Product leader and team builder, Nicholas is a seasoned technology executive and industry expert with extensive experience in mobility, location services and cross-industry innovation.
Having led product innovation at Lab1886/DaimlerX - the newly created Daimler Innovation Lab - as Chief Product Officer, Nicholas draws on his extensive international experience in product strategy, innovation management, big data, analytics and location intelligence to strategically enhance, renew and expand Daimler's product portfolio.
Previously VP of Product for HERE's Open Location Platform, he led platform strategy, delivering dynamic geographical content and location-based services to power the new generation of connected services developed by automotive and IoT partners.
As a trusted advisor and mentor, Nicholas plays an active role in the rapidly evolving tech, data and location industries and serves as a board member of various promising international (Europe, US and Israel) tech startups such as Cellepathy and AI Incube/Parknav. He is also mentoring startups in multiple accelerators in Europe, giving him a chance to help out entrepreneurs while keeping his finger on the pulse of the market.
This puts him in a unique position to bridge the gap between large corporations and startups, fostering open innovation and an agile mindset to deliver winning and sustainable solutions for businesses.
Nicholas is regularly invited to give keynotes in various international events such as SXSW, Berlin TOA or Pioneers. He is also guesting at companies’ management meeting and innovation days. Nicholas is used to engaging with analysts, journalists and influencers covering market and technology trends as well as company positioning and value proposition.