New ways to work – Building digital mobility services with IBMs Garage-Factorymodel.
The transformation of the automotive industry is happening and customers are expecting the same digital client experiences from mobility services then the ones they are already used to in their digital ecosystem. The development of these services requires a new approach, that combines agility and user centricity with scalability and stablilty. IBM is adressing this need with the IBM Garage-Factory Framework, enabling digital mobility companies to be innovative like a start up, whilst scaling like an enterprise. During the IBM session we will share hands-on examples of how IBM develops digital mobility services with our partners from ideation to services scaling.
General Manager Global Automotive, Aerospace & Defense Industry, IBM Corporation
Dirk Wollschläger studied mechanical engineering at the university of Hanover before starting his career as a product engineer for an international company in Japan. After his return to Germany he worked as management assistant for an industrial enterprise. In the nineties Dirk Wollschläger occupied various positions as plant manager, division manager and director. From the year 2000 on he worked for PwC Consulting. Here he became partner and consulted customers from the automotive industry. After IBM acquired PwC Consulting in 2003 he took responsibility for the worldwide consulting business for a German car manufacturer. From 2007 on Dirk Wollschläger was in charge of IBMs global business regarding this enterprise. Starting in 2012 he was active as IBM General Manager Global Automotive Industry. From 2012 until 2014 he worked out of Shanghai until Dirk Wollschläger returned to Germany in 2014. Two years later his purview was broadened to include aerospace and defense. To the present day Dirk Wollschläger is responsible for IBM’s global business in these key areas.