Dr. Daniela Gerd tom Markotten, born in 1974, studied industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe and received her doctorate in IT security from the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg in 2003.
She held various positions in IT, logistics and production environments at Daimler AG from 2003 to 2017. Most recently, Gerd tom Markotten was CEO of "Daimler Fleetboard Management" as well as Head of "Digital Solutions & Services" at Mercedes-Benz Trucks.
In 2017, she moved to the mobility platform moovel, a mobility joint venture of the BMW Group and Daimler AG, as CEO. In mid-2020, Gerd tom Markotten founded the tech startup IUHHOO GmbH, which is developing, among other things, a software product for AI-/AR-based video calls for remote assistance.
The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bahn AG appointed her as DB Board Member for Digitalization and Technology effective September 15, 2021.