Thomas Müller was born on the 30th of May 1976 in Brazil.
After studying mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich he entered the International Trainee Program of the AUDI AG in 2001.
Following several positions in the development of braking control systems he was appointed executive assistant to the member of the board for technical development in 2006. In 2009 he then started his job as the head of strategy in the technical development.
Since 2010 Müller was the head of development of braking, steering and assistance systems within the chassis development. Subsequently, he was appointed head of chassis development in 2016 and additionally head of development of autonomous driving in April 2018.