The MÜNCHNER KREIS (Website:  www.muenchner-kreis.de) is a leading independent platform providing orientation for decision makers in the digital world. The mission of the MÜNCHNER KREIS serves as an independent, interdisciplinary, and international platform for active and diverse discussions amongst key players from business, academia, and public policy. In our various activities, we analyze future developments, providing valuable impulses on the technical, economic, political, and social challenges of the digital transformation.