Riclef Schmidt-Clausen

Riclef Schmidt-Clausen

Senior Vice President,

Dr. Riclef Schmidt-Clausen is Senior Vice President at  AUDI AG.

In this role, he is responsible for Function Development in the field of Infotainment & Body, among them Digital Assistant, Navigation, Entertainment, App Store and In-Car Apps, Mobile Key, Personalisation, as well as Mobile Apps.

From 2009 to 2021, he led e.solutions GmbH, a joint venture between Elektrobit GmbH (subsidiary of Continental) and Audi Electronics Venture GmbH, which develops infotainment software solutions for the VW Group.

Prior to this, Dr. Schmidt-Clausen led diverse teams at Audi AG and also worked as the Volkswagen Technical Representative in Tokyo for Audi Electric/Electronics, while completing his doctorate degree at the Technical University Darmstadt.