Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) - A research study in Designing Humane AI Solutions   AAIH President to deliver Keynote Address on Gen AI at the 20 th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on June 7th.  AAIH President, Dr. Anton Ravindran, and AAIH Founding member & Fellow Prof Liz Bacon have been invited to speak at the MENA ICT Forum 2023 which will be held at the Dead Sea Jordan on November 20th and 21st 2024 under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II. Dr. Anton Ravindran has been an invited speaker previously at the MENA ICT Forum in 2022, 2020 and 2018.

Prof. Richard Geibel

Fellow & Founder Member
Richard C. Geibel is the Managing Director of the scientific E-Commerce Institute. He holds a professorship in Business Administration and Scientific Work at “IU International University” in Germany. He works in “Dual Studies” at the Cologne location of IU, which is the largest university in Germany with over 100,000 students from over 180 countries and more than 200 study programs. In addition to his regular academic career as a professor at IU, he was awarded the academic title “Professor Honoris Causa” by the East European University, Tbilisi, Georgia for outstanding academic achievements and special services to the university.


  • 2023 – today

Professor for „Business Administration and Scientific Work” 2023 – today
at IU International University

  • 2018 – Taday

Director E-Commerce Institute 
o Head of „International Scientific Practical Conference (ISPC)”
o Development of scientific business concepts

  • 2018 – 2022

Professor for „Business Administration and Business Management“ 
at Hochschule Fresenius – University of Applied Sciences
o Dean of several master’s degree programs (German and English) 2015 – 2022
o Academic director of ten bachelor’s and master’s programs

  • 2012 – Today

Foundation and support of as an Incubator  and Accelerator with 100 Start-ups in Cologne and Dusseldorf

  • 2007 – 2011

Head of the EXIST III funding program with EUR 1.1 million by 
the BMWi at the University of Cologne for the promotion of start-ups

  • 2001 – 2007

Managing Director of KarstadtQuelle Financial Services GmbH,  a joint venture of the KarstadtQuelle Group and the ERGO Group with a balance sheet total of 440 million euros

  • 2000 – 2001

Co-founder and board member at start-up Matchbid AG financed  with 6 Mio. EUR Venture Capital

  • 1993 – 1999

Consultant at the Consulting and Software company ExperTeam AG 

  • 1988 – Today

Managing Partner Geibel GmbH Informatik und Wirtschaftsberatung 


 Professor Honoris Causa, East European University, Tbilisi, Georgia 2023
 Guest Professor, Changchun University of Finance & Economics, China 2019
 Full Professor, Appointment by the State of Hesse, Germany 2013
 PhD, University of Cologne, Germany (Dr. rer. pol.) 1987 – 1992
 Visiting Research Scientist, Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA 1989 – 1990
 Diploma, RWTH Aachen, Germany (Diplom-Informatiker) 1981 – 1986