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Alexander Gerfer

Alexander Gerfer

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH

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About this Speaker

CEO of the Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG CTO of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Gruppe

Alexander Gerfer is Chief Technology Officer of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group, one of the largest European manufacturers of electronic and electromechanical components with a number of about 7,300 employees. The company is based in Waldenburg, Munich, Berlin and Barcelona and operates research and development sites in Silicon Valley, Dallas and Shenzhen.

The graduate engineer (FH) in electrical engineering learned his subject from the very start as a radio and television technician. Alexander Gerfer completed his studies as a graduate engineer (FH) at the Rheinische Fachhochschule in Cologne. He is also the author of many technical articles and publications in the field of industrial electronics, author of the technical publication "Trilogy of Inductors" and co-author of various other technical works as well as holding numerous patents.

In the company Würth Elektronik eiSos he is a man of the first hour, founded the product development as well as the quality management. His ambition is to communicate technical contents to the user of electronic components in a comprehensible way and without unnecessary ballast. Numerous new products and innovations are based on his constant search for more efficient components.

Today, the Rhineland-born entrepreneur is responsible for the product strategy of Würth Elektronik eiSos and hence for product management, quality control, supply chain management, research and development. Alexander Gerfer also travels internationally as a highly demanded key speaker, lecturer and promoter of innovative start-ups.