Olaf Roeper started his professional career at Ruhr Universität Bochum in the field of graphical data processing and computer-aided design of engineering components. In the 1970s, he was involved in the development of one of the first German CAD systems. His career path then led him to the international engineering and construction sector, initially to a medium-size environment at Uhde GmbH and later as CIO to ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG. Over the years, he has assumed responsibility as a project manager, C-level manager and member of supervisory and advisory boards. Olaf Roeper has over 26 years of experience as a CIO with global responsibilities.
Today, he provides ideas and advice to businesses, focusing on the synchronization of IT and company strategies, as well as innovation management.