Johannes Springer is responsible for the 5G Automotive Program at Deutsche Telekom. Johannes studied Mechanical and Production Engineering at Berlin Technical University. After his doctorate in 1992 he was in charge at Aachen University of Technology (RWTH) as head of department in the Institute of Ergonomics and Industrial Engineering. In 1998 he joined Deutsche Telekom Group in various management positions. From 2004 to 2010 he worked as CTO/COO for Toll Collect, the GNSS and mobile networks based electronic tolling operator for trucks in Germany . From 2011 to 2016 he was Vice President Technology and Solution Design in Connected Car Business Unit in T-Systems. Johannes is active in various organizations, specifically in 5GAA (5G Automotive Association) he works in the Working Groups ?Use Cases?, ?Business Models?, and ?Public and regulatory Affairs?, and since 2018, he is the Director General of the 5GAA.