apple.
Prior to that, he was VP Architecture in the Cloud division of Deutsche Telekom, where he refreshed the services portfolio notably in the growth markets of cloud and analytics. Before Deutsche Telekom, Juergen was a consultant with McKinsey and Director of Marketing with storage vendor NetApp.
Juergen holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His perspectives as an expert on cloud and analytics are frequently requested by the media, with examples including the Financial Times, GigaOm, TDWI, Wired, Funkschau, BrandEins and Information Week.