Investor – Safrema Energy
Jutta was born in Cologne, Germany and grew up in Berchtesgaden. She studied physics and completed her Masters Degree. After working seven years as a development engineer for BMW, she became a professional racer. She raced her first Paris Dakar Rally in 1988 on a BMW motorcycle.
Six years later she switched to race cars. In 2001, she became the first woman to win the overall classification at the Dakar Rally. Jutta Kleinschmidt has been the most successful female rally driver ever. She developed, together with Volkswagen, one of the most successful race cars, the Race Touareg.
Jutta Kleinschmidt also has an extensive engineering and developing background. Today she works as a Key Note Speaker for well-known companies. She has authored and written a book in German, where she compares her motor sport experience with attaining business success.