Ulrich Kranz is the chief executive and “In Charge” of Canoo. Previously, he worked for BMW for 30 years. In that time, he was a member of the company’s research and development team where he took a lead role in developing some of the carmaker’s most innovative vehicles, tapping into his relentless drive to support the future of clean driving.
This ultimately led Ulrich to found and lead the BMW i division, which was the electric and future mobility division of the company. His commitment to clean energy continued with his work on the BMW i3, which won two World Car of the Year Awards, and the i8, given the coveted title “World Green Car of the Year” in 2015.