As Director for the In-Vehicle UX service, Chris Schreiner leads a service that covers all aspects of the consumer’s interaction with navigation, infotainment and communication inside the vehicle. Chris’s areas of interest also include speech interfaces and driver distraction.
Chris has been in the forefront of examining the user experience in the mobile and automotive environments, and has over 25 peer-reviewed and invited publications. Chris has 15 years of experience in human factors research, and holds a M.A. degree in Cognitive Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Prior to joining Strategy Analytics in 2008, Chris was a Sr. Human Factors Engineer at Motorola Labs where he managed usability testing and conducted research on prototype mobile device applications, and automotive smartphone connectivity. He has also worked as a Human Factors Engineer at OnStar where he led research on driver distraction and designed voice user interfaces for in-vehicle products. He began his career as a Research Associate at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, conducting human factors studies on in-vehicle technologies, specifically navigation systems. Chris has also owned his own consulting firm.
Strategy Analytics has a unique combination of Researchers, Experts and Analytics covering supply side and demand side market dynamics.
Our goal is to support the design and development of winning solutions in the evolving connected device universe. By observing consumers in the context of how technology is being used, the types of experiences they are trying to achieve and the pain-points experienced to get there, we create new opportunities for clients to improve the user experience and to provide better solutions for consumers to adopt in the future. Providing actionable insight and strategic recommendations, our UX Innovation Practice is a leading supplier of user experience knowledge to the technology industry.
Olivier is an experienced global automotive executive with special expertise in Zero Emission Strategy, and Upstream Vehicle Programs. He studied, and started his career in the USA, before moving back to Europe in 1990.
For the past 14 years he has held key management positions with Nissan in Europe.
Since 2009 he is based in Paris and is in charge of Nissan’s Zero Emission Strategy in Europe. He is especially involved in organizing all upstream activities necessary for the successful deployment of the Nissan’s European Electric Vehicle line-up.
Since 2014 he is project manager for the EU-funded TeN-T project “Rapid Charging Network” which will deploy up to 70 EV quick chargers across key corridors in the UK. As part of this project he has created a framework agreement between Renault/Nissan BMW and VW to co-fund the deployment of multi-standard quick chargers. More recently he has been admitted as a member of the newly created EU Sustainable Transport Forum.
Olivier holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Kansas (1985) and a BA in Business, Administration and Finance from the Clermont Business School in France (1984).
Established in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture in 1933, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. currently manufactures vehicles in 20 countries and areas around the world, including Japan. Nissan offers products and services in more than 160 countries and areas worldwide.
Dr. Marc Störing has been counselling on IT and privacy law since 2008. A member of our award-winning technology practice, he has advised some of the world’s largest automotive parts manufacturers, aftermarket operators and motor insurers on telematics and data protection. He has published on legal aspects of disruptive technologies in legal periodicals and IT magazines. Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Marc Störing developed award-winning software.
Osborne Clarke is a European law firm focused on the technology and mobility sectors. Our 650 expert lawyers provide insightful and effective legal services in seven key European markets to meet our clients' advisory, litigation and transactional needs. We help our clients gain competitive advantage in an international business environment that is reshaping to meet new digital, economic, environmental and political challenges. Our aim is to give our clients the advice they need, where they need it in a decisive, efficient, client-focused way. Our plan is simple: focus on building long term client relationships, providing insights and delivering results.
Tom Kirschbaum is founder and COO of ally, an app and platform for data-driven public transport in over 100 cities worldwide. He is responsible for Sales, Business Development and Operations. Tom started his career in banking and switched to being an entrepreneur in 2009, with the establishment of a corporate governance consultancy. In parallel, he founded an eBike distribution startup for municipalities and companies. In 2011, he was co-founder of Waymate, a multi-modal routing platform for flight, train and bus. Tom is also member of the management board and spokesman for Future Mobility in the Federal Association of German Startups. He holds a Ph.D. in corporate law from Bonn and LSE.
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We provide a full ecosystem for new mobility to emerge
We source urban mobility data, even in emerging countries with limited data. ally is building the most complete urban mobility platform.
We provide B2C & B2B solutions for transport companies, providing them with world-class digital products and on-demand mobility solutions.
We process enriched telematic, contextual and sensory data. Based on big-data analytics we optimize transport company’s services.
Thomas Daiber majored in Product Engineering at HFU Hochschule Furtwangen University from 2004 until 2009 and received a scholarship for a MBE Master of Business and Engineering Progamme at the SCMT Steinbeis Center of Management and Technology from 2009 to 1010. During his studies he was employed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, DaimlerChrysler Middle East and the Robert Bosch GmbH. Thomas Daiber has held various positions in the field of sustainable mobility since 2008. He was project manager of the F-Cell development project at Daimler AG and then entered the energy sector as product manager for charging infrastructure at EnBW AG in 2010. After another position as emobility consultant at the Porsche Consulting GmbH he joined Hubject GmbH in March 2013 as Head of Corporate Sales, Marketing and Product Management. In January 2015 he was appointed as CEO of the Hubject GmbH.
Since our founding in 2012 by leading companies from the energy, technology and automotive industry, we have dedicated ourselves to the concept of customer-friendly charging.
We connect charging infrastructures in Europe with our industry-comprehensive business and IT platform and thus provide simple access to charging stations.
We see our platform as a neutral and open pan-European market place that provides an ideal fertile soil for various business models and solutions.
November 2015 – Present: Area Lead - Processes, Application Framework, Consumer Electronics, BMW Car IT GmbH
January 2013 – October 2015: Team Lead - Mobile Application Development BMW Car IT GmbH
January 2008 – December 2012: Software Engineer / Open Source Compliance Manager BMW Car IT GmbH
September 2002 – December 2007: Trainee, BMW AG
BMW Car IT GmbH is a software company focused on the design and development of innovative software for future BMW Group automobiles and motorbikes. The company was founded in 2001, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BMW AG.
BMW Car IT works on both research and development topics, as well as software components in final production. With two locations in Germany: Munich and Ulm, we are positioned to invent, evaluate, and integrate software solutions. We actively shape and adapt to technology trends and market requirements, cooperating closely with universities and software vendors.
Hendrik Frank is HMI concept and project manager at Volkswagen infotainment development. In his role, Hendrik is responsible for App HMI and user experience for mobile apps. This includes HMI concepts, interaction design and prototyping as well as coordinating the HMI concept definition and specification process. Hendrik established the App HMI working field at Volkswagen during his time at Carmeq GmbH, a leading automotive software company. At Carmeq, Hendrik previously worked as HMI Software Designer defining e-mobility HMI concepts for Volkswagen.
In 2008 and 2009, Hendrik immersed in Silicon Valley’s technology culture, working at the Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory in Palo Alto, California. Inventing cutting edge touch screen interaction scenarios and working on mobile service design in automotive contexts.
Hendrik studied Media Production at the Braunschweig University of Art as well as Media Technology and Psychology at the University of Technology in Braunschweig, Germany. He focused on concept and interaction design for mobile services. In his M.A. thesis Hendrik linked the three disciplines media technology, psychology and interaction design by prototyping personalized audio services.
The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. In 2014, the Group increased the number of vehicles delivered to customers to 10.137 million (2013: 9.731 million). The share of the world passenger car market amounts to 12.9 percent.
In Western Europe, more than one in four new cars (25.1 percent) is made by the Volkswagen Group. Group sales revenue in 2014 totaled €202 billion (2013: €197 billion), while profit after tax amounted to €11.1 billion (2013: €9.1 billion).
The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.