Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy & Innovation / DEKRA
Curiosity, courage and the will to change. These are the abilities that drive the Egyptian from Franconia, Kerim Galal. At DEKRA he is responsible for the future topics - strategy, innovation and digitalization. His mission is to actively shape the future of DERKA: From vision to action. In this way he and his teams ensure that DEKRA continues to act as a partner for a safe world in the future. In this context he wants to make the group a pioneer for the "Future of Mobility" around topics such as "Cyber Security" and "Autonomous Driving".
This is why "DEKRA DIGITAL" was founded in 2018 – to innovate safety. The company's mission is to develop digital, data-driven business - and to implement innovations. With 75 employees at four locations in Europe, "DEKRA DIGITAL" develops new services in the field of digital safety. Together with partners and start-ups, the company works on technologies such as IoT, cyber security and artificial intelligence.
Before joining DEKRA, he worked for McKinsey & Company and completed his dissertation at the EBS in Oestrich-Winkel. Kerim Galal lives with his wife and two young daughters in Stuttgart.