Top Speaker 2021
Motorworld Böblingen/Region Stuttgart, 18. November 2021
Sajjad Khan has been a Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG since November 1, 2019 and in this function responsible for all divisions of CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services, Electric).
Sajjad Khan was born on October 30, 1973, in Karachi, Pakistan. Having completed a master’s degree in Information & Communication Technology, specializing in product engineering and following first international projects in the industry, Sajjad Khan joined DaimlerChrysler AG in 2001. There he worked on various projects in the field of infotainment before transferring to the materials purchasing department in 2004, where he procured electronic components for cars.
Sajjad Khan moved to Magna in 2007, where he gained experience as director of the e-car and electronics unit and also worked in global procurement.
From 2011 to 2015, he worked for BMW Group AG, where he ultimately became Vice President, responsible for the Connected Drive system worldwide.
Sajjad Khan took over the responsibility for Digital Vehicle & Mobility as Vice President at Daimler AG in spring 2015. Since June 2017 he has also been working as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of CASE.
Since October 2018 Sajjad Khan leads the whole CASE organization.
Dr. Dirk Walliser
Dr. Dirk Walliser has been with ZF since September 2018 and heads Central Research and Development at the company. Prior to that, he held various positions at the Eberspächer Group, the MBtech Group and Daimler AG. Dirk Walliser has a doctorate in physics.
After studying industrial engineering Bahns started 1995 at Fraunhofer Institute. Since 1998 Consultant at debis Systemhaus. Until 2007 head of Consulting und Business Development at Industry Line Automotive, T-Systems. 2008 Global Director Automotive & Aerospace at Hewlett Packard, worldwide responsibility for industry strategy and Automotive Enterprise Service business in Central Europe. Since 2016 head of business area Connected Mobility at T-Systems International GmbH.
Christoph HartungChristoph Hartung
Since January 1, 2021, Christoph Hartung has been President of ETAS and Chairman of the Board of Management. Prior to that, he held various positions at the Robert Bosch GmbH, Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG. He studied Industrial Engineering and Management Science and holds a Master of Science in Computer & Information Science.