Christoph Prieler

CFO, Enteos, Austria

Bio

Christoph is a true aficionado of the outsourcing and offshoring industry with more than 20 years of experience in executive positions covering different industries and geographies. He has broad experience in general management, consulting positions and entrepreneurial set-ups within the Business Process Outsourcing and off shoring industry and technology start-ups with intense international and cross-cultural background. He served as one of the pioneers in the CEE near shoring industry when helping build up the SSC for IBM Hungary in the year 2000. Subsequently
Christoph moved to Flextronics, where he signed responsible for creating and implementing the company’s global SSC strategy comprising centers
in Mexico, Hungary, India and China. For three years, he lived in India, where he built up Flextronics’ global SSC organization from scratch to
more than 1,000 employees handling back-office functions in a 24×7 environment. Equipped with leading edge experience and methodology for successful off shoring programs, Christoph moved to McKinsey & Company, advising multinational service providers and buyers in Europe on their O&O strategies. In his role as a management consultant he severed as well a North African government to define and execute their strategy to become a preeminent offshoring location, helping to create several thousands of jobs for the industry. He is currently the chief executive officer and owner of a service provider operating in the area of accounting services for SMEs in the German speaking market. Since 2015 he advises as part of the World Bank policy and promotion department governments on their regulatory framework in relation to the off shoring industry. In 2017 Christoph founded technology start-up developing artificial intelligence software for accountants. He is a well-received, challenging speaker at international conferences on Outsourcing and Offshoring and gives regular university lectures on the topic.