Arif finished his MBA with the major Entrepreneurship in Madrid. He has 10 years working experience in Management Consulting for Automotive and Hi-Tech customers with a focus on growth strategies, new business development, innovation management and M&A. Furthermore, he spent 6 years at Bosch Car Multimedia (automotive infotainment & instrumentation, smart mobility) as the global head of Corporate Strategy and M&A. During this time, he dealt extensively with new business set up in IoT & Connectivity solutions, cloud services for mobility, used cases and founded the Business Incubator BeYond GmbH. Currently he is the General Manager of BeYond, which was launched at the end of 2015.