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Grzegorz Ombach (DE) – Head of Disruptive R&T, Senior Vice President, Airbus

Grzegorz Ombach

Grzegorz (Greg) is passionate about managing technological innovation from an idea to broad market adoption. His combination of technology, leadership and commercial expertise together with a truly global outlook, having worked across Europe, the USA and China, puts him in a solid position to drive international market success for high-tech innovations.

As a Head of Disruptive R&T, he shapes Airbus’s ability to be the global leader in innovation and future technologies across all Airbus divisions. He works very closely with all businesses and divisions globally.

Before as Executive Vice President, Head of Battery Systems Business and Group Strategy and Innovation at Dräxlmaier, he was responsible for the strategy for the business and led the entire product commercialisation, from the initial concept to high volume production of cutting-edge technology in a premium market for the automotive sector. One example is the first high volume production of an 800V battery system for the Porsche Taycan.

Earlier, he worked at Qualcomm as a Global Vice President and General Manager of a breakthrough automotive technology licensing business.

He also has experience from Siemens VDO, Continental and Brose.

Grzegorz holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Silesian University of Technology, Poland and a Certificate in Global Management from INSEAD, The Business School for the World.
He has also been awarded Guest Professorship at the Zhejiang University in China.