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Join the ecosystem Working towards Global Reference Solutions

You are invited to join forces in harmonizing safety in the autonomous mobility ecosystem.

The Initiative

Meet the speakers Experience Top-Executives and Thought Leaders

The decision makers of the autonomous mobility industry share their insights in keynotes, panel discussions and workshops at The Autonomous Event

Speakers

Global network Connect with the international community

More than 500 representatives from the autonomous mobility industry are gathering at The Autonomous Event in Vienna to discuss the future of safety in autonomous driving.

Speakers Big names, bigger ideas

Speakers at The Autonomous Main Event 2021

Infineon
Chief Executive Officer
Reinhard
Ploss
Infineon
Chief Executive Officer
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Reinhard Ploss has been a member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies AG since 2007 (mandated until 31 December 2022). He has been CEO since October 1, 2012. Reinhard Ploss was born on December 8, 1955, in Bamberg. He studied process engineering at the Technical University of Munich and received his doctorate in 1990. He began his career at Infineon in 1986 (Siemens AG until 1999).

Audi
Vice President Development Chassis, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Autonomous Driving
Thomas
Müller
Audi
Vice President Development Chassis, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Autonomous Driving
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Thomas Müller is Vice President for development chassis, ADAS and autonomous driving at Audi. After working for Mercedes Benz in Brazil, he started his career at Audi in 2001. He worked in the R&D department, headed the braking, steering and driver assistance systems, and “piloted driving”. In November 2016, he was appointed VP for chassis development, taking over in 2018 further responsibility for ADAS and autonomous driving. Since January 2020, Thomas Müller also acts as Executive VP for ADAS and Autonomous Driving in the Car Software Organisation.

Samsung Electronics
Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer
Young
Sohn
Samsung Electronics
Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer
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Young Sohn serves as President and Chief Strategy Officer for Samsung Electronics, and Chairman of the board of HARMAN. He leads Samsung’s strategy for global innovation, investment and new business creation. Young led the $8 billion acquisition of HARMAN. Before joining Samsung, Young served on the boards of Arm, Cymer, and others. Under his leadership, he took PLX Technologies, Synnex Technologies and Inphi public. Mr. Sohn also co-founded the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition addressing global challenges.

POSSER SPIETH WOLFERS & PARTNERS (pswp)
Founding Partner
Benedikt
Wolfers
POSSER SPIETH WOLFERS & PARTNERS (pswp)
Founding Partner
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Benedikt Wolfers is a founding partner of POSSER SPIETH WOLFERS & PARTNERS (pswp), a law firm specialized in national and international regulation for different industries, notably automotive, energy, finance and infrastructure. He has been engaged for many years in the design and approval process for SAE L3 and 4 systems and the development of homologation and road traffic law. He is advising OEMs, semiconductors, tier 1 companies in Europe and the US and has long-standing experience with national and international regulatory bodies and governments.

HERE Technologies
CEO
Edzard
Overbeek
HERE Technologies
CEO
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Edzard Overbeek is CEO of leading location services provider, HERE Technologies. With decades of sales technology experience, Overbeek’s career maps the globe, holding leadership positions at Fujitsu, Siemens and Cisco Systems. Before taking HERE’s helm, Overbeek led Cisco’s Global Services organization, responsible for over $12 billion in revenues. In 2016, Overbeek became CEO of HERE Maps, which has since transformed into HERE Technologies. The company helps democratize global mobility, envisioning to enable an autonomous world for everyone.

Event Location In the heart of Europe

The Autonomous takes place in the Imperial Palace (Hofburg) in Vienna.

Hofburg, Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Vienna
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