CONNECTED CAR CALIFORNIA

April 26, 2018 @ The Santa Clara Marriott, California

Over 200+ experts joined Connected Car California to network, share ideas and learn about the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the connected car.

Schedule

We work closely with our expert speakers to develop a schedule that offers delegates a glimpse into the future.

Main Stage

Keynote

Akshay Jaising, West Coast Regional Manager, Maven

The path to Level 5 autonomy (panel discussion)

Key stakeholders discuss the technologies and trends that will shape the evolution of the connected car over the next decade and beyond.
Larry Dominique, PSA North America | Chris Heiser, Renovo.auto | Jason Eichenholz, Luminar Technologies | Elliot Katz, Phantom Auto

Track 1

Session 1: Urban Mobility

Moderated by: Robert Merlotti, Senior Vice President, Mobility - Americas, Frost & Sullivan

Carsharing and ridesharing. Many services, one fleet (and other ways to increase utilization)

Mark Thomas, VP Marketing, Ridecell

The connected commute – smart mobility in the urban environment

Paul Asel, Managing Partner, NGP Capital

The connected car and the next generation

Adam Elmaghraby, VP of Co-Creation, Local Motors

Track 2

Session 1: Data

Moderated by Edward Sanchez, Senior Analyst, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics

The big data opportunity in our driverless future

Evangelos Simoudis, Managing Director, Synapse Partners

Building automotive security from the inside out

Chuck Brokish, Director of Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software

IoT, autonomous autos and next generation security – why what we have isn’t enough

Nancy Zayed, Founder & CTO, MagicCube

Data platforms at the center of value creation in the connected car ecosystem

Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications, MapR

Track 1

Session 2: Connected Services

Moderated by Edward Sanchez, Senior Analyst, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics

Content and services empowering the connected car

Danny Grobben, Account Director, TomTom

Accelerating connected car software development through open source

Dan Cauchy, Executive Director Automotive Grade Linux, The Linux Foundation

Transactional parking: A $100B connected service

Ed Lewis, SVP Business Development, ParkWhiz

Track 2

Session 2: Connectivity

Moderated by: Marc Winterhoff, Senior Partner, Roland Berger

SmartDeviceLink - open source app connectivity

Timur Pulathaneli, Supervisor AppLink/SDL Platform and Partner Development, Ford Motor Company

Secure updates for the automotive industry

Walter Sullivan, Head of Innovation and Incubation, Elektrobit

Future wireless connectivity for the auto industry

Syed Zaeem Hosain (“Z”) , Chief Technical Officer, Aeris

Four Pillars of Connected Car Program – Connectivity, Security, Visibility and Monetizability

Krish Inbarajan, Global Head of Connected Car, Cisco Jasper

Track 1

Session 3: UX

Moderated by Drew Bailey, Director Industry X Consulting, Accenture

Voice as a design element

Ahmer Khan, Director of Product, CloudCar

Autonomous mobility: optimizing the user experience for all stakeholders

Lissa Franklin, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Bestmile

The future is now. Experience innovation for a new era of mobility

Christian Eckert, Executive Creative Director and Innovation Strategist, Xi

An intentional future

Jeshua Nanthakumar & Kevin Davis, Head of Product Experience & Head of Operations & Strategy, Milkinside

Track 2

Session 3: ADAS & Autonomous

Moderated by: Robert Merlotti, Senior Vice President, Mobility - Americas, Frost & Sullivan

ML-driven contextual awareness for autonomous vehicles

Humayun Irshad, Lead Scientist Machine Learning, Figure Eight

AI for optimizing urban transportation

Todd Simon, Executive in Residence, DN Capital

LiDAR: The Eyes of the Machine

Louay Eldada, CEO, Quanergy

Fireside chat with Drive ai

Christine Moon, Head of Automotive Alliances, Drive ai

Partners

We'd like to thank our partners for helping us to connect and inform the global connected car community.

Sponsors

AutonomouStuff
BlackDuck by Synopsys
Continental
Elektrobit
enGIS
Figure Eight
Flexera
Green Hills Software
Quantum
TomTom
Wind River

Moderators

Accenture
Automotive World
Frost & Sullivan
Roland Berger
Strategy Analytics

Media Partners

Automotive World
AutoHarvest

Speakers

Our hand-picked lineup of more than 30 expert speakers makes CONNECTED CAR CALIFORNIA an unmissable learning opportunity.

