Dr. Daniela Gerd tom Markotten was born in 1974 and has a degree in industrial engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. She earned her doctorate in IT security from the University of Freiburg in 2003.
From 2003 to 2017, Gerd tom Markotten held a variety of positions in IT, logistics and production at Daimler AG, where she most recently served as CEO of Daimler Fleetboard Management and Head of Digital Solutions and Services at Mercedes-Benz Trucks.
In 2017, Gerd tom Markotten became the CEO of moovel, a mobility joint venture established by BMW Group and Daimler AG. In mid-2020, she founded iuhhoo GmbH, a tech start-up whose portfolio includes a software product for AI-/AR-based video calls that can be used in remote support.
The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bahn AG appointed Gerd tom Markotten to serve as DB Board Member for Digitalization and Technology effective September 15, 2021.