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Referent: Frank Brennecke

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Frank Brennecke is an expert in positioning systems and applications. He is also an expert for the upcoming eCall safety service in Europe.

Frank Brennecke founded his first company while studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe. During this time he also gained his first experience in training and mentoring student groups. Following his studies, he started his career in 1992 at CAS Software AG where he was initially responsible for the development of software products and for the management of several major projects. Later he was developing from a leadership position the personality development system of CAS. At the same time he worked additionally as associate professor at the Berufsakademie Karlsruhe.
In 2000 he took on the role of managing director of the newly founded MAP&GUIDE GmbH, a spin-of from several departments of CAS Software AG and PTV AG. The areas under his responsibility were software development, product management and human resource development. The company staff grew within the time of his responsibility from 25 to 130 employees, while the company itself was very successful within the route planning and consumer navigation industry. The growth was mainly focused on Western Europe, later Europe as whole and finally in the Far-East and Asian markets.

In 2008 he started working as Account Manager for Industry and R&D projects at OECON Products & GmbH, a company specialized on location and positioning systems. Since 2011, his main topic is the introduction and implementation of the upcoming eCall safety service in Europe.

Frank is certified MBTI® Trainer focused on applying the instrument mainly for executive coaching for individuals at management positions, where he can make use of his experiences from staff and business management to offer targeted consulting and mentoring in the corporate management area.

Frank's personal topics are history and politics. He operates a blog "" dealing with internet democracy and electronics.