Christine Wang | Managing Director
Lufthansa Innovation Hub

Christine Wang, Managing Director, Lufthansa Innovation Hub

Christine assumed the position of Managing Director at the Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) - the innovation and corporate venture arm of Lufthansa Group, focusing on Travel & Mobility Tech -on January 1, 2020. Before she held the position of Head of Business Development Asia at LIH in Singapore.
● LIH's aim is to build new businesses and value propositions beyond flying, by expanding across the Travel Chain through partnerships, investments and venture building.
● Christine has extensive experience and knowledge in innovation and entrepreneurship. Prior to Lufthansa Innovation Hub, Christine was the China CEO of an AI start-up in Shanghai and did global strategy at Alibaba in Hangzhou. She also built mobility and consumer start-ups for corporates around the globe as a project leader at BCG Digital Ventures.
● Christine holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master’s Degree in Business and Computer Science from the Technical University of Munich. She is also an avid travel and drone photographer.

Appearances:



World Aviation Festival Day 1 @ 14:40

The digital side of sustainability: Why sustainability is not only about “being green”?

  • Understanding more about the relationship between conscious travel decisions and sustainability
  • Why do the digital aspects of sustainability remain untouched in the travel sphere?
  • How has COVID changed traveller behaviour and made them want more sustainable options?
  • What are the technical solutions with potential to help the industry become more sustainable from a digital perspective?

World Aviation Festival Day 1 @ 16:10

Innovation Panel: How have the relationships with start-ups changed since the pandemic and are we seeing a positive mindset shift or is the silo’d mentality still the main barrier?

  • Have we seen a more welcoming industry approach to new companies throughout the pandemic?
  • How has the lack of capital impacted the industry’ ability to attract new companies into the aviation and travel space?
  • Who are the latest start-ups emerging to help aviation with emerging trends such as sustainability, mobility, subscriptions models and retailing?
  • What are the challenges of gettting people within airlines and airports to adopt new ideas rather being too insular?
  • How is the industry now balancing the risks and the opportunities of working with new and emerging companies?
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