Chairman of the Executive Board, Bosch Software Innovations GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Rainer Kallenbach has been Chairman of the Executive Board of Bosch Software Innovations GmbH since January 1, 2014. He has direct management responsibility for product development, business development, sales & marketing as well as HR, finance & controlling.


Rainer Kallenbach has held a number of different executive posts at Robert Bosch GmbH in research & development as well as sales in Germany and Mexico. In his more than 25 years with the Bosch Group, he has shaped the development of complex and highly connected embedded systems in the automotive sector. From 2000 to 2002, he was co-founder and co-director of what is now Bosch Engineering GmbH. From 2003 to 2011, he was on the executive management board of the Bosch Automotive Electronics division. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of the global Bosch IT organization, with responsibility for the technology and security of data processing.


He studied technical cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart and completed his doctoral thesis on modeling and simulation of mechanical and mechatronic systems.


Rainer Kallenbach was born in 1958 in Mannheim, Germany, and is married with three grown children. He enjoys jazz concerts, theater, opera, and art exhibits, and is also a passionate amateur photographer.