In 2017 Christoph Hartung became the head of the “Mobility Services” and “Digital Sales & New Business” areas at Volkswagen. After completing his master’s degree in computer science and his diploma in industrial engineering, Hartung joined the Stuttgart-based manufacturer Daimler in 1999.
Here the IT expert held various positions, including senior manager, Workshop Systems and Retail Integration, and head of IT, Global Service & Parts. From 2013 until 2015, he was head of Customer Management at Mercedes-Benz Cars. Afterwards he was responsible for “Mercedes me” in his role as head of Connected Car. In 2017 Hartung joined Volkswagen, where he is in charge for the digital ecosystem “Volkswagen We”, which includes for example the fully electric car sharing “We Share” or the charging service “We Charge”.