Karl Rabes is a founder (Cœur Innovation GmbH) and project manager at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Digital Tech Academy). He holds a doctorate in economics from Prof. Dr. Kathrin M. Möslein at the Chair of Information Systems 1 – Innovation & Value Creation. As a consultant, he supported several major German and international companies in the planning, implementation and control of R&D projects.