Dr. Johann Prenninger studied Industrial Electronics at the Technical University Vienna / Austria. He made his PhD in Mechatronics, Automation and Robotics in 1993. Until 1999 he worked as executive manager of an industrial research company. After joining BMW he worked in various management functions in production automation, R&D and aftersales. Since 2006 he works in the electric/electronics process chain developing advanced analytics and machine learning applications with on- and off-board vehicle and mobility services data. He is currently focusing on enhancing BMW's connected drive technology.