Günter Korder studied industrial engineering with the focus on marketing/sales at the Würzburg/Schweinfurt University of Applied Sciences.
After starting his career as a product manager at Nixdorf Computer AG, he held various international management positions at Siemens AG, most recently as head of the Service Industry Germany business unit. Since it’s OWL Clustermanagement GmbH was founded in autumn 2012, he has been responsible for Operations as Managing Director. In addition, he advises the OWL technology fund and actively promotes the establishment of companies in the region.
In his role, he pushes entrepreneurship in the Region and helps start-ups to get access to more mature companies in OWL. Mr. Korder acts as business advisor and mentor for several start-ups. In addition, he serves the interface to politics on national and international level. A number of international relationships, e.g. China, Finland, Canada, U.K., Japan have been established since. Based on his solid experience in ICT businesses, he can support industrial partners of it’s OWL on their way towards a successful business transformation based on digitalization quite naturally. By combining strength of Universities and Research Institutions at one side and the identification of companies’ needs on the other side, it’s OWL provides an ideal setup to stay or get ahead of competition.