Board of Trustees

Dr. Viola Prinzessin von Hohenzollern †
(Founding chairwoman)

Prof. Dr. med. Gustav J. Dobos
Owner of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach endowment chair for Naturopathy, University Duisburg-Essen and manager of the Clinic for Naturopathy and Integrated Medicine, Medical Center Essen-Mitte

Dr. Otmar Franz
Chairman of the management board
RKW Rationalisation and Innovation Center of the German Economy (RKW)

Ronald Geiger
Chief Information Officer
Linde AG

Prof. Dr. Karl-Hans Hartwig
Manager of
Institute for Transport Science of the Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Herrmann
Ruhr-University Bochum
Institute for Labor Science (IAW)
Chair for Information and Technology Management (IMTM)

Norbert Hüsson
Hüsson FGB GmbH

Marcus Kottmann
Manager Strategic Projects
Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen Bocholt Recklinghausen

Wolfgang Miehle
Deputy Chairman of the
Nordrhein-Westfälischen Handwerkstages

Johann Philipps
Philipps GmbH & Co. KG

Prof. Dr. phil. Joachim Zülch
Faculty for Mechanical Engineering at the Ruhr-University Bochum
Chair for Industrial Sales Engineering

iAi Bochum Institute for Applied Innovation Research e.V. · Chairman Prof. Dr. Bernd Kriegesmann
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Scientific Institution of
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Ruhr Universität Bochum