Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katharina Klemt-Albert leads the Institute for Construction Management and Digital Engineering at Leibniz University Hanover since 2016. Her focus in research and teaching is on digital transformation and digitalization of the construction industry. In 2001 she received her doctorate with distinction from TU Darmstadt and Northwestern University. For 14 years she held positions of high responsibility at Deutsche Bahn AG, most recently as board member of an international engineering company. She is also founder and CEO of albert.ing GmbH, offering consulting in digitization.