Robert Nahm is Industry Manager for Microsoft's German automotive customers. His primary responsibility is to adopt and drive Microsoft's automotive strategy within the German market which includes sales, solutions development, partner activities, marketing, evangelism and industry relations, as well as contributing to the advancement of Microsoft's worldwide automotive team. Prior to the position of an Industry Manager Robert Nahm was responsible for the Microsoft technology strategy of one of Microsoft's largest commercial customer. Robert Nahm started in 1998 as Senior Consultant at Microsoft Consulting Services. Prior to Microsoft Robert Nahm was 4 years at Siemens Research as researcher and business consultant. Robert is a computer scientist and he received in 1994 his PhD in computer science.