Uwe Higgen joined BMW i Ventures in September 2017 as Managing Partner. He leads a group making investments in autonomous driving, digital car, automotive cloud, artificial Intelligence, and on-demand mobility.
Prior to this, Higgen was Head of the BMW Group Technology Office where he accelerated automotive innovation through the development and design of new technologies in autonomous driving, UX-design, interaction technologies, batteries and integration of digital products and services.
Before to coming to the U.S, Higgen served in various roles within BMW’s R&D in Munich and began his career at BMW in 2001. He holds a master's degree in Computer Science from The University of Oldenburg.