Since 2015, Dr. Ulrich has been the Chief Innovation Officer at Evonik Industries AG where he joined in 2001 as President BU Aerosil and Silane. In 2008, he then became President BU Coatings and Additives.
From 2001 until 2007, Dr. Ulrich worked at SKW Nature Products as VP Global Sales M&S and worked at A.T Kearney Management Consultants in Munich between 1993 to 1997.
He started his career in 1987 as an Assistant Professor for Bio-Inorganic Chemistry in Stanford.
Dr. Ulrich holds a Ph.D in Chemistry from TU Munich and a Bachelors Degree of Chemistry from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universtiy.