Dr Ralf Wintergerst

Dr Ralf Wintergerst

Ralf Wintergerst is president of the German digital association Bitkom. 

Alongside his role at Bitkom, Wintergerst is Chairman of the Management Board of Giesecke+Devrient (G+D). 

Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of secunet Security Networks AG (Essen, Germany) and President of the Board of Directors of netcetera AG (Zurich, Switzerland). 

Wintergerst studied business administration and holds two master’s degrees – one in management and the other in politics philosophy and economics (PPE). He earned his doctorate at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich with a thesis on corporate governance and management.