CIOmove@Schwarz IT on June 27, 2024

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Rendering of the new Schwarz Digits campus | Source: Schwarz IT

Just before summer vacation, we have an exciting CIOmove for you to join: Christian Müller, CEO of Schwarz IT (see photo), and his colleagues will give us a unique insight into the IT of the Schwarz Group. Or as Schwarz IT would put it: “A lively spirit, exciting innovations, great IT solutions and decades of experience in retail with Lidl and Kaufland”.

Schwarz IT manages the entire digital infrastructure and software solutions for all users of its retail divisions Lidl and Kaufland, Schwarz Produktion and the environmental services provider PreZero. For a look behind the scenes and a deep dive into current Schwarz IT projects, CIOmove and Schwarz IT cordially invite you to the FORUM Bildungscampus Heilbronn on June 27.


  • 1:30 pm: Arrival, accreditation and snacks
  • 2:30 pm: Welcome by Christian Müller (Schwarz IT) and Volker Martens (CIOmove)
  • 3:00 pm: Keynote: “Digitalization as a competitive advantage in IT” by Christian Müller, Chairman of the Board of Schwarz IT KG and Co-CEO of Schwarz Digits
  • 3:30 pm: Keynote: “Presentation IPAI* – Innovation Park Artificial Intelligence” by Tim Roder, Head of Business Development IPAI Management GmbH*
  • 3:50 pm: Coffee break
  • 4:10 pm: Keynote: “The Cloud Transformation of the Schwarz Group” by Robin Hermann, Managing Director STACKIT Product & Go2Market
  • 4:40 pm: Keynote: “Why failed SW projects can still lead to success” by Yvonne Vogt, Member of the Management Board of LIDL Stiftung & Co. KG
  • 5:10 pm: Wrap Up, Volker Martens (CIOmove)
  • 5:30 pm: Walk to the dinner location
  • 6:00 pm: Dinner at the Ratskeller restaurant (approx. 650m from the Bildungscampus)
  • 9:00 pm: End of the event

* IPAI: Probably the most ambitious project for applied artificial intelligence in Europe is currently being created in the north of Heilbronn. A unique, innovation-promoting ecosystem as a platform where different partners come together to work on future-oriented AI solutions.

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We are looking forward to seeing you!

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