Advisory Boards

Halil Aksu

Digital Maturity Index

Halil Aksu is the co-founder and CEO of Digitopia. With more than 25 years of management consulting experience, he advises leading companies on their digital transformation journey. He’s most focused on Digital Maturity measurement nowadays. He studied informatics and electronics at the Technical University of Munich. He has 5 published books in the last 10 years, the most recent one is Dijitopya. He is a regular guest speaker at many universities, and a sought-after figure who gives keynote speeches at many events, conferences and summits. He has held different consultant and managerial positions in organizations such as SAP and Gartner. He has carried out strategic projects in banking, insurance, retail, manufacturing, automotive and many other sectors, and has prepared the technology, innovation and digital transformation strategies of many organizations. Halil Aksu is also a social entrepreneur. Maker Movement, the Genetics Movement and Turkey Artificial Intelligence Initiative. TRAI continuously grows and evolves. He is mentor and angel investor to many great start-ups. Halil Aksu is optimistic and passionate about the future effects of technology, digital and innovation.

Petko Karamotchev

Blockchain, DLT, AI

Petko is a CEO and Co-Founder of INDUSTRIA. Mentor at R3.

Holds degrees from the University of Portsmouth, UK and Cotrugli Business School. Completed programmes at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Member of the British Blockchain Association and the Nordic Blockchain Association.

An advisor (2019-2020) to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain in London. Member of the European Blockchain Partnership Technical group (2020-). An expert to the ISO/TC 307 Committee on Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 – Artificial intelligence, and TC CEN/CLC/JTC 21 Artificial Intelligence. Industry Associate of the University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies.

Specialities: Distributed Ledger Technology, Confidential Computing, Process Automation, and Digital Experience.

Whynde Kuehn

Busniss Architecture & Strategy Execution

Whynde Kuehn is the Founder and Managing Director of S2E Transformation, helping organizations bridge the gap between strategy and execution. Whynde has extensive experience in enterprise transformation and planning and is a passionate advocate for using business architecture to enable effective strategy execution and digital transformation.  She is a long-time business architecture practitioner, educator, author, recognized global thought leader, and community builder, with extensive experience applying the discipline at leading Fortune 500 enterprises and a range of entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and social initiatives. She is the Founder of Biz Arch Mastery, a dedicated online platform offering coaching and resources to simplify business architecture and facilitate its practical usage. She is also a Fellow with the Institute for Digital Transformation, Co-Founder at Business Architecture Associates, Senior Consultant for Cutter Consortium, and a Co-Founder of the Business Architecture Guild.