Speaker Luncheon: The Second German Economic Miracle

Speaker Luncheon: The Second German Economic Miracle

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Date and Time

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2011 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Coronado Building, Room 132

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110


free for students and faculty


Ahlers Center International Speaker Series

Faculty/students/staff are all invited to attend:

"The Second German Economic Miracle: Learning from the Past and Looking to the Future"
Philipp Zimmermann, CapGemini Consulting Tuesday, August 23, 12:30 –2 p.m., Coronado Building, Room 132 (lunch included)

Germany has seen the strongest growth of the developed countries in recent years. What can be attributed to this success? Are there lessons to be learned? With the current economic turmoil in Europe and elsewhere how likely is the "miracle" to continue? And what are the implications of a slower growing Germany?

Speaker Biography

Philipp Zimmermann is a principal of CapGemini Consulting's Telecommunication, Media and High Tech practice, as well as a co-lead for the practice’s operations in the Middle East, and the private equity sector. 
 Zimmermann is also a member of the senior leadership board at Capgemini TMN. Capgemini is one of the largest integrated management consultancies (more than 92,000 employees), serving most of the industry leaders worldwide. Based in Berlin, Germany, Zimmermann specializes in serving large telecommunications / high tech / media clients on a range of innovation, strategic, organizational, operational, and regulatory issues, bringing many years of sector expertise. His clients include some of the largest telecommunication operators and high tech / media companies in Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East. Educated at WHU, Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar and Cambridge University Graduate School of Business “The Judge Institute”, he previously worked for A.T. Kearney and Accenture in their respective telecommunication and high tech practices.

Please RSVP for this event by August 18.

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