Vector Forum 2021: Software-Driven Innovation
Great success with over 200 attendees

Vector Forum 2021

Software-Driven Innovation not just happens. It demands hard work. Hands-on industry
case studies from Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Siemens Healthineers, Volkswagen, ZF and Vector practically showed across disciplines how to innovate with software.

Stay tuned for the post-event report and speaker presentations

Vector Forum 2021: Online and Interactive

Over 200 experts from all over the world joined online Vector Forum

Vector Forum: „Software-Driven Innovation”

On 24 June 2021, the 15th Vector Forum successfully aired live. For the second time it was online and interactive with direct Q&A sessions, quiz game for surprise prizes and E-exhibition.  

Seven speakers from Daimler, Porsche, Volkswagen, ZF, Siemens Healthineers and Vector shared practical experiences about the topic of Software-Driven Innovation. Two thirds of the registered person actually joined. Over 200 participants from all over the world contributed to the success of the event. 

The presentations were completed with a virtual exhibition, in which Vector Consulting Services showcased its solutions in 4 main areas: TransformationTrustTechnology and Training.


Presentations and Agenda

Time Presentations/Videos Speakers
10:00-10:25 CEST Welcome: Software-Driven Innovation -
leapfrog your legacy
Dr. Christof Ebert
Vector Consulting Services
11:10 CEST
Methodical challenges in developing ECUs with high functional integration
Dr. Maximilian Montenbruck
Porsche, CARIAD
11:55 CEST
Innovative software concepts for
safety-critical products
Dr. Ingo Alfter
12:40 CEST
Digitalization enables a more humane healthcare V. S. Mani
Siemens Healthineers Development Center
13:30 CEST
Break and virtual exhibition
Vector quiz with surprise prizes
13:55 CEST
Innovative software needs innovative development Dr. Ulrich Bodenhausen
Vector Consulting Services
14:40 CEST
Software update management at
Jörg Francis
15:25 CEST
How to keep your UX fresh using different OTA update mechanisms Matthias Schneider
16:00 CEST
Event summary and outlook
Dr. Christof Ebert
Vector Consulting Services
16:00 CEST Official end of Vector Forum 2021

Save the date 2022

Vector Forum 2022: How to Become a Software Company

When: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Where: Online and more.

Event language: English

The participation is free for you.


  •  Lessons learned from world-class software organizations
  •  Mastering the transformation
  •  Towards software as a business

Participant Feedback

"With the new digital format I was able to participate at the Vector Forum for the first time. I am really enthusiastic about the excellent organization and the interesting presentations. Great!"
- Dr. Stephan Pech, BASF

"Recommended event for those interested in quality talks and contacts with the relevant experts."
- Lorenz Slansky, Daimler

"Many new ideas and stimulus from your as usual excellent Vector Forum."
- Dr. Ulrich Lefarth, Thales

"Your virtual event was running very smoothly. Many thanks to Vector Consulting for your great efforts in giving us best practices to use in our daily work!"
- Eberhard Pflueger, BMW

"The Vector Forum had exciting presentations. Excellent speakers from different industries share their experiences. The question-and-answer session is intense and beneficial, especially in this online format."
- Dr. Joachim Fetzer, Marelli

Your Contact

The Vector Event Team

Lena Kast

Ingersheimer Str. 24
70499 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel.: +49 711 80 670 1548