Dr. Michael Hajesch is CEO of IONITY GmbH.

With 17 years of experience working in several positions for BMW, Dr. Hajesch have an in-depth understanding of the automotive industry and its evolution. With that knowledge, he is playing a key role in the development of IONITY, a company founded in November 2017. IONITY is a joint venture of BMW Group, Ford Motor Company, Mercedes Benz AG, and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche. In November 2020, the Hyundai Motor Group, with Hyundai and KIA, joined as additional strategic partner and shareholder. Their mission is to establish a European-wide charging infrastructure that allows for electromobility to become the obvious choice of travel for everyone.

Dr. Hajesch will participate in a plenary disucussion on the charging challenge.