With a career spanning over 25 years and five continents, Dirk has led digitalization projects in the aviation, automotive, and technology industries. He started his career in Paris at Renault and subsequently worked 20 years at Siemens, where he held various C-level executive positions. Most recently Dirk was the CEO of Airbus Defence and Space, where he also sat on Airbus’ Global Executive Committee. Dirk serves on the Board of Directors of Spire Global and Solaredge, as well as on the Voyager Space Advisory Board. He is an alumnus of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader Program.