Dirk Schlimm

Dirk Schlimm

Dirk joined Geotab in 2010 as a key member of the senior leadership team. In his role as Executive Vice President, Dirk oversees data frameworks and governance, negotiates data usage rights, and is a thought-leader on data access in the connected mobility sector. Dirk’s executive responsibilities include: legal, intellectual property, compliance and cyber outreach.


About Dirk Schlimm

Current role

Executive Vice President


  • Connected Mobility
  • Data Privacy and Governance
  • Business Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Risk Management
  • Business Leadership
  • International Collaboration


  • Published author of the book: Influencing Powerful People: Engage and Command the Attention of the Decision-Makers to Get What You Need to Succeed
  • Author of the white paper, “Preserving privacy and security in the connected vehicle: The OBD port on the road ahead”


  • The University of Bonn, Law degree
  • University of Konstanz, Doctorate of Law
  • University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management DEP, IC.D certification


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