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Prof. Klaus Thaler is a Full Professor at the Stuttgart Media University (HdM) in the field of Process Planning and Simulation, Organisation, Logistics and Project Management. He has been a Full Professor at the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin from 1995-2002. Until 1995 he worked at the largest German Applied Research Organisation, Fraunhofer-Institute as a Senior Scientist. He specialises on planning, organizing and optimizing business processes in different branches. He is working on concepts and the application of methodologies for supply and distribution management(SCM), supplier integration, and on computer-integrated solutions with industry. Prof. Thaler holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Thaler, Stuttgart Media University (HdM)
phone: ++(0)711-8923-2131
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Prof. Thaler lectures Business Process Management, Organisation, Project Management , Media Software Applications and Statistics. He is responsible for the use of SAP-Software at Stuttgart Media University. He published books and studies on "Supply Chain Management", "Logistics" and "Workflow-Optimization". In applied Research Projects Prof. Thaler works closely with Industry and is know as Project Manager and Conference Speaker / Chairman "Print Media Future Day 2009", "PROKOM 2010" and "PMFD 2011".

Work Group Memberships

since 09/02        Professor at Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart 
since 02/03        Coordinator SAP software at Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart 
since 04/09        Council Member and Project Manager "Print Media Future Day", HdM
since 04/09        Member Work Group "Industrial Production and Processes"
since 08/13        Member Work Group "Industry 4.0", BITKOM
06/07-02/11       Council Member PROKOM and Chairman PROKOM 2010
06/06-06/07       Council Member "Brand Communication and Media Production"
10/05-10/06       Council Member "Business Integration Forum"
10/01-10/05       Council Member "Enterprise Application Integration Forum"
since 10/96        Member of the International Foundation of Production Research  (IFPR)

since 11/95        Member of Verein deutscher Ingenieure (VDI), Work Group VDI-FML
01/94-10/03       Reviewer International Journal of Production Research (IJPR)
10/95-09/02       Professor at HTW Berlin
1986-1995         Research Manager at Fraunhofer-Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation
11/96-03/00       Ausschuß für wirtschaftliche Fertigung e.V. (Head of Industrial Work Group)
1992-95             Head of Work Group "Hersteller-Zulieferer-Kooperation I", AWF Berlin
1994-95             VDMA-Industrial Work Group "Leiter Arbeitvorbereitung".