FISITA Welcomes A2MAC1 as a Corporate Member

A2MAC1 has joined FISITA as a Corporate Member.

Why has A2MAC1 joined FISITA?

A2MAC1’s membership aligns them with a prestigious global network of automotive and mobility engineering professionals, driven by a commitment to collaborative thought leadership, access to cutting-edge technological insights, and the advancement of sustainable and accessible mobility solutions.

“Joining FISITA empowers A2MAC1 to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of automotive and mobility engineering. It enables us to leverage a global network, access the latest technological insights, and contribute to the development of sustainable and accessible mobility solutions. Through this membership, we are poised to drive innovation and tackle industry challenges alongside the best minds in the field.” – Frank Bunte, CEO

About A2MAC1 – Decode the Future

A2MAC1 is a leading global provider of benchmarking and engineering insights, dedicated to decoding the future of the automotive and mobility industries. Since its inception, A2MAC1 has been at the forefront of innovation, helping clients navigate the complexities of the evolving market through comprehensive data analysis and strategic expertise.

Their mission is to empower businesses with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed decisions, drive innovation, and achieve sustainable growth. A2MAC1 offer a unique blend of technical insights, competitive analysis, and trend forecasting, tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.

A2MAC1’s extensive database and advanced analytical tools provide unparalleled insights into vehicle architecture, technology, and performance. Our team of experts works closely with clients to deliver productivity solutions that enhance product development, reduce engineering cycle times and optimize costs, and ultimately improve overall market positioning.

Committed to advancing the future of mobility, A2MAC1 collaborates with industry leaders, leveraging our deep understanding of automotive engineering to foster innovation and support the transition to sustainable and accessible transportation solutions.

With a global presence and a reputation for excellence, A2MAC1 is the trusted partner for companies looking to stay ahead in a rapidly changing industry. A2MAC1 decode the future, enabling our clients to engineer and build the next generation of automotive and mobility solutions, better, faster and more sustainable.

Meet the A2MAC1 team

Frank Bunte has been the CEO of A2MAC1 – Decode the Future since April 2021. Prior to this, he was the Chief Commercial Officer at A2MAC1 from July 2020 to March 2021.

He brings a wealth of experience from his time at Progress Partners (2016-2020), where he served as Managing Director of Progress Partners Europe and Executive in Residence. Bunte also played a pivotal role at NAUTO (2017-2020), setting up their international operations based out of Dublin, Ireland.

His executive experience includes roles at Swiftpage as a shareholder and Vice President of Global Business Development, and at EASI’R as Chief Revenue Officer and Vice President, Head of Global Sales & Marketing Operations. At SAP, Bunte held several senior leadership positions, including Vice President, Head of SAP Embedded Solutions & OEM Platform Sales MEE, and Vice President, Global Head of SAP Partner Service Portfolio.

Earlier in his career, Bunte held leadership roles at BBK Europe Business Advisory, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Behr Hella Thermocontrol GmbH.

He holds an Engineer’s Degree in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering from Universität Gesamthochschule Paderborn / University of Applied Sciences Südwestfalen.

Arno Zinke is a seasoned product and technology leader with a strong background in digital innovation, software development, and cloud platforms.

Before joining A2MAC1 as CPTO, he served as Hexagon’s SVP of Software Engineering. During his tenure, he led the software transformation of its manufacturing division and successfully designed and launched Nexus, Hexagon’s cloud platform for discrete manufacturing.

Arno has held various product and technology leadership positions at Autodesk, most recently as Chief Platform Architect. He played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s global platform, technology, and partnership strategies.

An entrepreneur at heart, Arno co-founded two innovative startups and has explored a diverse array of technologies, products, and platforms across sectors ranging from media and entertainment to manufacturing and construction. Notably, one of these startups was later acquired by Autodesk.

Arno is also an active startup mentor and investor.

He holds a Ph.D. in computer science, with a deep academic grounding in computer vision, graphics, simulation, and machine learning techniques.

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