Speaker: Dr. Peyman Merat
Dr. Peyman Merat
Dr.-Ing. Peyman Merat is a Principal at UNITY, where he is responsible for international program management in product development within the automotive industry. His main areas of expertise are systems engineering, smart vehicles, PLM, data ecosystems, strategy development and program management. Peyman Merat studied and earned his doctorate at the Technical University of Munich and, prior to joining UNITY in April 2019, managed various large-scale projects during his 23 years with Daimler AG, particularly in the area of development. For example, Peyman Merat was program manager for the complete replacement of the CATIA design and construction system and for the introduction of the successor system Siemens NX at all Daimler development locations worldwide. In addition, Peyman Merat was head of the cross-divisional "Extended Vehicle" project. Here, Daimler used a data platform to regulate GDPR-compliant access to vehicle data by third parties. Other automakers are now following this example. Prior to that, Peyman Merat led various projects, including the introduction of CAx processes, process organization and simulation, and the introduction of digital development processes.