Peter Pribilla Foundation

A Foundation of the Technical University of Munich.
"We collaborate in a world wide network of knowledge and learning. Our corporate culture is shaped by its diversity of people, cultures, open dialogue, mutual respect, defined goals, and decisive leadership.”

Peter Pribilla, 2003


The Peter Pribilla Foundation was founded in July 2005 as part of the property of the corporate body of the Technical University of Munich. The foundation supports science, research, and academic teaching in the field of innovation and leadership in accordance with the spirit of Peter Pribilla’s ambitions.

Since the official inception of the Peter Pribilla Foundation at the beginning of the year 2006 a network of excellence has been developed, whose members meet several times a year. The activities of the foundation enhances the development of personal contacts between business people and academics with the aim of creating mutual understanding as well as effective influence on a changing world.

Peter Pribilla

Peter Pribilla was member of the executive board of the Siemens Corporation, at last as Head of Corporate Human Resources.

Furthermore, he was one of the most influential partners of the Technische Universität München. Peter Pribilla’s connection to the chair for information, organisation and management goes back to the year 1993 and found its expression in various forms of cooperation, ranging from a multinational research project on the impact of electronic innovations on leadership practice to Peter Pribilla’s long-time function as university lecturer at the TUM.

In appreciation of his great contributions, Peter Pribilla became a honorary professor of the TUM in 1997. Peter Pribilla`s intellectual interests, based on academic studies and his practical experiences of many years, are reflected in the central orientation of the foundation, which was founded in 2005 in his honour: Therefore, the Peter Pribilla Foundation focuses on the fields of innovation and leadership.