Strategic Advisory Board
Dr. Stefan Berger joined the Skyworks Aeronautics Strategic Advisory Board in August 2021. Dr. Berger has over 15 years of experience in global blue-chip and family-owned companies across multiple geographies and sectors, including Automotive OEMs, Suppliers, and Commodities.
From 2017 to 2021, Dr. Berger served as Director of Electrification at Jaguar Land Rover Limited (JLR), the British multinational automotive subsidiary of Tata Motors. He laid the foundation for the company’s transformation to electric vehicles, including the launch of JLR’s first EV, the Jaguar I-Pace, the first vehicle ever to win three World Car of the Year Awards in one year, and the reveal of Project Vector, a flexible smart city transport concept for a wide variety of autonomous, shared, and private mobility applications.
In his role he also served as a trustee on the Board of The Faraday Institution from 2018 to 2020. The Faraday Institution is part of the UK government funded $350 million Faraday Challenge, an initiative to develop, design and manufacture world-leading batteries in the UK.
Prior to his electrification role, Dr. Berger served within the Tata Group as Vice President Business Development to the Chairman’s Office at Tata Sons in Mumbai (India), the principal holding company of more than 100 operating companies with a combined revenue of more than $100 billion, and from 2010 to 2013 as Director Corporate Strategy at JLR. He started his career as Executive Assistant of the CEO of the Linde Group, a leading global industrial gases and engineering company.
Dr. Berger earned a degree in Business Administration and Information Systems from the University of Passau, Germany, and went on to complete a doctoral thesis in Information Systems from the University of Regensburg (Institute of Information Systems) & Bavarian Research Cooperation on Information Systems (“FORWIN”).