Dr.-Ing. Detlev Richter studied Electrical Engineering at Technical University Dresden and Sofia, and achieved his PhD at the Technical University Munich. He worked in various positions in the semiconductor and power electronics industry for over 18 years. He lead the Product Development for semiconductor system-on-chip, volatile and non-volatile memory products as well as power electronic systems. Dr.-Ing. Richter joined TüV SüD with the focus on functional safety for automotive components and systems. He is the Global Head of Industrial and Energy products since 2014 and drives the implementation of Safety and Security Services for SMART Manufactuing and IIoT globally.