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Dieter Haban - Consultant

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Automotive Processes / Innovation / Scrum / Lean Management


  • Automotive processes

  • Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, and Aftermarket

  • Innovation process, Entrepreneurial culture

  • Operational Excellence 

  • Agile, Scrum in all business areas including engineering

  • Business Turnaround

  • Shingo, VSM, Lean Management, and principles

  • Judge - MIT SLOAN Leadership Award


  • Telematics Ecosystem, Virtual Technician

  • Digital Transformation in Engineering (digital Twin).

  • Repositioning Program and Operational Excellence with all business areas

  • Several SAP rollout projects in Finance, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Parts

  • The rollout of new plants, parts centers,

  • Big Data to improve all aspects of the business

  • Transformation of the supply chain from push to pull

  • Launch and ramp up new Vehicle

  • Award winning mobile sales App


  • 1990-1994 Daimler AG, senior manager Process Optimization worldwide projects, Engineering Data Management Cars, Vans, Airbus, Greenfield Mercedes Alabama

  • 1994-1998 Daimler Services, GM eBusiness Strategy, Business Development, Board of startups

  • 1998-2002 Daimler TSS LLC, CEO, and Founder Pioneered internal software company, entrepreneurial spirit, innovation (1400 + employees)

  • 2003-2005 CIO Mercedes Trucks and Powertrain operational excellence program and employee satisfaction increase by 35%, cost reduced by 10 % Leading the IT project for truck JV in China

  • 2005-2018 CIO Daimler Trucks NA (1,300 staff). Customer experience, operational excellence, process optimization for all business units driving digital transformation, Innovations, connected truck, internet of Things, Big Data, Agile.

  • 2018-present CEO Code White LLC Cyber Security

  • 2019-present ConMoto Consulting Group Senior Advisor



1979-1984 the University of Kaiserslautern, Master Degree in Computer Science

1984-1988 the University of Kaiserslautern Ph.D. in Computer Science

1988-1989 University of Berkeley, CA Postdoctoral fellowship

1990-1992 University of Stuttgart, Guest Lecturer

1991-1994 German Research Foundation DFG Council Member


German (native)

English (fluent)

French (basic knowledge)

American Trucking Innovation Award

Lean Leadership Awards

Wall Street Journal, Internet of Things

Harvard Business Review, Connected Engine

Manufacturing Leadership Award

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