Dr. Michael Bolle
Michael Bolle holds a doctorate in Engineering and has held executive positions at Bosch since 1992 - with an interruption as founder of a high-tech startup from 1999 to 2002. Until 2021, he was Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of Robert Bosch GmbH. During his time at Bosch, Bolle drove the development of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence and connecting the Internet of Things with Artificial Intelligence (AIoT), among other things.
Bolle was named Chairman of the Shareholder Council of the Carl Zeiss Foundation, which is the sole shareholder of SCHOTT AG and Carl Zeiss AG, in January 2022. In order to represent the interests of the Foundation as sole shareholder, he was also elected Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of both SCHOTT AG and Carl Zeiss AG in January 2022.