Dr. Ingo Ederer, CEO
Dr. Ingo Ederer (born 1967) is not only the key inventor of our technology but also one of the business founders. From 1999 to 2013 he built up the company into a leading provider of 3D printers for industrial and commercial customers. He was appointed CEO of voxeljet in 2013.
After successfully completing his studies in mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich Dr. Ederer also obtained his doctorate at this university in 2000. He started intensively exploring the field of Additive Manufacturing during his studies. Since then he has become a recognized expert in this area of expertise and has enriched the professional world.
Rudolf Franz, CFO
Rudolf Franz (born 1967) joined the team of founders in 2003 and became one of the larger shareholders of voxeljet. Since 2003 Rudolf has helped growing voxeljet AG from a small engineering business with 10 employees to a global business with 300 employees in 2020. In his role as Chief Operating Officer he focused on marketing and sales, finance and controlling, business development and shared services. Since the IPO on NYSE in 2013 he has been serving as the CFO of our company.
Rudolf Franz studied economics at the University of Augsburg and earned a master’s degree in industrial engineering and management at the Munich University of Applied Science. In 1995 he started his career as an investment manager at Technologieholding VC GmbH where he managed the Munich investment team as a partner of the company two years later. After that Rudolf Franz was the Deputy Managing Director of 3i Group from 2000 to 2002. In this role he was in charge of technology investments in the German-speaking market.