+10 yrs. management experience in industry and consulting with focus on disruptive technologies and businesses in automotive, telco, consumer electronics and entertainment. Simon has a network of 12,000 on LinkedIn and has been listed as Top 40-under-40 in the German automotive industry.
As Head of Business Innovation at ATU (German automobile service provider with over 1 billion turnover) he is leading digital projects on connected car, internet of things and big data. In various projects consulted companies such as Accenture, T-Mobile, Mercedes Benz, Universal Studios, LG Electronics and Bosch. Multinational business focus with assignments in Canada, China, Poland, Singapore, Spain and USA.
Besides the academic degrees of Ph.D. and Diplom-Kaufmann at the University of Muenster, additional executive programs at the University of California Berkeley and the INSEAD Business School focusing on digital strategy, innovation and business models.