Dirk Abendroth

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Dr. Dirk Abendroth

Curriculum Vitae

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1975
  • Born in Hamburg, Germany
1995 - 2000
  • Studied Electrical Engineering (Digital Communication Systems) at the Technical University Hamburg, Germany
  • Diploma/Master
2000 - 2004
  • Researcher and Lector at Technical University Hamburg , Germany,
  • PhD in Digital Communication
2004 - 2008
  • Development engineer at BMW AG in Munich: function development and calibration
2008 - 2011
  • Various management positions at BMW AG in Munich: powertrain strategy, powertrain design, benchmarking and prototypes
2011 - 2014
  • Director of  software development and system integration electric powertrain
    • 2011 - 2012 for BPCE (BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification)
    • 2013–2014 for BMW AG in Munich
2014–2016
  • Head of process chain Powertrain BMW i, BMW AG in Munich
2016–2018
  • VP of Autonomous Driving and Powertrain, Byton, Santa Clara, U.S.A., and Nanjing, China
  Continental AG, Hanover, Germany
since January 1, 2019
  • CTO Continental AG, Automotive
additionally since April 1, 2019
  • Member of the Automotive Board of Continental AG