Dr. Dirk Werth

Managing & Scientific Director




Dr. Dirk Werth is managing director and founding scientific director of the August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute for digitized products and processes, a private research center focusing on digitization sciences. The institute comprises an interdisciplinary team of 100 people working on digital business and technological research topics and aiming at forethinking the super smart enterprise. A special focus of the center is to bridge the gap between science and industry, transferring research results into market-ready products. Dr. Werth ist also editor-in-chief of IM+io magazine, a leading German professional journal about best & next practices in digitization, management and research.
Prior to that, he worked in various management positions, including Vice President Innovation & Research Consulting at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI).
He has published approx. 200 publications and international articles in professional journals and books and received his doctorate in 2006 under Prof. August-Wilhelm Scheer with a multi-award-winning thesis on collaborative business processes. He holds diplomas in both business administration and computer science.
Dr. Dirk Werth stands for interdisciplinary thinking and working. With his scientific background, he combines high-tech research with ambitious entrepreneurial spirit. With this mindset, he has built up an interdisciplinary and international team that has been working successfully for more than five years in the field of digitizing companies and business models, getting to the bottom of research on Super Smart Enterprises and being a pioneer in the digitization of management consulting.

  • since 2014: Head of August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute
  • 2003-2015: different executive functions at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
  • 2001-2003: scientific assistant at Saarland University


[tplist user=“4″ author_name=“simple“ editor_name=“simple“ link_style=“direct“ tag=“176″ ]