Dr. Raith has worked over 20 years as director in research, engineering & after sales at Daimler in Vehicle Electronics, Diagnostics and Telematics and also facilitated various internal cross-functional strategies. Dr. Raith also held different responsibilities within International Standardization projects for AUTOSAR, ASAM, OSEK/VDX, UTS, ODX, OTX and others.

Since November 2013, Dr. Raith is working as Independent Automotive Consultant and senior expert in technology field of Vehicle Diagnostics and Telematics and also currently serving on Advisor of Board for KPIT Technologies. Dr. Raith earned Diploma & PhD from University of Stuttgart in Electrical Engineering.