Stefan Schumacher

Director Automotive
IBM Corp.


Stefan Schumacher has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and the industrial sector. He started as a mechanical engineer, started his own business on industrial multimedia projects, moved on to a business consultancy for business strategy work and advanced as the head for ebusiness consulting. In 2001, he moved to IBM to get closer to client projects for large scale business transformations driven by new technologies. Since 2010 he has been working on Connected Vehicle and New Mobility in various business consulting and business development roles. In 2019 he became the Head of Strategy and Solutions in IBM´s Global Automotive, Aerospace & Defense Industry. Stefan has been personally engaged with Automotive companies around the globe to drive their digitalization agenda and implement innovative mobility solutions.