Jürgen Sturm is native from Regensburg in Bavaria and joined Texas Instruments as Director for Governmental Relations EMEA in September 2014. Prior to this Jürgen worked as Secretary General for ELC respectively LightingEurope and the Global Lighting Association for 5 years. His educational background is Law and he is a graduate from Passau University School of Law from 1992. He holds an LL.M. in International and European Law of the University of Aberdeen (2001), as well as a Diploma in Hispanic Studies of the University of Salamanca (1994). Jürgen was active in senior positions for two other European trade associations between 2001 and 2009. Since its foundation in 2015, Jürgen is a member of the management board of the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI).