Daniel Deparis was born in France in 1974 and studied at the Universities of Lille and Reutlingen. He joined the Daimler Group in 1998 heading Rental Sales, Business Development for smart and founded the smartLab – a smart services incubator.
He founded Daimler’s Urban Mobility Solutions initiative in 2019, and leads an international and diverse team that is shaping intelligent, sustainable mobility for cities and citizens alike. Daniel advocates for corporate social values and believes in the power of data to ensure business for good.
He has lived in the Stuttgart area with his wife and two daughters for 20 years.