Johann Jungwirth, also known as JJ, was born 3 May 1973 in Reußmarkt, in Romania. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Cooperative Education Baden-Württemberg until 1997 when he finished with the degree graduated engineer. From 1997 until 2014 he worked in different positions for Daimler-Benz in Germany and America. Following, JJ worked as director for Apple in Silicon Valley for 13 month. In 2015, he was poached by Volkswagen for his newly created position as Chief Digital Officer were he manages the digitalization strategy and the digital transformation.