Sohaila Ouffata is part of BMW i Ventures – the world’s leading automotive corporate venture fund. She invests in cutting-edge solutions focusing on BMW’s current and future business in the technology and customer & service space. In addition to the investment activities Sohaila works closely with the BMW i Venture’s portfolio companies. She develops and implements strategic growth initiatives and provides operational support for BMW i Venture’s portfolio companies around the world. The current portfolio of BMW i Ventures includes among other companies like Zendrive, Chargepoint, Carbon and Moovit. Sohaila was always dedicated to innovation and new business models. Before joining the BMW Group Sohaila worked as a Senior Innovation & New Business Manager within the Telecommunications and Media industry. Within these roles she launched over the last ten years digital products & services on a global scale.