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General Management MBA Alumni Portrait - Karl Sagmeister

In the alumni interview Karl Sagmeister, MBA, graduate of the General Management MBA, talks about current challenges, professional success and important future topics for managers.

Ing. Karl Sagmeister, MBA

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"The Corona crisis is about applying agile working methods and questioning business models. I already dealt with both topics in the MBA program."

In the current Alumni Portrait, Karl Sagmeister explains why Schneider Electric was well prepared for the corona-related challenges and why there are no conflicts between his professional and private life.

Ing. Karl Sagmeister, MBA is a graduate of the General Management MBA and has been Managing Director of Schneider Electric Austria Ges.m.b.H. since 2017. The company is leading in the digital transformation of energy management and automation and offers intelligent solutions for private households, building technology, data centers as well as for infrastructure providers and industry.

Read the full interview with the MBA alumnus here.

Online Info-Session General Mangement MBA

Get to know the General Management MBA of the TU Wien and Danube University Krems in our next online info session on August 25, 2020 from 6 pm. Registration via gm-mba(at)

Further information about the MBA course can be found on