Since May 2008, Gernot Spiegelberg (born 1959) has headed as Vice President Siemens AG’s Lighthouse Project eCar in the company’s central research. Previously, in his role as Executive Vice President and CTO, Spiegelberg bore global responsibility for group Strategy / Technology at Siemens VDO Automotive AG. Spiegelberg holds a doctorate in engineering and an honorary professorship and teaching position at the Technical University of Budapest.
He has held a variety of management positions in industry, including 18 years at Daimler-Chrysler where he was responsible for global advance development in mechatronics. Gernot Spiegelberg is selected as a Rudolf-Diesel-Industry Senior Fellow at the Technical University of Munich since July 2010. In this capacity, he will examine electromobility issues together with TUM researchers. In Siemens his focus today are smart services in IoT with smart autonomous agents and Industrial Data Space IDS. Parallel he is busy at the University of Skt. Gallen for “disruptive business models” and shares several BoM gremia in automotive and automation domain.