Dr. Kerim Galal

ATF Panel Member, Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy & Innovation DEKRA

Curiosity, courage and the will to change drive the egyptian franconia Kerim Galal. At DEKRA he is responsible for the topics of the future – strategy, innovation and digitalisation. His mission is to actively shape the future of DERKA: From vision to action. In this way he and his teams ensure that DEKRA continues to act as a partner for a safe world in the future. In this context he wants to make the Group a pioneer for the “future of mobility” around topics such as “Cyber Security” and “Autonomous Driving”.

This is why “DEKRA Digital” was founded in 2018. The company’s mission is to develop digital, data-driven business – and to implement innovations. With 75 employees at four locations in Europe, “DEKRA Digital” develops new services in the field of digital safety. Together with partners and start-ups, the company works on technologies such as IoT, cyber security and artificial intelligence.

Before joining DEKRA, he worked for McKinsey & Company and completed his dissertation at the EBS in Oeastrich-Winkel. Kerim Galal lives with his wife and two young daughters in Stuttgart.