Jochen Siebert brings extensive experience in Competitive Intelligence (CI) based on more than 250 research projects he has directed in his 20 years in the automotive industry. He studied industrial engineering at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany and began his professional career in a management consultancy for telecommunications. After a period in market research at the headquarters of Mannesmann where he directed a number of major studies in Asia, he worked as market analyst and business planner for Miliken Airbag in Belgium. From there he went on to a well-known automotive forecaster, eventually serving as Vice President Europe. He founded JSC Automotive in 2007.