Cornelia Schaurecker

Cornelia Schaurecker

Senior global digital, data, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) executive

Cornelia is a senior global digital, data, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) executive and advisor with over 23 years of experience in the Automotive/Mobility and Telco sectors in leadership roles in digitization, AI, and Big Data, IT, Marketing, including strategic advisory board memberships with a successful track record of delivering business impact for customers, companies, and society.

As thought applied AI and Big Data leader (>10 years) in her global roles in Automotive OEMs and Telco she has been implementing a step change towards industrializing AI and Big Data at scale & pace with a clear line of sight to business outcomes and competitive advantage, e.g:

• Delivered hundreds of use cases AI-enabling € double-digit Bio. annual revenues (Telco), new products and services, and efficiencies in the €hundreds of millions (Automotive/Telco)

• Led Big Data & AI Global Strategy including delivery along with strategic tech group capabilities, e.g. Cloud, Global AI/ML OpsPlatform with Google, leading the upskilling of her global teams as well as the business on AI.

• As global AI Policy champion and Global Data GovernanceSteerco member, she led the creation and implementation of Vodafone’s Global AI Policy, with a significant cross-functional team across the global footprint. Also, together with her team she advanced Ethical AI and trusted AI as well as Data for Social Good

• Passion for customer-focused innovation throughout her career in multiple premium brands, e.g. 2013 founded Volkswagen Group’s Data: Lab delivering cutting edgeAI/Data/IOT use cases with ~10 global brands, delivering business value in the hundreds of millions&innovation

• Entrepreneurial, intercultural communicator with a growth mindset and diversity advocate