Andreas Huettner is Austrian and studied Material Physics at the University of Leoben / Austria. His first visit to Brazil was in 1993, when he was invited to participate in the Ph.D. Program at Private University Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, FGV-SP.
In parallel, he researched at the Engineering and Quality Management Department of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, being part of the company’s Ph.D. group. During 1996 and 2006, Andreas ran through several management positions at Audi, Volkswagen, Volkswagen do Brasil and Bertelsmann Media. In 2006, Andreas was hired by Google Germany as the Director of the Automotive Vertical and, consequently, was invited to assume the sales department at Google’s Brazilian subsidiary.