Who We Are
We believe in mobility free of fossil fuels. We want every car to be electric and shared. Driven by this vision, Sono Motors was founded in 2016. Today, our company prides itself in having an experienced team of engineers, designers, technicians, and industry experts who are developing and building a forward-looking electric car that is suitable for daily use, with integrated solar cells and innovative mobility services.
Jona oversees the corporate IT and product strategy at Sono Motors. For him, climate protection, resource conservation and a responsible treatment of our planet are top priorities.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Laurin is in charge of the areas of corporate strategy and legal & compliance. A serial entrepreneur with focus on climate-friendly and resource-conserving mobility.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Roberto is an engineer by conviction with almost 20 years of automotive experience and development of vehicle programs at Opel, General Motors, and Webasto. He has a passion for new technologies, innovative mobility concepts, and digital transformation.
Chief Technology Officer
A groundbreaking vision needs a strong voice and the courage to break new grounds in marketing. With more than 25 years of leadership in corporate communications, brand strategy and marketing in international companies such as Dow Jones and STOXX, Isa brings a sharp sense of markets and audiences to Sono Motors.
Chief Marketing Officer
Thomas is an internationally experienced executive from the automotive industry with over 25 years of experience. He held various management positions at Daimler, Chrysler, CODA and Nissan in the fields of development, manufacturing, sales and marketing. With more than 100.000 electrically driven kilometers, he is our enthusiastic e-mobility pioneer.
Chief Operating Officer
Ulrich has 30 years of experience in the automotive sector. As general management authority for finance & controlling combined with running operations and managing business developments, he worked for several global companies with many international brands like Daimler, Chrysler and Mitsubishi Motors.
Chief Financial Officer
In addition to having a great enthusiasm for Sono Motors, our international team has a wide range of skills and experience. We all share the same vision: to make the mobility of the future new, better, and more sustainable for people and the planet. Some of our colleagues and key operatives are presented here.
With experience in international business setup, the photovoltaic industry, and in the field of climate protection, our Business Development team combines key functions that represent our company values. We evaluate business areas and future cooperation partners with steady motivation and pro planet acting.
Director Business Development
Our photovoltaic integration into vehicle is one of the most innovative in the world. Lightweight, curved and perfectly integrated. Since 2002 Mathieu has been working on the development of various photovoltaic products, from specific high efficiency solar cells and modules to space photovoltaic. He holds more than 20 active patents.
Director Photovoltaic Integration
Shared Mobility is the new movement. Our goSono team has more than 18 years of experience in product development, software engineering, and large scale system management. With proven expertise from DriveNow, Sixt, BMW, and ShareNow, we redefine smart mobility through goSono.
Director Mobility Services IT
With over 29 years of experience in developing chassis systems for top automakers and supported by Team Rosberg (F1) we have designed the Sion chassis to reach the highest levels of safety and vehicle dynamics. Environmental friendly regenerative braking and all season tires complete the strategy to provide you a better driving experience.
Director Chassis and Vehicle Dynamics
"The protection of the environment and the human being is the reason why Sono Motors exists." This principle is manifested in paragraph 3 of our shareholders' agreement. Our clear vision is why we incorporate the sustainability aspects of climate protection, resource conservation and fairness into all our business areas.
Isabel Palacios Gallo
Sustainability Program Manager
For the interior design, we focus entirely on efficiency and resource conservation. In doing so, we think outside the box and combine innovative ideas with a refined and contemporary product that also reflects the decades of experience of our employees.
Director Interior Systems
Innovative, smart and user-friendly. This it what makes our infotainment system state of the art. With more than 10 years of experience working with automotive leaders like BMW, Daimler, GM and VW we understand the customer needs and have a clear sense of purpose.
Setting new ways to spread our vision by inspiring and involving people. There is more than fresh ideas and creative minds. Transparency and openness are the links to our community. Less waste, more awareness – to a climate-friendly future.
With expertise in the development of digital products in the energy sector and second life storage of EV batteries our goal is to enable a seamless integration of the vehicle into the customer's home energy system. Mobile power stations are the key to the energy revolution.
Program Manager V2G & Energy Services
Electrics and electronics – that is what it's all about. Our team owes its expertise to the support of vehicle programs at leading companies in the industry. The unique integration of innovative systems such as the bidirectional charger and the solar cells is an exciting mission that motivates our team day after day.
Senior Manager E&E
The Sion mirrors the know-how of the people behind our vehicle development. With young professionals and experienced leaders we focus on smart solutions and the future development of mobility.
Director Vehicle Programs
Our mission is to build up a team of people who are in this project 100 percent. United by core values and driven by our shared vision. Team spirit is the key to our success.
Head of People
What began as a crowdfunding campaign in 2016 has become a cornerstone of Sono Motors: funding through our community. We have successfully completed five crowdfunding campaigns and gained additional investors. These are the people the future highly depends on. It is more than an investment. It's an impact.
As a founder, Navina established the Sono Motors brand in 2016 and continues to evolve our visual language with a strong focus on goSono, Sono's mobility services. She is passionate about female entrepreneurship and female empowerment. In 2019, she has been selected to the 50 most influential women in automotive industry.
Product Manager goSono and Founder
Innovative products and services require the support of repeatable quality processes. With over 30 years of automotive experience in quality assurance, quality management and quality audits, Mark enables the establishment of a management system according to ISO 9001 without loosing the necessary creative degrees of freedom.
Director Quality Management
Sono Motors in Numbers
More than 13,000 preorders for the Sion
Production with 100% renewable energies in the former SAAB factory in Sweden
More than 13,000 test drives with our prototypes in 65 european cities
257,000 Sion are being produced
Driven by a vision the company was founded in 2016 by three friends
Over 400 People work on this project