7 new mobility thought leaders you should be following on LinkedIn

To help you stay on top of all the insights and opinions in the new mobility and car subscription industries - here are the top seven LinkedIn leaders you should follow!

George Skentzos

Head of Customer Experience
 @ Loopit.co

Published on 

February 15, 2022


Last updated on 

February 15, 2022

Key Takeaways

The future of mobility is moving quicker than ever! To achieve long term success and future-proof your business, it is becoming more paramount to stay across all the latest mobility news and trends.

To help you stay on top of all the insights and opinions in the new mobility and car subscription industries - here are the top seven LinkedIn leaders you should follow as recommended by the team at Loopit.co!

1. Augustin Friedel at Volkswagen AG

Renowned for his graphic maps on LinkedIn, Augustin Friedel is an enthusiast when it comes to mobility news. He is passionate about the future of automotive technology, where he currently is apart of Volkswagen Group’s ACCELERATE 2030 strategy that aims to be a software-driven mobility provider.

Augustin’s expertise expands beyond the automotive space, where he was an Operations & Logistics Manager at Uber back in 2011 helping them scale their supply scheduling and distribution.

2. James Carter at Vision Mobility

James is an expert in the automotive and future mobility space having spent over 26 years and counting in the industry. He is an advocate in the areas of autonomous and electric vehicles; and “disruptors and retail in new mobility”. As a Principal Consultant at Vision Mobility, James has extensive insights on how businesses can thrive in the new mobility era and is also passionate in strategy advisory for automotive startups.

3. Michael Higgins at Loopit.co

Loopit Co-founder, Michael Higgins is the champion of car subscription. Having launched Australia’s fastest growing car subscription, Michael has an abundance of insights into the success factors in scaling a profitable car subscription program. He is on the mission to make Loopit the world’s leading car subscription software, whilst empowering more automakers, startups and dealers to leverage the power of car subscription.

4. Wilko Wolters at IBM iX

If you follow the latest news on automotive software, then Wilko Wolters is no stranger. Passionate about the digitalisation of automotive industries, Wilko currently serves as an Associate Partner in the Industrial Products and Automotive sector at IBM iX. His interest in digital transformation is also exercised in his role as a digital advisor to mobilityheads.

5. Julian Weber at BMW Group

With over 25 years at BMW Group, Julian is undoubtedly an automotive and mobility expert -  sharing his thoughts on the latest EV and future mobility news on LinkedIn. His specialised knowledge in vehicle data sees him as the Head of Corporate Initiative Vehicle Data Infrastructure at BMW Group.

6. Nikolaus Lang at Boston Consulting Group

Nikolaus is a global mobility expert, with extended experience as a Leader in Boston Consulting Group’s Centre for Digital in Automotive and is the Founder/Director for the Centre for Mobility Innovation. Aiming to serve the mobility industry on a global scale, he also manages collaborative efforts with the World Economic Forum to discuss the impact of autonomous vehicles.

7. Herbert Diess at Volkswagen Group

Herbert is undoubtedly a champion in the future of electric vehicles as he leads the charge to reinvent Volkswagen as an EV company. His commitment to fighting climate change is often backed by his advocacy in the benefits of driving an electric vehicle. Part of this advocacy has also seen Herbert promoting the importance of investment into future automotive software.

Be sure to also follow Loopit.co on LinkedIn, as we share all the resources to help you succeed in the car subscription and new mobility industries!

About the author
George is the Head of Marketing and Customer Experience at Loopit. Having originally started his career as a motoring journalist and founding team member for one of Australia's top automotive startups, George has a strong passion for automotive, business and growth marketing.
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