Ulf is a future thinker, learning innovation expert, founder of mindful-leaders.net, serial entrepreneur, and Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning at the largest Uni in BaWü. In 2011 he was asked by the minister of higher ed to join the university as founding Vice-President and served until 2017 in this position. Afterwards he launched NextEducation, today the university’s largest research group on future education. IN 2021 he was called to be Scientific Director of a new future learning laboratory at the Karlsruhe Institut of Technology. Ulf has delivered keynotes and been speaking to audiences in more than 45 countries. He is author/editor of more than 13 books and about 200 scholarly articles with over 4500 academic citations.