boris-otto-foto.1024x1024Prof. Dr. Boris Otto, born 1971 in Hamburg, Germany, holds the Audi-endowed Chair for Supply Net Order Management at TU Dortmund University and he is Director of the Department Information Management & Engineering at the Fraunhofer IML. His research fields are Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Information Management & Engineering, Enterprise Data Quality Management, Business Engineering and Electronic Business and Enterprise Systems.


Prior to his current positions, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, SAP and the Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) in Stuttgart (Germany). In 2012, he completed his habilitation at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) in the field of Enterprise Data Quality Management. He received a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart and holds a Dipl.-Ing. oec. degree from the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg (Germany). In 2011 he spent a year abroad as a research fellow at the Tuck School of Business at Darmouth College in the US.

Boris Otto is member of the Scientific Advisory Board of eCl@ss, one of the leading product classification standards. Since 2013, he is partner at Business Engineering Institute St. Gallen AG.