With a MSc in automotive engineering, Alex Kraus has over 16 years’ experience in international management and leadership in the field of automotive, e-mobility, automated driving, functional safety and SOTIF, cyber security, homologation and testing. With international exposure to Americas, Asia and Europe he has lived in Germany, Austria and Singapore and developed an extensive network within the industry and governmental institutions globally.
As the Chief Technology Officer at TÜV SÜD based in Munich, his responsibilities include technological strategy, innovation and related investments for TÜV SÜDs global mobility operations covering any required capabilities for providing testing, validation, verification, type approvals, periodical technical inspection and remarketing services.
He is co-Founder of the International Alliance for Mobility Testing and Standardization (iamts), an international initiative among leading organizations to pave the way towards safe, secure and scalable automated and connected driving. Since April 2019 Alex Kraus is the President and Chairman of the iamts Executive Committee. He also is Board Member of the European Technology Chamber Mobility Council.