CXO Summit

2024 Theme : AI in Action
Access: Invite-Only, C-Level
Date: Sep 30, 2024
Location: Munich, ICM during the Bits & Pretzels Festival

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What is the CXO Summit?

The CXO Summit is an exclusive gathering where C-Level Executives share strategies to gain tech leadership.

This annual invite-only event is for technology decision-makers from leading corporations and takes place at Bits & Pretzels.

The First Speakers

Dr. Herbert Diess

Executive Chairman of the Board

The Mobility House

Kai Zenner

Head of Office and Digital Policy

EU Parlament

Elke Reichart

Chief Digital and Sustainability Officer

Infineon Technologies AG

Arnd Haller

Senior Legal Director


Melanie Fichtner


BayWa AG

Gabriel von Mitschke Collande

Group Chief Digital Officer

Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

Martina Ritzer



Dr. Jasmin Kaiser


Lufthansa Cargo

The 2024 Theme


The acceleration of AI technology is reshaping the industrial landscape at an unprecedented pace. We are cutting through the hype into the real opportunities for enterprise companies.

Gain insights from a distinguished lineup of speakers. Discover how they tackle today's most pressing challenges and deepen your understanding of the advantages and challenges associated with the latest advancements in AI and deep technology.

The Agenda

September 30th

Featured attendees

Daniel Fuchs


Emil Frey Germany

Peter Kameritsch


MTU Aero Engines AG

Zeljko Kovacevic

Group CTO


Thorben Burghardt



Roman Rapoport

Group CIO

BPW Bergische Achsen

Achim Weiss



Bernhard Schneider



Dorothea Brons


Hamburg Airport

What Attendees can expect

Real-world Use Cases

Look into real projects. The good the bad and the ugly.

Best Practices

See what worked for other decision makers.

Inside Knowledge

Have a look on the experts view on current trends.

Regulatory Insights

Get insights in current and future regulation.

Risk mitigation strategies

Learn how your peers deal with the risks using AI.

The Facts


Monday - Sep 30, 2024, 08:00 to 22:00

The CXO Summit is part of Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival which takes place from Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2024.
A CXO Summit ticket grants you access to the full 3-day festival experience.


Bits & Pretzels takes place in Munich, Germany - at the International Congress Center Messe, also known as ICM.

Invite-only guestlist

A highly curated and exclusive inner circle of 300 CXOs

Chatham House Rule

Under the Chatham House Rule, anyone who comes to a meeting is free to use information from the discussion, but is not allowed to reveal who made any comment. It is designed to increase openness of discussion.

What Attendees Say

"The CXO Summit is the annual meeting of tech decision makers of industry leaders"

Margret Suckale, Member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom

"At Bits & Pretzels you can meet the most interesting people from the startup-scene and CXOs in an unique atmosphere."

Björn Fues, CIO @ Apleona

"Bits & Pretzels is always worth a visit to connect with the creative minds behind the current trends in technology. I'm looking forward to the next event."

Dr. Alireza Tavakoli, CDO @ Schunk Group

"As a CIO, attending Bits & Pretzels has been an indispensable experience. This event uniquely bridges entrepreneurship, startups, and digital transformation within the corporate and IT sectors. It's a melting pot of innovative ideas and cutting-edge technologies, offering invaluable insights and networking opportunities that are crucial for staying ahead in the dynamic tech landscape."

Dirk Müller, CIO @ Vivawest Wohnen GmbH

Request your Invitation

The Bits & Pretzels CXO Summit is an exclusive, C-level, invite-only event designed for top executives like you.

Eligibility Criteria:

To request an invitation, please ensure you meet the following criteria:

  • You hold a C-level position such as CEO, CTO, CDO, CIO, or equivalent.
  • Your company generates annual revenues exceeding €50 million.
  • Your company employs more than 100 people.
How to Request Your Invitation:

If you meet the above criteria, we invite you to apply for an invitation. Upon approval, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to purchase your ticket.