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Dr. Bernd Liepert

CEO & Founder
more_about_robots GmbH

Professional Career

• 1990 – 1999 different positions at KUKA R&D department, Augsburg • Development of the world's first PC-based robot controller KR C1

• 2000 – 2009 CEO KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg • Building KUKA Roboterinto one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial robots

• 2010 – 2015 Chief Technology Officer KUKA AG • Development and responsibility of a group-wide technology roadmap based on a detailed megatrend analysis

• 2015 – 2019 Chief Innovation Officer KUKA AG, Augsburg • Development and implementation of use case driven innovation management

• Since 2019 CEO Bernd Liepert more_about_robots GmbH, Meitingen • Consulting for SMEs and start-ups in the field of human-robot collaboration; Coaching for series launches of robot products and development of HRC applications

Scientific activities and committee work

• President euRobotics AISBL – the European Robotics Association

• Member of the Board of Trustees Fraunhofer IFF • Member of the Advisory Board FHG Lead Project SWAP

• Member of the Supervisory Board of MBA UNA

• Cofounder AIR HEALTH association


• Dipl.-Math. (Univ.) University of Augsburg, 1990

• Dr.-Ing. E.h., Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg, 2011