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Frank Weith
Director Connected and Mobility Services at Volkswagen Group of America & President of Ventic LLC.

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Frank Weith joins us at TU-Automotive Detroit 2020 as a panellist on Opening Keynote Panel Discussion: Driving the Future of Automotive- Trends and Outlook that are Building a New Automotive Roadmap.

Frank Weith is the Director of Connected and Mobility Services at Volkswagen Group of America and has been with VW for over 13 years.  He is also the President of Ventic LLC, a newly formed joint venture company between VW and Aeris.  As the business owner, he is responsible for defining strategies and implementing in-vehicle technologies, IT infrastructure and business partnerships needed to support the customer experience and business initiatives. His role also entails running the P&L, managing the North American Market requirements for services and features, and identifying future technologies and partnerships needed to support new business models and revenue opportunities. 

Throughout his 29 year career, he has also spent 11 years working in Germany for Siemens AG, BMW AG and founded a Technical Development Center for American Axle Europe.   His collective experience ranges from Management Consulting, Product Development and Manufacturing Engineering for Components and Vehicle Systems, Product Strategy, and Business Development.  He’s a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, which also included a foreign exchange program affiliated with the Technical University in Aachen, Germany.