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Tanja Linken is responsible for consulting automotive OEMs in defining optimal retail networks, maximizing sales performance and service retention, and effectively managing dealerships. Her experience of 50+ dealer network optimization projects comprises mature and emerging markets likewise. She contributes to the development of proprietary spatial models, including IHS Markit's award-winning 'New Retail' methodology which combines geo-marketing techniques and data assets from both automotive and non-automotive fields in a unique, innovative way, allowing an omni-channel planning approach that includes online and offline customer touchpoints and diversified retail formats. Over the past 15 years Tanja has held several analytical and advisory positions, with a focus on geomarketing and retail planning. Prior to joining the automotive industry, she gained her professional experience with urban planning agencies. Tanja graduated with a Diploma degree in Applied Geography from Bochum University, Germany.