Learn about the importance of ecosystems and understand the key success factors for how to start the right ecosystem activities.


The keynote is perfect for business leaders and their teams who want to learn and get inspired by the principles of ecosystems. Ranging from small, interactive formats with 10+ people to large conference settings in front of hundreds of people, on-site or online - we will adapt to your needs.

Why Should You Listen

The ecosystemizer framework helps you navigate ecosystems with success.
Our keynote is the perfect starting point to learn the fundamental principles for success and get inspired by case studies and ecosystem opportunities.
The following topics are covered:

  • Importance and dominance of ecosystems today
  • Why ecosystems are successful
  • The specific role of human needs in the ecosystem era
  • Why ecosystems are relevant for all companies and for your company in particular
  • Current prerequisites and success factors for ecosystem activities
  • Concrete strategic directions for positioning in ecosystems
  • How to start the ecosystem process within your company
  • Q&A session (dependent on format)

WHO Should Listen

Business leaders, senior executives, innovation managers, company owners and entrepreneurs, consultants and coaches. Anyone looking for an intuitive way to navigate ecosystems successfully.

Keynotes were already held at international conferences, as well as, during executive board meetings with a strategic focus. Audiences with any level of experience or knowledge about ecosystem strategy and positioning are welcome.


  • A clear understanding and awareness about the topic of ecosystems.
  • Terminology and mental framework to describe, discuss and communicate ecosystem strategy and activities.
  • Concrete next steps about how to start the ecosystem process within your company and how to inform managers, executives and teams.


"In just 30 minutes, Prof. Dr. Julian Kawohl made the audience aware of the importance of ecosystems and made them want to try out the Ecosystemizer tools and methodology and use it to master complexity."

Marianne K├╝hne

Project Manager, Business Unit Insurance Intelligence, Insurance Forums Leipzig

"We see SV Werder Bremen as an innovative challenger in the football business. Prof. Dr. Julian Kawohl not only provides us with informative detailed knowledge, but also challenges our managers to place their own thoughts in the overall context and to keep an overview of the complex challenges."

Klaus Filbry

Managing Director , SV Werder Bremen, German Bundesliga football club

"Prof. Dr. Kawohl's keynote was able to fully engage the attending participants on-site, as well as, in the online community with impressive commitment and profound expertise. He has greatly enriched our first hybrid event as a thought leader in the field of business ecosystems and we look forward to future events with him."

Arne Petersen

Management Board, FLEET Education Events GmbH

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