Born in Paris, graduate engineer in mechanical engineering and aerospace technology, MBA previously worked as CEO Mainline Transport at Siemens Building Technologies and as Head of Sustainability and Energy Management and Head of Marketing and Strategy for Building Automation at Siemens VDO. Prior to that, she worked for Renault in the engine development department, among others.
Head of WIFI, Deutsche Bahn AG
Agnes has headed WIFI@DB since 2016 and is responsible for building Germany's largest mobility WIFI. Previously, she headed the Digital Application department and launched the "Comfort Check-in" service for DB long area customers. She recently established a DB collaboration with the ReDI School of Digital Integration to welcome students from around the world to her development team.
Prof. Dr. Barbara Lenz
Director, DLR e.V., Institute of Transport Research
Since 2007 Barbara Lenz (*1955) has been Director of the Berlin Institute for Transport Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). At the same time, she is Professor of Transport Geography at the Humboldt University in Berlin. At the Institute of Transport Research, she has developed and established demand- and user-oriented research in both passenger and freight transport. Her current research focuses on social and traffic aspects of autonomous driving as well as trends and causes of traffic development in passenger and freight transport.
Prof. Dr. Corinna Salander
Chair of Rail Vehicle Technology, University of Stuttgart
Studied physics in Kiel, graduated as Dr.-Ing. at TU Clausthal with a thesis on electromagnetic fields inside railway vehicles. Then Deutsche Bahn AG, European Railway Agency and Bombardier Transportation GmbH with management and executive functions in the areas of EMC, safety management, product safety and vehicle registration. Since November 2014, she has held the newly established endowed professorship for rail vehicle technology at the University of Stuttgart.
General Counsel, FlixMobility
Katrin Moder is General Counsel of FlixMobility - a mobility provider that revolutionised long-distance transport in Europe with green buses and trains and launched the first long-distance electric buses on the road. She advises and develops the legal framework for her company's projects and helps shape the mobility of the future.
CEO, LAT Funkanlagen-Service GmbH
The event initiator and organiser behind the TOP100 election, together with her sister Arabelle Laternser, manages the company LAT and offers a wide range of services for track and public transport, from cable line civil engineering to safety technology. She is the mother of two children, a member of the advisory board of Gütegemeinschaft Leitungstiefbau and deputy chairwoman of the women's network of the Pro-Rail Alliance.
Mananging Partner, Hering GmbH & co. KG
Annette Hering studied industrial engineering for construction at the Technical University of Berlin, graduating with a degree in engineering. She spent two years with Max Aicher Bauunternehmen in Freilassing before joining the Hering Group in 1989, which she has managed since 1996 in the fourth generation. In addition, she is actively involved in the construction industry association, since 2008 as district chairman of South Westphalia. Since 2003 she has been a member of the advisory board of the Association of German Railway Engineers.