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About Thomas Bierhoff


Head of Technology, Atos in Germany and member of the Scientific Community

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bierhoff holds a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering and information technologies and has over 18 years of working experience in R&D ranging from academic and applied research up to industrial product and solution development. Since 1998 he has hold different roles in various companies and entered Atos in 2011 as a head of an R&D Team at Atos research lab C-LAB. In 2015 he took over the head of technology for the Atos business unit Civil and National Security being responsible for innovative technology and solution portfolio development. Since 2016 he leads in parallel a global Atos investment program for strategic technology portfolio and offering development in the domain of digital transformation of industrial field services and operations. Dr. Thomas Bierhoff has published more than 40 journal- and conference papers and holds six patents. He is member of the Atos Scientific community since 2012 and leading corporate research and technology activities for Augmented and Mixed Reality.




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Articles posted by Thomas Bierhoff

Digitizing the field service business with next generation technology

A key sector to benefit from the new world of connected manufacturing is Field Services, an industry that will be worth 3.61 Billion USD by 2021. It’s an area ripe with opportunity as manufacturers will always need to maintain and optimize their resources. Executed well, field service businesses can keep machine downtime to a minimum, driving…

How smart data is fuelling Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is upon us – a vision for how smart manufacturing is transforming how we create and service machines. These could be parts of planes, trains, vehicles or even wind turbines; and through smart management and innovative use of data, fleet managers and field service workers are able to uncover new insights into the performance of these powerful…