Head of the Office for Digitalisation, Organisation and IT at City of Stuttgart | Germany"Simplicity can be reduced to 2 things. Determine the essentials, leave out everything else." Thomas Bönig focuses on this motto in his work as Head of the Office for Digitalisation, Organisation and IT at the city of Stuttgart. However, he has not only been Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer since June 2022; he also previously held these positions at the city of Munich. There, he was also an IT officer, the first plant manager of it@M and the first managing director of digital@M, a consulting company of the city of Munich. Thomas can also look back on 20 years of professional experience in the private sector in medium-sized companies in the environment of financial service providers as well as a degree in technical computer science at the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.