Session Chair & Moderator
Dr. Bernd Heinrichs
Bernd Heinrichs is Executive VP and Chief Digital Officer Mobility Solutions at Bosch since October 2017. His focus is on conceptualization, implementation and marketing of new IOT-based business models for the global market. He builds on his experience from the fields of IT, communication, and connectivity, artificial intelligence, and data science, which he collected during his 25-year career.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales from operations of 77.9 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”