VP & HEAD OF ROBOTICS AT FESTO, FORMER VP CONSUMER DRIVEN ROBOTICS KUKA AG
With robotics and automation playing growing roles in the modern warehousing and logistics environment, innovators like Dominik Bösl are helping to push the movement further along the maturity curve. Graduating with a degree in computer science from the University of Augsburg and an MBA degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Bösl started his career at Siemens, where he helped establish the foundations for today’s mobile ecosystem. Prior to his current role as Head of Robotic Futures at Festo, Bösl worked at KUKA Group, where he was responsible for Innovation and Technology Management. As one of eleven KUKA Technology Owners, Bösl defined the group’s strategy on apps, cloud, and IoT. In 2012, he became Corporate Innovation Manager for KUKA, where he was responsible for all innovation efforts for the whole KUKA group.