Prof. Dr. Volker Gruhn
Chairperson of the Supervisory Board, Chairperson of the Nomination Committee
Prof. Dr. Volker Gruhn (born in 1963) was a co-founder of adesso SE in 1997 and is now the Chairperson of the Supervisory Board. He is Head of the Software Engineering Department at University of Duisburg-Essen. His research focuses on software processes for the development of data-driven and mobile applications as well as cyber-physical systems. Prof. Dr. Gruhn is the author and co-author of more than 450 national and international publications and conference contributions. He is member of the University Council of Leipzig University and member of the board of trustees of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Software and System Technology. Furthermore he is member of the advisory council of the BIPRO initiative. The BIPRO initiative is an association of finance companies that aim to optimize cross-company processes by developing functional and technical standards.
Further mandates in Supervisory Boards: Besides being the chairperson of the Supervisory Board of adesso SE, Prof. Dr. Gruhn is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Staige GmbH, Essen, as well as Member of the Business Council of Borussia Dortmund, Dortmund, and member of the University Council of the University of Leipzig, Leipzig.