Group CIO, Volkswagen AG
Dr. Martin Hofmann is Executive Vice President of the Volkswagen Group and Group CIO at Volkswagen AG since December 2011. Group IT’s objective is to ensure Volkswagen’s digital future of mobility based on exponential development in information technology. Most prominent are the IT Labs in San Francisco, Berlin and Munich, which are considered leading in the field of data science and Machine Learning in the automotive industry. He has a long history at the Volkswagen Group, joining in 2001, where he took charge of Group Procurement Process and Information Management.
Previously, he worked at the international IT company Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) where he served as Executive Director Digital Supply Chain in the United States.
Dr. Hofmann graduated Harvard Business School AMP, has a PhD in engineering from the ETH Zurich and a degree in business computer science and business administration from the University of Mannheim. His interests have always centered around bringing together the fields of engineering and advanced computer science.