Hr. Hans Adlkofer studied electronics with the focus semiconductor technologies. He started his career at National Semiconductor in the marketing department with focus on ASICs for the automotive industry. The next career step was at Giesecke & Devrient to develop secure operating system for smart cards.

Thereafter he moved on to Infineon Technologies (before SIEMENS semiconductor) where he headed an application center for Security and Smart Card ICs. Later he moved to Singapore to head the Business Operation for Security& Smart Card ICs for the Asian market.

In 2003 he took over the responsibility as head for the Business Unit Sensors in Infineon Technologies mainly for the automotive market. Since 2009 he is heading the System Group Activities in the automotive division of Infineon.