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10 Questions with Tim Schlegel

When did you start at LFT?

Early 2020.

What are you doing at LFT?

I represent LFT with strategic and financial business partners in the US.

How do you feel about being the "face" as the only (at this point) representative of LFT in the US?

I am very honored to be part of the very exciting company LFT with such experienced team members. I believe LFT has found a perfect market niche in an extremely competitive industry. With the US expansion, LFT will be in a great position to succeed globally.

What issues do you want to tackle first in California for LFT?

Building strategic partnerships with U.S. automakers and OEMs.

What do you like best about working at LFT?

I like the expertise of the small core team at LFT. I see a lot of interest from large U.S. technology companies in what we are building. I also appreciate the speed at which LFT operates and how quickly it can adapt to ever-changing market conditions. That alone is a big advantage over the big companies.

What do you like to do when you're not working?

I live between Los Angeles and San Diego which is world famous for its beaches. We have perfect weather all year round, so I do a lot of outdoor activities like biking and surfing.

If you could learn anything new, what would it be?

I would love to get my commercial pilot license one day.

What food / dish do you wish had no calories?

Mexican Tacos.

In which places have you lived?

Berlin, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles.

What advice do you have for prospective LFT applicants?

Now is the perfect time to join LFT. It's still a startup, but mature enough to compete with the "big boys".