Christian Umbach

Christian Umbach

Christian is an intrapreneur turned entrepreneur in the US & Europe with a passion for building transportation and automotive products. He co-founded Xapix and leads the company as CEO to build a data orchestration platform driving digital mobility services. His experience includes research at MIT, Developer Advocacy at UBER, and co-creating Lufthansa’s Innovation Hub. As a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum, he co-founded NextB2BForum, a platform connecting startups and enterprises in Europe.

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Why APIs Are Vital to Advancing the Connected Car

Today’s cars are more digital than ever before. They can connect to the internet, offer convenient entertainment services and a sophisticated digital user experience. But tomorrow’s cars will be capable of even more: They’ll be able to look around street corners, interact with other cars on the street, pick the rider up autonomously when requested, and find parking themselves — all for the sake of increased comfort, convenience, and security of the rider. Read more