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Thomas Sauer joined Daimler AG in 1999. He worked in several IT functions, e.g. as CIO of Mercedes Benz Switzerland AG and as Head Center of Excellence Big Data & Advanced Analytics. In his current position in the Daimler Finance organization he leads the Future Finance Landscape Development department, which looks for and analyzes innovations with regard to the methods and technologies that are relevant to Finance and integrates them into the landscape. Current projects are in the field of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Models and the Future Finance Workplace.

#newrealities | how blockchain will transform mobility

Blockchain promises to revolutionize so many industries and modes of exchange, and mobility is no exception. Mobicoin leverages the unique technology to encourage sustainability, by gathering eco data from vehicles and rewarding drivers’ performance based on environmentally friendly driving. Gamification elements let drivers compete with each other in various challenges, and add another level of excitement and engagement to this important technology.

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