Torsten Ulrich studied economics at the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim. After several years as corporate customer advisor in the banking industry and his subsequent position as investment manager in venture capital, he switched in 1999 to the Stuttgart Stock Exchange. His responsibilities included marketing, sales and stock exchange systems. Since the creation of their own data distribution at the Stuttgart Stock Exchange in 2002, Torsten Ulrich was responsible for information products. As managing director he focused, between 2013 and 2015, exclusively on the growth of this in the meantime established core business in the Stuttgart Stock Exchange Group. In July 2015, Torsten Ulrich switched to WM Gruppe. As managing director, he is responsible for the divisions WM Datenservice and information technology.