Reiner John received his degree in Electrical Engineering from the Fachhochschule des Saarlandes (Germany) in collaboration with the University of Metz / Perpignan (France). In 1984 he started his career with the Siemens Semiconductor Group in Munich, where he worked in automatic test systemdevelopment. In 1989 he was responsible for the consultation and application of embedded control development tools in the Siemens Automation Group. After joining Siemens Corporate Research and Development in 1991, Reiner John researched knowledge-based embedded systems within the Fuzzy group. Moving to Regensburg to work for the Siemens Automotive Division three years later, he developed concepts and implementations for a real-time operating system to manage and control the engine and transmission system. In 1996 he joined Siemens Semiconductors, the later IPO of Infineon Technologies, where he served in several management positions in the Quality and Production Department of the company. In 2000, he further pursued his career in Taiwan, where he set up and managed the Infineon Silicon Foundry Taiwan Office as the Head of Department for seven years. At present, Reiner John is working in AVL List GmbH, Austria, where he oversees the coordination of public-funded R&D projects in the area of trustable AI for industrial and electromobility applications.
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