Akshay Jaising

West Coast Regional Manager, Maven

Larry Dominique

President & CEO, PSA North America

Chris Heiser

CEO, Renovo.auto

Adam Elmaghraby

VP of Co-Creation, Local Motors

Timur Pulathaneli

Supervisor AppLink/SDL Platform and Partner Development, Ford Motor Company

Jason Eichenholz

Co-Founder & CTO, Luminar Technologies

Elliot Katz

Co-Founder / Chief Strategy Officer / Head of Legal and Policy, Phantom Auto

Mark Thomas

VP Marketing, Ridecell

Chuck Brokish

Director of Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software

Paul Asel

Managing Partner, NGP Capital

Evangelos Simoudis

Managing Director, Synapse Partners

Nancy Zayed

Founder & CTO, MagicCube

Danny Grobben

Account Director, TomTom

Jack Norris

Senior Vice President, Data and Applications, MapR

Ed Lewis

SVP Business Development, ParkWhiz

Walter Sullivan

Head of Innovation and Incubation, Elektrobit

Syed Zaeem Hosain (“Z”)

Chief Technical Officer, Aeris

Krish Inbarajan

Global Head of Connected Car, Cisco Jasper

Todd Simon

Executive in Residence, DN Capital

Humayun Irshad

Lead Scientist Machine Learning, Figure Eight

Ahmer Khan

Director of Product, CloudCar

Lissa Franklin

VP Business Development and Marketing, Bestmile

Christian Eckert

Executive Creative Director and Innovation Strategist, Xi

Louay Eldada

CEO, Quanergy

Christine Moon

Head of Automotive Alliances, Drive ai

Kevin Davis

Head of Operations & Strategy, Milkinside

Jeshua Nanthakumar

Head of Product Experience, Milkinside

Drew Bailey

Director Industry X Consulting, Accenture

Martin Kahl

Editor, Automotive World

Edward Sanchez

Senior Analyst, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics

Marc Winterhoff

Senior Partner, Roland Berger

Robert Merlotti

Senior Vice President, Mobility - Americas, Frost & Sullivan

Delegates

Below is a sample of the 200+ automakers, suppliers and other key stakeholders who attended CONNECTED CAR CALIFORNIA 2018

Accenture - Director, Industry X Consulting

Aeris - Chief Technology Officer

Aeris - Director, Customer Experience, Design, and Strategy, Customer Success

Alps Electric - Marketing and Technology Manager

ANSYS - Account Manager

Aptiv - Director Business Development

AT&S - President & CEO

Audi of America - Senior Innovation Strategist

AutonomouStuff - Inside Sales

AutonomouStuff - Regional Sales Manager Silicon Valley

AutonomouStuff - VP of Worldwide Sales & Business Development

Bestmile - Vice President of Business Development and Marketing

Black Duck by Synopsys - Product Marketing Manager

BMW - Management Trainee

Bmw - Procurement

Byton - Staff Hardware Engineer

BYTON (Future Mobility Corp) - Director - Integration (AD & PT)

Chamberlain Group - Design Lead

Cisco Jasper - Global Head of Connected Car

CloudCar - Director of Business Development

CloudCar - Director of Product

CloudCar - Lead UX Designer

CloudCar - Marketing & Communications Manager

CloudCar - Senior Product Manager

CloudCar - UX Designer

CNBC.com - Reporter

Connected Mobility Solutions - President

Continental - Account Manager

Continental - Business Development Specialist

Continental - Innovation Manager

Continental - Product Manager

Continental - Software Engineer

Continental - Technical Project Leader

Corning - Business Development Manager

DAV - Co-Founder & CMO

DENSO International America, Inc. - Director

DN Capital - Executive in Residence

Drive ai - Head of Automotive Alliances

Elektrobit - Head of Innovation and Incubation

Elektrobit - Marketing Manager North America

Elektrobit - Project Manager

Elektrobit - Senior Software Engineer

Elektrobit - Senior Software Engineerq

EnGIS Technologies - CEO & President

EnGIS Technologies - Deputy General Manager

EnGIS Technologies - Director, Business Development

EnGIS Technologies - Navigation Engineer

Faraday Future - Product Manager

Faraday Future - Sr. Product Manager

Faraday Future - Technical Lead

Faurecia - VP Strategy

FEV North America, Inc. - Manger, Business Development

Figure Eight - Enterprise Account Executive

Figure Eight - Enterprise Sales Development Representative

Figure Eight - Machine Learning Scientist

Figure Eight - Marketing Coordinator

Figure Eight - Mid-Market Sales Development Representative

FirstGroup plc - Business Development Manager

FleishmanHillard - Account Executive

Flex - Global Product Strategy Manager

Flexera - Major Account Manager

Flexera - VP of Product Management

Ford Motor Company - AV & Technology Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - Body Engineering Co-op

Ford Motor Company - Cyber Security Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Design Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Engineering Manager

Ford Motor Company - Infotainment Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - IVI Software Research

Ford Motor Company - Manager Connected Infotainment

Ford Motor Company - Mechatronics Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Research Engineer - Wireless connectivity

Ford Motor Company - Software Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Sr Software Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Supervisor AppLink/SDL Platform and Partner Development

