Passau, March 15, 2021—One Data*, a data science and artificial intelligence (AI) specialist from Munich, Germany, is expanding its management team. As of March 15, Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer will take over the newly created position and will, amongst other duties, drive the internationalization of the company forward. He joins the company from ZF Friedrichshafen AG, where he was Executive Vice President Division Industrial Technology for the last five years. *formerly known as ONE LOGIC.
Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer joins the One Data management board and his key responsibilities will include internationalization. The 47-year-old is considered an expert in the digitalization of large companies. Under his stewardship as Executive Vice President Industrial Technology, the ‘Industrial Technology’ division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG developed into the market and technology leader in key segments such as wind, marine, and test systems. Prior to 2016, Dr. Geißdörfer spent 13 years at the Schaeffler Group in various leadership and management roles, including as a member of the Industrial Management Board for Industrial Applications. At the Schaeffler Group, he also worked in international sales for consumer products. Dr. Geißdörfer studied AI methodologies and holds a PhD in Total Cost of Ownership. He was also awarded an MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau.
“We are delighted to have recruited Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer as another member of our management team,” says One Data Founder and Managing Director Andreas Böhm. “We have been in discussion with him for quite some time and appreciate his perspective on the special challenges our company faces in its rapid growth from start-up to international scale-up. As an expert in the digitalization of corporations, combined with his extensive knowledge on artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions, he brings exactly the skills we need to further expand our success.”
“I am convinced that we will succeed in building an international market leader for data-driven AI and data products from Germany. One Data offers me the opportunity to further expand and implement my ideas of comprehensive digitalization,” explains. Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer. “With One Data, the team has already developed a unique technology that makes it possible to achieve real added value and genuine customer benefits from corporate and freely available data in a short time. I am excited to unlock this great potential together with our employees and customers. I am looking forward to the significant entrepreneurial opportunities in a scale-up.” Download press release