Episode cover of #72 The future is now: Interview with Ilka Horstmeier and Kate Robertson | BMW Podcast

#72 The future is now: Interview with Ilka Horstmeier and Kate Robertson | BMW Podcast

The BMW Podcast | Changing Lanes

  • 11/30/2021
  • 55 min

About this Episode

Ready for an episode that will fill you with courage and energy? Then you’re in the right place! These two women have confidence in the future: Ilka Horstmeier – Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, responsible for Human Resources, and Labour Relations Director – and Kate Robertson, Co-Founder of One Young World. Our host Nicki met with these inspiring change-makers in London and talked with them about their collaboration. If you’re wondering what you can expect, let us assure you: It’s a lot! A variety of topics are covered, including role models, the future of young managers, sustainability, social responsibility, and the art of lifelong learning. Prepare to be inspired by Ilka Horstmeier and Kate Robertson.  02:20 Ilka Horstmeier and 27 years at BMW  05:50 The organization and community behind OYW  11:00 BMW x OYW  13:30 BMW and social responsibility  16:00 The changes in social responsibility  19:45 Future young leaders 22:40 Clear targets for BMW  26:55 Young leaders at BMW & OYW  32:15 Leadership habits 35:15 The importance of young leaders 40:30 All about mentors, role models, and icons  45:15 Advices to young leaders  49:20 Work-life integration  51:45 The future of BMW & OYW  “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.