Dr. Jörg Saße

Associated Partner, MHP – Management- und IT-Beratung GmbH


Autonomous Driving and the Digital Transformation of the Automotive Industry – What is important now?

Autonomous driving as mega-trend is driving the automotive industry massively. However, autonomous driving is not just another technology leap combined with the massive use of data and innovative IT technologies, but above all the enabler for new business models and mobility services. All of these topics will change the established automotive manufacturers and the traditional automotive processes from research & development to aftersales, sometimes until the disruption.

The presentation looks at the different approaches to autonomous driving, the dynamics of current market players, the technology stack with new and expanded technologies, and the resulting changes in automotive value-added processes.


Since 2018, Dr. Joerg Sasse has been Associated Partner at MHP Management and IT Consulting in Ludwigsburg and responsible for the Portfolio Development Autonomous Driving

Dr. Sasse studied mechanical engineering at Chemnitz University of Technology. After obtaining his PhD in expert systems, he led at Daimler subsidiary debis Systemhaus for 8 years IT projects for the R&D department at DAIMLER.

Following this, he was responsible at Telekom subsidiary T-Systems for the global business activities for the development and production departments at DaimlerChrysler in various sales and account management functions. From 2009, he led the automotive sales department at Systems Integration division.

In 2011, he moved to the strategic business area Connected Car within the Group and took over the sales and service management for platform and aftermarket services, most recently as vice president of Connected Mobility.