Helmuth joined HERE as the VP for Connected Vehicle Services, building Safety Services, the first commercial real-time vehicle safety suite powered by vehicle sensor data.
Since 2019, he has been in charge of the automotive applications business, which focuses on the development of online navigation – and vehicle sensor-based applications built on HERE‘s Open Location Platform (OLP).
Before joining HERE, Helmuth worked for Daimler AG, where he held various IT and research positions.
In 2008, he joined a small team that launched the first car2go pilot. As the CTO of car2go, he was in charge of product development and scaling the service to become one of the world’s leading car-sharing services.
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