Christian Eigler

Corporate CIO, Continental AG

Into the Future: Continental’s IT Transformation

Continental IT chose a path of maximum integration of Digitalisation Concepts within the available core business. This strategy aims to completely transform Processes and Systems and integrate them inside the IT Organisation.

These result in important Fields of Activity: “Transformation of the IT Organisation”, “Agility in Terms of Development and Projects”, as well as “Utilising the Newest Technologies”

 Our Employees cross-functionally consolidate their strengths into “One IT” and remain active driving forces for Innovation and Transformation.

 “IT Business is People Business”


Starting January 1, 2016 Christian Eigler will take over the responsibility as Continental Corporate CIO.

Christian Eigler has served as Automotive CIO at Continental from January 2012 till December 2015.

From 2010 to 2011 he served as Head of Automotive IT Locations and IT Center. From 2005 to 2010 he held several management positions within the Automotive IT organization at Continental. During this timeframe he was also responsible as Regional Information Officer for the integration of IT systems in the context of the merger with Siemens VDO.
From July 1999 to October 2005 he was responsible as Head of IT for a Joint Venture of Continental.