Bernd Grohmann



Bernd Grohmann

Executive Vice President and CTO
eQ-3 AG

Bernd Grohmann

Bernd Grohmann is the Executive Vice President (Vorstand) and CTO of eQ-3 AG, responsible for the OEM plus large accounts business and Strategy for the group. According to industry analysts, eQ-3 is the European Smart Home market leader based on the installed base of whole home solutions and a Pioneer with IPv6 based Smart Home products. Grohmann provides the rare combination of market expertise and being a technical thought leader with over 30 years of experience in TCP/IP.

Before joining eQ-3 AG, Grohmann was Vice President Products at Zensys, the original maker of Z-Wave, where he was responsible for the Z-Wave alliance in its early days. At Danish industry group Danfoss A/S, Grohmann was leading the Communication Technology Center, a think tank supporting all 26 business divisions. In addition, he greatly contributed to the standardization work, e.g. within IEEE802.15.4, as a Working Group Chair in the ZigBee alliance and as one of the initiators of the 6LoWPAN initiative of IETF.

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