Klaus Schaaf

Klaus Schaaf

Director Digitalization Connectivity

Klaus is one of the founding members of Volkswagen Digitalization, the department led by JJ – aka Johann Jungwirth, which aims at transporting Volkswagen into a bright future of new thinking and new technologies. He is responsible for bringing new technologies like Software-over-the-Air, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and more to future cars via paradigm changes. Before that he built up Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Lab in Silicon Valley as research director and later he helped bring to life Germany’s first City-Wifi  in Wolfsburg.

Klaus is married and has two grown sons who help him stay connected to upcoming technologies.