Iris Plöger is a member of the executive board at the Federation of German industries (BDI), where she is responsible for digitalisation, innovation, healthcare, law, competition and consumer policy. Until 2017, she headed the department for digitalisation, innovation and healthcare at BDI. Beforehand, she worked as an expert for industrial property rights, data protection, competition and state aid law in BDI’s law department. Iris Plöger started her career in an international corporate law firm. Throughout the years, she acquired a broad international working experience e. g. in Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney and Brussels.