Management team

The management team of Fraunhofer IAO consists of Prof. Wilhelm Bauer, Prof. Katharina Hölzle, Prof. Oliver Riedel, Dr.-Ing. Steffen Braun und Dr.-Ing. Rainer Nägele

 

Wilhelm Bauer

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Bauer had been Executive Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO, Stuttgart from 2013 to 2022.

 

Katharina Hölzle

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. oec. habil. Katharina Hölzle, MBA has been Director of IAT University of Stuttgart and of Fraunhofer IAO since April 2022.

 

Oliver Riedel

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Oliver Riedel has been Executive Director of Fraunhofer IAO since 2023.

 

Steffen Braun

Dr.-Ing. Steffen Braun has been Deputy Director of Fraunhofer IAO since 2024.

 

Rainer Nägele

Dr.-Ing. Rainer Nägele has been Deputy Director of Fraunhofer IAO since 2024.

Heads of Research Units

Stefan Rief

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Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rief

Head of Organisational Development and Work Design Research Unit

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-5479

Rainer Nägele

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Dr.-Ing. Rainer Nägele

Head of Service and Human Resources Management Research Unit

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-5106

Matthias Peissner

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Dr. Matthias Peissner

Head of Human-Technology Interaction Research Unit and Team Leader Interaction Design and Technologies

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-2311

Thomas Renner

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Thomas Renner

Head of Digital Business Research Unit, Team Leader Digital Business and Team Leader Cognitive IoT Applications

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-2417

Moritz Hämmerle

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Dr.-Ing. Moritz Hämmerle

Head of Cognitive Engineering and Production Research Unit

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-2284

Steffen Braun

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Dr.-Ing. Steffen Braun

Head of Urban Systems Engineering Research Unit

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-2022

Sebastian Stegmüller

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Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Sebastian Stegmüller

Head of Mobility and Innovation Systems Research Unit

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-2320

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Daniel Stetter

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Dr.-Ing. Daniel Stetter

Head of Smart Energy and Mobility Solutions and Team Leader Smart Energy Systems

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-2371

Bernd Bienzeisler

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Dr. Bernd Bienzeisler

Head of Cognitive Service Systems Research Unit

Fraunhofer IAO
Bildungscampus 9
74076 Heilbronn

Phone +49 711 970-2088

Katharina Hochfeld

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Katharina Hochfeld

Head of Responsible Research and Innovation Research Unit and Team Leader Corporate Culture and Transformation

Fraunhofer IAO
Hardenbergstr. 20
10623 Berlin, Deutschland

Phone +49 30 6807969-124

Mobile +49 152 09382650

Fax +49 30 6807969-2911

Simone Kaiser

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Simone Kaiser

Head of Responsible Research and Innovation Research Unit and Leader Team Societal Trends and Technology

Fraunhofer IAO
Hardenbergstr. 20
10623 Berlin, Deutschland

Phone +49 30 6807969-122

Mobile +49 152 09382651

Fax +49 30 6807969-2911