Board of Trustees

According to the statutes, the Board of Trustees is the supreme body at the FZI. Renowned experts from science, research and politics form the Board of Trustees and support the FZI's Board of Directors in their tasks. The Trustees determine principles for the work at the FZI and advise the FZI on strategic long-term development, technology transfer and the safeguarding of scientific excellence.

  • Chairman: Ministerialdirigent Günther Leßnerkraus, Head of Section in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Auer, Steinbeis-Stiftung, Stuttgart
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Beyerer, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation, Karlsruhe
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Boll-Westermann, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg
  • Richard Einstmann, Bechtle GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe
  • Dr. Jan-Henning Fabian, ABB Corporate Research Center in Germany, Ladenburg
  • Prof. Dr. Holger Hanselka, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe
  • Dr. Jakob Karszt, CyberForum e.V., Karlsruhe
  • Ministerialrat Dr. Erasmus Landvogt, Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Bonn
  • Dr. Caroline Liepert, State Ministry of Baden-Wuerttemberg for Sciences, Research and Arts, Stuttgart
  • Prof. Hans-Peter Mengele, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK), Karlsruhe
  • Peter Rasper, SAP AG, Walldorf
  • Dr. Simone Rehm, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Ralf Schneider, ISB Institut für Software-Entwicklung und EDV-Beratung AG, Karlsruhe
  • Harald Schöpp, Visteon Electronics Germany GmbH, Karlsruhe
  • Dr. Sandra Schulz, MTU Aero Engines AG, Berlin
  • Ministerialrat Dr. Alexander Tettenborn, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Berlin
  • Gustav Tuschen, Daimler Buses EvoBus GmbH, Neu-Ulm
  • Prof. Dr. Dorothea Wagner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe
  • Dirk Wittkopp, IBM Germany, Böblingen
  • Alf Henryk Wulf, GE Power AG, Mannheim

(as of November 2016)