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Interviews with guests at the Volkswagen Way to Zero Convention

At the first Way to Zero Convention, Volkswagen defined its plans to decarbonise the company and its products. Ralf Brandstätter, CEO of the Volkswagen Brand, describes the way to climate neutrality.
Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath is the CEO of green electricity specialist RWE Renewables GmbH. Dr Michael Liebert is Head of Corporate Strategy & Sustainability Strategy at the Volkswagen brand.
Vanessa Schmoranzer works as a digital strategy & management expert at diconium strategy, a consulting firm that is part of the Volkswagen Group. As Director, she is responsible for strategy and transformation projects at the company.
Prof. Maximilian Fichtner is an internationally renowned expert in battery technology. He teaches solid-state chemistry at the University of Ulm and heads the department for energy storage systems at the KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology).
Jozef Kaban took over management of Volkswagen brand design in 2020, where he began his career in 1993. In 2003, he moved to Audi, and from 2008 to 2017 he was Head of Design at ŜKODA.
Elke Temme has led the newly created Charging and Energy business segment at Volkswagen Group Components since the beginning of 2021. She is a trained bank business assistant and comes from energy company RWE/innogy where she held various positions for 18 years.
Michael Sommer is former Chairman of the Confederation of German Trade Unions, Deputy Chairman of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and member of the independent Volkswagen Sustainability Council.