Dr. Oliver Grün is President of the European DIGITAL SME Alliance and President of the Federal Association of IT-SMEs of Germany (BITMI), the only information technology industry association which exclusively represents the interests of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in Germany. Since 2013 he is member of the Council of Advisors on Digital Economy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, which gives advice on issues concerning the digital economy and he is also founder and CEO of GRÜN Software AG.

Dr. Grün founded his software house in 1989, which now has 150 employees at six different locations. His company GRÜN develops market-leading industry software as a group of companies, especially for the target groups organizations and associations, donation organizations, education providers, publishers and media houses and the time management. Through additional agency services, the GRÜN Group is also a holistic strategy partner for the digitization of their SME customers and clearly exceeds the solution portfolio of traditional software companies.