Jost Bernasch

Managing Director, VIRTUAL VEHICLE Research Center

Since 2004, Jost Bernasch is Managing Director of the research center VIRTUAL VEHICLE in Graz, Austria.

In that time VIRTUAL VEHICLE became an international recognized institution with over 200 employees and a turnover of 22 million Euros, central topics are smart, safe and green mobility.

Before Mr. Bernasch held several senior positions including Authorized Officer and Senior Project Manager of Information Technology, Düsseldorf, Germany and Director of Driving Simulation BMW, Research & Development Center, Munich, Germany.

Mr. Bernasch holds a PhD degree in computer science from the University of Munich and Dortmund.

He is steering committee member of the International Driving Simulation Conference (DSC), founder and chair of the Graz Virtual Vehicle Symposium (GSVF) and chair of the International Styrian NVH Conference (ISNVH, in cooperation with SAE).