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.