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Dr. rer. nat. Berthold Schmidt

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Member of the Managing Board of TRUMPF SE + Co. KG

Responsible for Corporate Technology & New Business and for the areas of EUV, Electronics, Photonic Components, Venture Capital and New Sectors. 

Born in 1968 in Würzburg. Studied physics at the University of Würzburg and earned his doctorate at the Technical University of Munich.

In 2013, joined TRUMPF Laser Marking Systems in Grüsch, Switzerland, in the Research and Development department.

2015: Director of the Central Department of Corporate Research at TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen.

2016: CEO of TRUMPF Photonics Inc. in Cranbury, NJ (USA).

2017: Also CTO of TRUMPF Laser Technologie GmbH, Ditzingen.

From 2020 to 2023, CEO of TRUMPF Photonic Components GmbH, Ulm.

Headquarters building of TRUMPF in Ditzingen, Germany
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