Dr. Engelbert Wimmer is the founder and CEO of the agile management consultancy and investment company e&Co., focused on the automotive industry. He is a versatile entrepreneur, very passionate about innovation – he is a visionary thought leader and book author with his latest publication “The In-Car-Nation Code”, centered on the digital transformation of the automotive and mobility world.For more than 20 years he has been advising the international manufacturing industry (mainly automotive and aerospace companies) – currently in particular on issues of digitization and the agilisation of organization and management. His expertise in digital transformation, organisational development, change management, product concept and development processes, sales and after-sales, IT strategy, and globalisation in R&D mean that he is greatly in demand among companies in transition. He is a recognised authority on the deep-running differences between European and Asian carmakers and their supply networks, and his regular publications, keynotes and lectures underline his role as a thought-leader. He also has mentorship roles at several acceleration programs with focus on mobility and transport (e.g. startupbootcamp in Berlin).Before founding e&Co., Dr. Engelbert Wimmer was in leading functions at several international management consultancies (e.g. Horváth & Partners, PA Consulting, PWC), with a strong focus on the automotive and manufacturing practice. The Austrian Entrepreneur & Consultant studied engineering with a specialization on telematics at Graz University of Technology and received his doctorate in philosophy from Bremen University.