Revolutionizing the way

tech teams are built in

the automotive industry

As a joint venture of CARIAD (a Volkswagen Group company) and expertlead we are revolutionising tech recruiting in the automotive industry and strengthening tech expertise as a key lever for Volkswagen Group's transformation into a software-driven mobility company

Empowered by expertlead's peer-to-peer reviewed hiring process we are searching and identifying the best tech talent from anywhere in the world that will shape a new software-driven era in the automotive industry.

Revolutionizing the

way tech teams

are built in the

automotive industry

Futurepath was created with the mission of bringing together the brightest tech talent needed for the transformation of all Volkswagen Group brands into a software-driven company. Empowered by expertlead’s peer-to-peer reviewed hiring process we are searching and identifying the best tech talent from anywhere in the world that will shape a new software-driven era in the automotive industry.

Revolutionizing

the way tech

teams are

built in the

automotive

industry

Futurepath was created with the mission of bringing together the brightest tech talent needed for the transformation of all Volkswagen Group brands into a software-driven company. Empowered by expertlead’s peer-to-peer reviewed hiring process we are searching and identifying the best tech talent from anywhere in the world that will shape a new software-driven era in the automotive industry.

A pioneering hiring

approach for

the mobility

transformation

This collaboration unites expertlead’s peer-to-peer assessment and tech community with the Volkswagen Group’s expertise and vision to shape the future of mobility. Our unique approach allows us to combine the power of a global corporation with the agility of a startup, thus revolutionizing the way tech teams are built in the automotive industry. We believe by bringing the brightest tech talent these teams will pave the way to a software-driven future.

A pioneering hiring

approach for the

mobility

transformation

This collaboration unites expertlead’s peer-to-peer assessment and tech community with the Volkswagen Group’s expertise and vision to shape the future of mobility. Our unique approach allows us to combine the power of a global corporation with the agility of a startup, thus revolutionizing the way tech teams are built in the automotive industry. We believe by bringing the brightest tech talent these teams will pave the way to a software-driven future.

A pioneering hiring

approach for the

mobility transformation

This collaboration unites expertlead’s peer-to-peer assessment and tech community with the Volkswagen Group’s expertise and vision to shape the future of mobility. Our unique approach allows us to combine the power of a global corporation with the agility of a startup, thus revolutionizing the way tech teams are built in the automotive industry. We believe by bringing the brightest tech talent these teams will pave the way to a software-driven future.

Driven by a visionary approach

We see the future in need of imagination and innovation. Therefore we enable a radical shift in the car-manufacturing industry toward a more software-centric approach. Our unique screening and hiring process  is centered on peer-to-peer interviews, thus enabling to find the best and brightest tech talent who will shape mobility for generations to come.

No convention, only talent

We are bringing forward a new and more transparent way of screening candidates. When it comes to getting the brightest tech-talent, we want the coding skills to do the talking. Our approach offers clear and open communication ensuring a positive candidate experience, while at the same time providing credibility and objectivity to the recruiting process.

Driven by a  

visionary approach

We see the future in need of imagination and innovation. Therefore we enable a radical shift in the car-manufacturing industry toward a more software-centric approach. Our unique screening and hiring process  is centered on peer-to-peer interviews, thus enabling to find the best and brightest tech talent who will shape mobility for generations to come.

No convention, only

talent

We are bringing forward a new and more transparent way of screening candidates. When it comes to getting the brightest tech-talent, we want the coding skills to do the talking. Our approach offers clear and open communication ensuring a positive candidate experience, while at the same time providing credibility and objectivity to the recruiting process.

Driven by a visionary

approach

We see the future in need of imagination and innovation. Therefore we enable a radical shift in the car-manufacturing industry toward a more software-centric approach. Our unique screening and hiring process  is centered on peer-to-peer interviews, thus enabling to find the best and brightest tech talent who will shape mobility for generations to come.

No convention, only

talent

We are bringing forward a new and more transparent way of screening candidates. When it comes to getting the brightest tech-talent, we want the coding skills to do the talking. Our approach offers clear and open communication ensuring a positive candidate experience, while at the same time providing credibility and objectivity to the recruiting process.

Agility that delivers

Our innovative approach reduces the overhead ubiquitous to outdated hiring practices.  We deliver fast and agile recruitment that enables quick scaling and rapid team building. Our approach brings speed and an agile startup-like mindset to a big organization by acting independently. We strive to attract and engage the talent needed to catalyze the transformation of all Volkswagen Group brands, a global car manufacturer into a software-driven car company.

Technology is in our DNA

We place technology as the nucleus of everything we do. As such, creating a tech-savvy recruitment process is crucial. Therefore, we have designed a unique peer-to-peer reviewed hiring approach: people with tech backgrounds interacting through face-to-face interviews and coding tests with tech talents. This way we can bring together the best talent to transform future mobility.

