Dominik Boesl has been responsible for Innovation and Technology Management at KUKA - market leader in industrial robotics - since he joined KUKA Laboratories in 2011 as Head of Corporate Strategy and Member of the Board.
Since 2012, he works as Corporate Innovation Manager in the CTO Office at KUKA AG and has the responsibility for all innovation efforts for the whole KUKA group. As one of KUKA’s Technology Owners (equivalent to other companies’ Technical Fellows or Distinguished Engineers) he defines the group’s strategy for “Apps & Cloud”.
Dominik Boesl started his career in 1998 at Siemens and helped to establish the foundations for today’s mobile ecosystem by bringing the first UMTS broadcasting cell to market, before joining Microsoft Germany in 2005. At Microsoft, he held various leading positions with national responsibility in developer evangelism. Instead of moving to Seattle and joining Microsoft Corporation at a leading position in program management, he joined the KUKA group.
Dominik Boesl graduated with a diploma in computer science from the University of Augsburg and a MBA degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Besides his career, he has constantly been working as a lecturer at different Universities, within Munich Technical University (TUM), and is author of technical and scientific publications. In his sparetime, he is publishing educational concepts around serious gaming and works as head of a charity organization that maintains AntMe!, one of the world’s most successful serious games.