Managing director


Bernd Heinrichs is since August 2013 Managing Director IoT (Internet of Things) of Cisco EMEAR (Europe Middle East Africa Russia) and was previously since August 2011 Managing Director Borderless Networks, Cisco Central Europe.

Bernd Heinrichs has about 25 years of professional experience in the high tech communications market, and has been working for Cisco since 2008, at various positions.

During his PhD studies at RWTH Aachen he was actively involved in early research on Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol and Asynchronous Transfer Mode protocols,followed by running several hardware and software engineering projects at Ericsson.

Bernd Heinrichs did his PhD studies at Rhine-Westphalia Institute of Technology Aachen, the largest technical university in Germany.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.