Maria Beck (1982) is Member of the Executive Board of the German SME Enabling Center “Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Dortmund”, since 2016. Since 2016 she works as Head of Qualification and Knowledge Transfer at EffizienzCluster Management GmbH who is 1 out of 9 project partner at the SME Enabling Center. From 2013 – 2016 she was Co-Founder and Member of the Executive Board of GlobalGate GmbH a corporate learning and development service provider. From 2006 -2013 Maria worked as a research fellow at the chair of Materials Handling and Warehousing at the Technical University of Dortmund (Prof. Michael ten Hompel). She studied logistics at the Technical University of Dortmund (Germany). She holds a diploma in Logistics. Maria Beck focused her work on guiding organizations to drive innovation and digitization. In addition, her focus lies on developing qualification especially blended learning programmes for companies and institutions in logistics and engineering topics as a tool to drive innovations.