COO of voxeljet

Rudolf Franz was born in 1967 in Friedberg/Bavaria, Germany, has served as voxeljet AG Chief Financial Officer since 2013.

Mr. Franz, through his venture fund, Franz Industriebeteiligungen AG, has been one of voxeljet AG shareholders since 2003 and served as voxeljet AG Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to 2013, focusing on building global sales and finance, accounting and administration structures. From 2000 to 2002, he was deputy managing director of 3i Group and responsible for technology investments in the German-speaking market. In 1995, he started as investment manager of Technologieholding VC GmbH and became partner in 1997, where he was responsible for managing the Munich investment team. In 2000 he sold his shares in Technologieholding VC GmbH to 3i Group. Mr. Franz studied political economics at the University of Augsburg until 1994 and industrial engineering at the University of applied science Munich where he earned a master’s degree in 1991.

Panel: Rudolf Franz, Stefan Gabriel, Jason Hart - The Internet of Things