A qualified bank clerk, Norbert Rotter studied business administration at the University of Paderborn and the University of Limerick, Ireland. In 1995, he began his extensive career at the Bielefeld office of the global audit company KPMG Deutsche Treuhandgesellschaft AG, where he was responsible for audit and advisory services for SMEs and international corporations. Norbert Rotter sat examinations to become a tax advisor in 1999 and a certified German auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer) in 2000.
In 2000, he took up a position as manager at KPMG in New York, where he was responsible for advising German subsidiaries on the U.S. market. In 2004, he qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for the U.S. market.
Norbert Rotter has been a member of the Management Board of NTT DATA Business Solutions AG since January 1, 2008. As CFO, he was also in charge of the M&A division. Since 2008, NTT DATA Business Solutions AG has acquired around 20 companies that have been successfully integrated into the Group. Norbert Rotter has been the CEO of NTT DATA Business Solutions AG since July 1, 2016.