7 episodes

You can find out how beer price correlates with overall economy during a bus ride. You can learn about the research on vehicle connectivity at our Tel Aviv Tech Hub while you’re sweating at the gym. You can listen to someone telling you the special tricks the restorers of our vintage vehicles make use of while you’re driving in your very own car. Or you can find out more about how Daimler shapes the future of mobility while you are talking a walk. In our Daimler Podcast we’ve got them all! This is where our employees from around the world tell their very own stories. No matter whether they work in Sindelfingen or Tel Aviv, no matter whether they are CEO or trainee. Our first English episode is available since April 8, 2019. The first season ended after 10 episodes, 5 in German and 5 in English, in June 2019. But don’t worry, we are working on a second season which will be published this year!

HeadLights - the Daimler Podcast (English only) Daimler AG

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You can find out how beer price correlates with overall economy during a bus ride. You can learn about the research on vehicle connectivity at our Tel Aviv Tech Hub while you’re sweating at the gym. You can listen to someone telling you the special tricks the restorers of our vintage vehicles make use of while you’re driving in your very own car. Or you can find out more about how Daimler shapes the future of mobility while you are talking a walk. In our Daimler Podcast we’ve got them all! This is where our employees from around the world tell their very own stories. No matter whether they work in Sindelfingen or Tel Aviv, no matter whether they are CEO or trainee. Our first English episode is available since April 8, 2019. The first season ended after 10 episodes, 5 in German and 5 in English, in June 2019. But don’t worry, we are working on a second season which will be published this year!

    HeadLights Special: Tim Höttges and Ola Källenius talk about the future of software, culture and the planet

    HeadLights Special: Tim Höttges and Ola Källenius talk about the future of software, culture and the planet

    Future of software, future of culture, future of the planet: When the CEOs of two of the biggest German companies meet up and chat for almost an hour, you can be sure that they will speak about all the topics the world of business is currently dealing with. In this special episode of HeadLights, Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Höttges and Daimler CEO Ola Källenius discuss how we can keep our personal freedom without affecting our planet. Ola Källenius explains how Daimler wants to catch up with Tesla on the software side of their cars. And both of them discuss which new skills we need to transform the culture of traditional companys – so that they are ready for a world with open software and worldwide communities.

    • 46 min
    #01.05 | Engineering with passion: What is so special about building school buses, Leslie Kilgore?

    #01.05 | Engineering with passion: What is so special about building school buses, Leslie Kilgore?

    Leslie Kilgore is Vice President of Engineering at Thomas Built Buses in High Point, North Carolina. She is responsible for product development of the school buses: The design, the testing, the analysis. Innovations and technologies as well as supporting the production unit are also part of her daily work.

    • 31 min
    #01.04 | What3Words: How can a navigation app change the world, Clare Jones?

    #01.04 | What3Words: How can a navigation app change the world, Clare Jones?

    Clare Jones is CCO of the Daimler venture What3Words, a navigation program that displays the world in a grid of 3x3 meters. Each of these squares is labelled with a combination of three words. This means that it is even possible to find places not allocated to a specific street.

    • 50 min
    #01.03 | Mercedes-Benz Tech Hub: What is working in the start-up city Tel Aviv like, Adi Ofek?

    #01.03 | Mercedes-Benz Tech Hub: What is working in the start-up city Tel Aviv like, Adi Ofek?

    Adi Ofek is the CEO of our Mercedes-Benz Tech Hub in Tel Aviv. In April 2000 she joined Daimler as the first female employee of Daimler Financial Services in Israel. In 2007 Adi then went to Singapore for six years, where she was Regional Credit Operations Director, and responsible for the Africa and Asia/Pacific regions. She spent three further years in South Korea as CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services. Her passion is getting multinational teams to achieve top performance.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #01.02 | Personnel Strategy: What kind of people do you search for our incubator LAB1886, David Hailey?

    #01.02 | Personnel Strategy: What kind of people do you search for our incubator LAB1886, David Hailey?

    David Hailey is Head of Personnel Strategy at the Daimler venture Lab 1886. Born in America, he completed his Bachelor of Law at Kingston University in London in 2008 and has lived in Berlin since 2013. This is where he has been responsible for finding the right talents for our Innovation Lab 1886 since May 2017. He likes comparing his job with that of a bouncer who is allowed to decide who is invited to the "Start-up Party". His passion is technology, and he is also a fan of FC Chelsea.

    • 32 min
    #01.01 | Daimler CEO: What were your best and haredest times at Daimler, Dieter Zetsche?

    #01.01 | Daimler CEO: What were your best and haredest times at Daimler, Dieter Zetsche?

    Dr. Dieter Zetsche had been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG since 1998 and Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG from 2006 until May 2019. He was also Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Division. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 5, 1953. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe and graduated as an engineer. He joined the research department of the then Daimler-Benz AG in 1976. Dr. Zetsche completed a doctorate in engineering in 1982 at the University of Paderborn.

    • 34 min

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