Automotive Industry Group
CEO, Porsche Digital
Thilo Koslowski is Vice President, Distinguished Analyst and founder of the Automotive practice at Gartner Inc., the largest business and technology strategy advisory company in the world.
Mr. Koslowski is recognized as a global thought leader, futurist and strategic implementer regarding the evolution of the automotive industry, the connected vehicle, the connected driver, consumer needs, mobility innovation and new business models. In his role Mr. Koslowski works with c-level and senior business and technology leaders in the automotive, consumer electronics, Internet, communication and technology industries on the creation and execution of disruptive and successful cross-industry business opportunities. He is also an advisor for venture capitalists and public agencies focusing on a variety of topics including new mobility and transportation concepts, e-Mobility, mobility-as-aservice and multi-modal transportation. Mr. Koslowski’s work spans across the entire automotive value-chain including vehicle-centric information and communication technologies (Vehicle ICT), marketing & sales, distribution of automobiles, customer centricity and the automotive supply-chain.
Before founding Gartner’s Automotive practice in Silicon Valley in 1999, Mr. Koslowski was Lead Consultant in Gartner’s Consulting Practice where he managed global consulting assignments for companies in the automotive and emerging technologies markets. Prior to that, he worked in various marketing and strategy positions for a premium German automaker. Mr. Koslowski graduated from the Technical University (RWTH) Aachen in Germany and holds a master’s degree in Business Studies with majors in Marketing, European Economy and Production Engineering.