Bernd Groß is CTO of Software AG and CEO of Cumulocity GmbH, a Software AG company and the world's leading independent Internet of Things (IoT) software platform provider based in Düsseldorf, Germany. With nearly 25 years of international experience in the IT industry and in management positions, including in the UK, Finland and Silicon Valley, USA, Bernd Groß is one of Germany's pioneers and thought leaders in the areas of digitization, cloud computing, the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.
Born in Düsseldorf, he co-founded Cumulocity in 2012 as part of a management buy-out of Nokia Siemens Networks. Prior to that, Bernd led innovation management and technology rollout projects at Nokia Siemens Networks in Silicon Valley. Bernd completed his master's degree in information and communications technology with an MBA from London Business School.