RENÉ SAUER, M.Sc. M.Sc., was born in 1997. He studied industrial engineering and international production engineering and management at the University of Siegen. Since 2019, he has been a Research Associate and since 2021 Group Lead Data-based Business Models at the Chair of International Production Engineering and Management (IPEM), University of Siegen. He is writing his Ph.D. thesis in the field of using artificial intelligence for management decisions in production management.