Chief Technology Officer, AB Volvo As the CTO of the Volvo Group, Stenqvist is responsible for determining the organization's technological needs, and is functionally responsible for all engineering technology activities for the Volvo Group’s products and services. This includes determining and delivering on the short-and-long-term technology and development needs of the organization. The Volvo Group is committed to the Paris Agreement and to decarbonizing the transport industry. The main focus is on developing products and solutions that reduce the CO2 footprint and includes electromobility, connectivity/digitalization and autonomous solutions. Prior to taking up his current position as Executive Vice President Group Trucks Technology and Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer in 2016, Stenqvist was Head of R&D and CTO at Volkswagen Truck & Bus. Prior roles include Senior Vice President Vehicle Definition R&D at Scania, where he started his career in 1992. Stenqvist was born in 1967 and studied Industrial Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
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