Warm-Up Session #2

March 25 - 14:30 Berlin Time



14:30- 15:00

Ice-Breaker Session and/or Zoom Training



15:00- 16:30

Panel Discussion:

National, Military and Competitive/Market Intelligence - Common Ground or Clash of two Worlds?



In this interactive panel discussion we want to share perspectives of practitioner, who have a vast experience in these two domains.

 

Topics

  • How can competitive/market intelligence professionals can benefit from the rich, well documented “body of knowledge” of the national/military intelligence education?
  • How could your career planning leverage on these two worlds?
  • What are analytical approaches that can be applied vice versa?

 Any many more questions that our audience can pose in this live event.

 Registered participants of the ICI 2021 Spring conference have free access. 

Panel

Marius Ackerman, Lt Colonel (ret) South African National Defence Force now CEO M-Insights Group, South Africa
Marius Ackerman, Lt Colonel (ret) South African National Defence Force now CEO M-Insights Group, South Africa
Neeraj Bali, Maj Gen (ret), Indian Army, now CEO Leadscape, India
Neeraj Bali, Maj Gen (ret), Indian Army, now CEO Leadscape, India
Tracy Berry, formerly NSA, now Senior Competitive Strategy Manager ServiceMax, USA
Tracy Berry, formerly NSA, now Senior Competitive Strategy Manager ServiceMax, USA
Rui Metelo Marques,  Financial Intel An­alyst & As­sets Ma­na­ge­ment, Ministry of National Defence
Rui Metelo Marques, Financial Intel An­alyst & As­sets Ma­na­ge­ment, Ministry of National Defence
Alexandra Cristea, Former Market Intelligence Manager Iveco Defence Vehicles
Alexandra Cristea, Former Market Intelligence Manager Iveco Defence Vehicles

Facilitator

Rainer Michaeli is an internationally recognized competitive intelligence (CI) professional. After graduating as an aeronautical engineer from the University of Brunswick, Germany, he worked as a systems and project engineer in the defense industry. Upon completion of an MBA at INSEAD, France, he worked as a Marketing Manager in the IT industry.

In 1993 Rainer Michaeli set up DIE DENKFABRIK GmbH, an international consultancy that specializes in competitive intelligence services. In 2004 he founded the Institute for Competitive Intelligence (ICI), a major global competitive intelligence education provider, of which he is the Managing Director. He is also an adjunct lecturer in CI at the University of Darmstadt.

In addition, Rainer Michaeli founded the leading German CI society, Deutsches Competitive Intelligence Forum, where he is a dedicated board member. In acknowledgement of his achievements in propagating competitive intelligence he has received awards such as Catalyst and Fellow from SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals), where he was a board member from 2003 to 2005.

Rainer Michaeli’s text book “Competitive Intelligence” published in 2005, achieved instant acclaim and became a Financial Times Germany TOP 3 best seller.



16:30- 17:00

Randomized Coffee Trial



17:00- 17:30