Ford Motor Company - Systems Engineer

Ford Smart Mobility - Solutions Strategy Lead

Frost & Sullivan - Senior Vice President, Mobility - Americas

FutureCar - Senior Automotive & Technology Reporter

General Motors - Managing Director

Global Weather Corp - Advisor

Global Weather Corporation - CEO

GlobalLogic - AVP - Semiconductor & Automotive

Google / Waymo - M&A Finance

Government of Israel, Ministry of Economy - Director of Trade and Business Development

Green Hills Software - Director of Automotive Business Development

Green Hills Software - Lead Technical Marketing Engineer

Green Hills Software - VP of Automotive Sales, North America

Hanyang University - Professor

HERE Technologies - Automotive Business Development

Hitronics Technologies, Inc - Ditector of Business Development

Humans for AI - Writer

Hyundai Motor Company - Research Engineer

Hyundai Motor Company - Senior Research Engineer

Hyundai Motors Company - Research Engineer

JX Nippon Oil & Energy (Americas) Inc. - Scientist

Leggett & Platt - Applications Engineer

Local Motors - VP of Creation

Lucid Motors - Manager Infotainment & Connectivity Hardware

Lucid Motors - Senior Engineer

Lucid Motors - Senior Manager, Software

Lucid Motors - Senior Software Engineer

Lucid Motors - Sr. Manager, Supplier Quality Engineering

Luminar - Special Projects

Luminar Technologies - Co-Founder & CTO

Luxembourg Consulate General - Consul General

Luxembourg Consulate General - Head of Business Development

Luxinnovation GIE - Head of Sector Development - Automotive

MagicCube - Co-Founder

MagicCube - Founder & CTO

Magna - Business Development

MapR - Senior Vice President, Data and Applications

Maven - Maven Asst. City Manager, San Francisco

Maven - Maven City Manager, San Francisco

Maven - West Coast Regional Manager

Mercedes Benz R&D North America - Senior Software Developer

Mercedes-Benz R&D - Sr. Software Developer

Mercedes-Benz R&D North America - Principle Engineer

Meridian Autonomous Inc. - President

Meridian Autonomous Inc. - Vice president

MightyPR - Account Executive

Milkinside - Head of Operations & Strategy

Milkinside - Head of Product Experience

Mitsubishi Motors - EVP

Mitsubishi Motors - Manager

Mitsubishi Motors - Senior Researcher

Motorq - Co-founder & COO

Netradyne - President

NIO - Director of Programs

Nissan Research Center - Senior Manager of Research

NMB TECHNOLOGIES CORP. - Account Manager

Nokia Growth Partners - Managing Partner

ParkWhiz - SVP Business Development

Perfect Price - CEO

Perfect Price, Inc. - Co-founder and CTO

Phantom Auto - Co-Founder / Head of Business, Legal, and Policy

PSA North America - President & CEO

Quanergy Systems - CEO & Co-Founder

Quantum - ADAS Data Collection & Storage Strategy Manager

Quantum - Solutions Architect

Renovo Motors - Chief Commercial Officer

Renovo Motors - Co-Founder & CEO

Renovo Motors - VP Business Development

Ridecell - Head of Business Development, N. America

RideCell - VP Marketing

Roland Berger - Senior Partner

SAIC - Industrial Design Lead

SAIC - Software Engineer

SAIC - Sr.Vehicle integration Engineer

SAIC Capital - Senior Investment Director

SAIC Innovation Center - HMI Prototype Eng

SF Motors - Channel Development Manager

SF Motors - Infotainment system software engineer

SF Motors - Principle Engineer

SF Motors - Senior Firmware Engineer

SF Motors - Senior Software Engineer

SF Motors - Software Engineer Autonomous Driving

SF Motors - Staff Engineer

SF Motors - Software Engineer

SF Motors - Supply Chain

SF Motors - Automotive Strategy Manager

Shell International - Digital Business Development

Smart Start - Chief Strategy Officer

SoundHound, Inc. - Director, Business Development

Strategy Analytics - Senior Analyst, Global Automotive Practice

Sumitomo Plastics America, Inc. - General Manager

Synapse Partners - Managing Director

Tesla - Senior Manager

The Flying Car - Creator / Host

The Qt Company - Gloal Automotive Product Manager

Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. - Deputy Head of Digital Innovation

TomTom - Account Director

TomTom - Senior Customer Technical Manager

TomTom - Senior Sales Manager Automotive

TomTom - Strategic Manger Business Development

Toyota InfoTechnology - Researcher

Toyota InfoTechnology - Senior Advisor

Toyota Motor Company - Software Engineer

TRUMPF Laser Technology - Industry Manager eMobility

TSD - Director of Product Management - Rental

TSD - Executive Vice President

TTM Technologies - Sales

u-blox San Diego - Principal, Automotive Product Strategy/Market Development, Cellular

Valeo - R&D Program Manager

Xi - Executive Creative Director and Innovation Strategist

Zenuity - Sr Director, Silicon Valley Tech Hub

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