Prof. Dr. Marco Gercke is an entrepreneur, scientist and advisor. With more than 1000 speeches in over 100 countries and over 100 scientific publications, Prof. Gercke is one of the world's leading experts in the field of Digitalization and Cybersecurity. He advises governments, organizations and large enterprises around the world on strategic, political and legal issues. Over the past 15 years, he has worked in over 100 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific and Latin America. But his work is not only academic. In the 90th he founded a company that utillized "Machine Learning" to develop software solutions for medical diagnostics. He was responsible for the development of the underlying technology. The next company he founded, a media agency, used "machine learning" and artificial intelligence for user interaction. Today, he focuses on advising international organizations and executive boards of major companies on issues related to the opportunities and risks of digitalization.