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Michael Schäfer

Managing Director
Mobility Data Space (MDS)
Participates in 1 Session

Since January 2022, Michael Schäfer is one of the two managing directors for the Mobility Data Space (MDS). Manfred Rauhmeier, Managing Director of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering, acts as MDS ́ founding managing director.

After the Mobility Data Space was successful as a research project last year, it has entered a decisive phase of growth in 2022. Michael Schäfer is in charge of the operational business and the development of the innovative data marketplace.

The qualified electrical engineer looks back on more than 30 years in the IT industry and brings experience in the areas of industrial automation, image processing, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. He has managed numerous major international projects in the course of his career and most recently headed the areas "IIoT Application Factory" and "Business & IT Transformation" of the Global Competency Center at Software AG in Darmstadt. He is member of the German ORACLE User Group (DOAG).

Michael Schäfer on his start as Managing Director: "The Mobility Data Space holds enormous opportunities for society and companies to develop the mobility of the future. I look forward to the challenge of laying the foundations for this together with our partners and great colleagues."

Mr Schäfer is married and has three grown-up children. In his free time, he does mountain biking and skiing. His dream is to learn Arabic to get to know this culture better.

Sessions in which Michael Schäfer participates

Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Dublin
1:45 PM
1:45 PM