Head of Industrie 4.0 at Bitkom
Wolfgang Dorst is Head of Industrie 4.0 at Bitkom. He represents the association as an expert in the PLATTFORM INDUSTRIE 4.0 that is part of the IT Summit of the Federal Government. He is co-founder of the predecessor initiative, which was conducted from 2013-2015 by Bitkom, VDMA and ZVEI. Previously, he was a member of the Authors team of the Working Group Industrie 4.0 at Research Alliance of the Federal Government.
Dorst worked more than 10 years as a market developer for strategic projects in the ICT industry. He led complex projects in Berlin in technological and political regulation and coordinated activities in the energy sector and in the public sector with a longstanding focus on Healthcare. He worked closely with solution partners and engaged themselves already then in the IT Summit. Wolfgang Dorst looks back to more than 30 years of experience in the IT and communications market - many years of which in sales and technical functions. Prior to joining Bitkom he worked at Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Cisco Systems, Amdahl and Digital Equipment. Starting point of the career make apprenticeship as skilled worker and electrical engineering studies.