Agility that delivers

Our innovative approach reduces the overhead ubiquitous to outdated hiring practices.  We deliver fast and agile recruitment that enables quick scaling and rapid team building. Our approach brings speed and an agile startup-like mindset to a big organization by acting independently. We strive to attract and engage the talent needed to catalyze the transformation of all Volkswagen Group brands, a global car manufacturer into a software-driven car company.

Technology is in our

DNA

We place technology as the nucleus of everything we do. As such, creating a tech-savvy recruitment process is crucial. Therefore, we have designed a unique peer-to-peer reviewed hiring approach: people with tech backgrounds interacting through face-to-face interviews and coding tests with tech talents. This way we can bring together the best talent to transform future mobility.

Agility that delivers

Our innovative approach reduces the overhead ubiquitous to outdated hiring practices.  We deliver fast and agile recruitment that enables quick scaling and rapid team building. Our approach brings speed and an agile startup-like mindset to a big organization by acting independently. We strive to attract and engage the talent needed to catalyze the transformation of all Volkswagen Group brands, a global car manufacturer into a software-driven car company.

Technology is in our

DNA

We place technology as the nucleus of everything we do. As such, creating a tech-savvy recruitment process is crucial. Therefore, we have designed a unique peer-to-peer reviewed hiring approach: people with tech backgrounds interacting through face-to-face interviews and coding tests with tech talents. This way we can bring together the best talent to transform future mobility.

Team

Phil Friess

Managing Director

Prior to joining Futurepath as Managing Director, Phil was responsible for building the Sales & BD department at expertlead. Before that he worked for more than 10 years at Deutsche Bank in New York and Frankfurt.

Franziska Funke

Partnership Manager

Franziska will act as the leading Partnership Manager between Volkswagen and Futurepath. She is responsible for Recruiting Strategy & Operations at CARIAD and joined Volkswagen Group in China 5 years ago.

Alexander Schlomberg

Advisor

Alexander is one of the Co-Founders of expertlead and will use his entrepreneurial background to contribute to Futurepath’s growth vision. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Dr. Martin Hofmann

Advisor

Martin has been within the Volkswagen Group for more than 14 years. He currently serves as the CHRO at CARIAD and will support Futurepath with his extensive HR expertise within the mobility industry.

Arne Hosemann

Advisor

Arne is the other Co-Founder of expertlead and will support Futurepath’s mission as strategic advisor. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company.

Andrea Morgan-Schönwetter

Advisor

Andrea is leading the Recruiting & Talent Marketing Team at Volkswagen. She supports Futurepath with lots of additional HR experience. Before joining Volkswagen she was the Head of Recruiting for Deutsche Telekom.

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Phil Friess

Managing Director

Prior to joining Futurepath as Managing Director, Phil was responsible for building the Sales & BD department at expertlead. Before that he worked for more than 10 years at Deutsche Bank in New York and Frankfurt.

Franziska Funke

Partnership Manager

Franziska will act as the leading Partnership Manager between Volkswagen and Futurepath. Franziska joined Volkswagen Group 5 years ago as Product Manager in China.

Alexander Schlomberg

Advisor

Alexander is one of the Co-Founders of expertlead and will use his entrepreneurial background to contribute to Futurepath’s growth vision. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Dr. Martin Hofmann

Advisor

Martin has been within the Volkswagen Group for more than 14 years. He currently serves as the CHRO at Car.Software Organisation and will support Futurepath with his extensive HR expertise within the mobility industry

Arne Hosemann

Advisor

Arne is the other Co-Founder of expertlead and will support Futurepath’s mission as strategic advisor. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company.

Andrea Morgan-Schönwetter

Advisor

Andrea is leading the Recruiting & Talent Marketing Operations at Volkswagen. She supports Futurepath with lots of additional HR experience. Before joining Volkswagen she was the Head of Recruiting for Deutsche Telekom.

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Phil Friess

Managing Director

Prior to joining Futurepath as Managing Director, Phil was responsible for building the Sales & BD department at expertlead. Before that he worked for more than 10 years at Deutsche Bank in New York and Frankfurt.

Franziska Funke

Partnership Manager

Franziska will act as the leading Partnership Manager between Volkswagen and Futurepath. Franziska joined Volkswagen Group 5 years ago as Product Manager in China.

Alexander Schlomberg

Advisor

Alexander is one of the Co-Founders of expertlead and will use his entrepreneurial background to contribute to Futurepath’s growth vision. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Dr. Martin Hofmann

Advisor

Martin has been within the Volkswagen Group for more than 14 years. He currently serves as the CHRO at Car.Software Organisation and will support Futurepath with his extensive HR expertise within the mobility industry

Arne Hosemann

Advisor

Arne is the other Co-Founder of expertlead and will support Futurepath’s mission as strategic advisor. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company.

Andrea Morgan-Schönwetter

Advisor

Andrea is leading the Recruiting & Talent Marketing Operations at Volkswagen. She supports Futurepath with lots of additional HR experience. Before joining Volkswagen she was the Head of Recruiting for Deutsche Telekom.

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