Rene Seign

René Seign


10/2011 – 07/2012 Master of Philosophy in “Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management”, University of Cambridge.

03/2009 – 07/2011 und 10/06 – 07/07 Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Pforzheim University. Concentrations: “Production“ and “International Business and Industrial Engineering“.

09/2008 – 01/2009 Certificate in Business Administration, University of Westminster, London.


Professional experience

From 05/2012 BMW AG, Doctoral Candidate in the mobility services department with focus on car sharing with electric vehicles.


09/2007 – 04/2012 BMW AG, Member of the Trainee Promotion Programme / Nachwuchs-Förderungs-Programm (NFP), with company-wide placements in 9 departments in Germany and the U.S., incoprporating an industrial apprenticeship parallel to university studies.


10/2011 – 03/2012 University of Cambridge, Student Consultant in projects regarding the increase of efficiency and productivity, sustainability, and diversification strategies.


08/2006 – 09/2006 BMW Canada Inc., Intern at BMW Toronto in the service, repair shop, warehouse, and accounting departments.


Current Projects and Research Focus

  • Success factors for car sharing with and without electric vehicles