CTO, KUKA AG, Germany

Dr. Bernd Liepert is the CTO of KUKA AG, a world leading manufacturer of Industrial robots.

Dr. Liepert earned his diploma in mathematics in 1990 from the University of Augsburg and has since then worked in changing positions for KUKA.


From 1990 to 1996 Dr. Liepert worked as mathematician and developer at KUKA Schweissanlagen + Roboter GmbH before he took charge as head of development of the newly founded company KUKA Roboter GmbH. From 1998-1999 he was a member of KUKA Roboter GmbH Board of Management, responsible for development and design. From 2000-2009 he was the CEO of KUKA Roboter GmbH. Since 2010 he is the CTO of KUKA AG, responsible for technology and development of the whole KUKA group.


Since 2012 Dr. Liepert is president of euRobotics AISBL – the European Robotics Association. In this capacity he has been leading the European robotics community and representing it at high political levels.