Jan Brecht

Chief Information Officer (CIO), Daimler AG

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Jan Brecht has served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Daimler since 2015, with global responsibility for IT across all divisions, brands, and markets. Under his management, the IT Strategy “Data is the new Oil” was set up in 2016.

From 2009 to 2015, he worked for the adidas Group, lately as CIO & Head of Global Supply Chain, combining the IT and logistics responsibilities. Previously he had already worked at Daimler since 1997.

Jan Brecht holds a diploma in electrical/communications engineering from the University of Karlsruhe. He also received the international “Tripartite” degree from the Universities of Southampton and ESIEE Paris.