Konrad F. Kaschek

General Manager at Bosch Cluj Factory

After developing first high speed digital data acquisition systems for large scale plasma physics experiments, the German physicist joint the technology giant BOSCH.

Starting as head of early Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) activities, he later contributed over decades in leading managment functions to performance and growth of BOSCH as a high tech company with real global footprint.

As President of Automotive Electronics Div. Robert Bosch Corp. Tokyo-Shibuya/Japan, he was responsible for Sales, Engineering and Manufacturing – serving all Japanese OEM Car companies globally.

Having a lot of international experience with new green field sites and still a digital frontier with manufacturing passion – Konrad is establishing now a new high automation plant for BOSCH Automotive Electronics, prepared and ready for the future markets of IoT – just right here in Cluj.

Konrad is a longterm fan and contributor to Open Source until today. Based on this experience he introduced LINUX as server OS to BOSCH advanced software labs and automation environments starting already from 1992 on.

Konrad holds a Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat.) in physics of the University of Hannover/Germany.