CONNECTED CAR DETROIT

March 13, 2018 @ The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan

Over 300+ experts joined Connected Car Detroit 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

Ned Curic, Vice President Amazon Alexa Automotive, Amazon

The economic and societal impact of connected cars (panel discussion)

Key stakeholders discuss the technologies and trends that will shape the evolution of the connected car over the next decade and beyond.
Mike Tinskey, Ford Motor Company | Bob Gruszczynski, Volkswagen | Ravi Puvvala, Savari | Marjorie Loeb, Mayer Brown

Track 1

Session 1: Connected Services

Moderated by Greg Basich, Assoc. Director, Automotive Infotainment & Telematics and Connected Mobility services, Strategy Analytics

Embracing industry disruption: transforming through innovation

Kurt Hoppe, Global Head of Innovation – Connected Car, General Motors

Powering automation and electrification with next generation connected services

Olaf Gietelink, Vice President Product Marketing, TomTom

Re-imagining service delivery for the connected car

Raj Paul, VP of IoT & Connected Services, DMI

The digital dealership: How connectivity and automation is key to customer experience and the bottom line

Russ Lemmer, EVP of Mobility and Retail Automotive, Dealerware

Track 2

Session 1: Data

Moderated by Asad Husain, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Building automotive security from the inside out

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

Data needs for cybersecurity

Geoffrey Wood, Director, North America Business Development, Automotive Cyber Security, TowerSec Harman

Maximizing the value of data in a smart mobility ecosystem

Allaa Hilal, Director of Innovation, IMS

Track 1

Session 2: Connected Services

Moderated by Richard Wallace, Director – Transportation Systems Analysis, CAR

Empowering innovation with the USPTO

Faris Almatrahi, Supervisory Patent Examiner, US Patent & Trademark Office

Connected cars – 4 opportunities to engage drivers

Kai Adolphs, Global Automotive Product Research Director, Kantar TNS

The future of connected vehicles and their potential impact

Ozgur Tohumcu, CEO, Tantalum

Track 2

Session 2: Connectivity

Moderated by Jeff Hannah, Director North America, SBD Automotive

Connected car and IoT

Lakshmi Thanayankizil, Wireless Connectivity Specialist / Researcher, General Motors

Automotive connectivity testing challenges

Ralph Buckingham, Director – Connected / Autonomous Technologies, Transportation Technologies, Intertek

ethernet Testing a foundational testing approach

Jeremy Bennington, Corporate Solutions & Technical Strategy Lead, Spirent Communications

A 'Network of Networks' connectivity solution a must for the next generation of connected and autonomous vehicles

Greg Ewert, President, Connected Car & Intelligent Transport Systems, Globalstar

Smart vehicle + smart city = connected world

Derek Prentice, Manager, Connected Vehicle Services, FEV

Track 1

Session 3: UX

Moderated by Paul Carrannanto, Managing Director, Automotive and Industrial Equipment Practice, Accenture

Connected vehicles, HMI and ADAS: challenges and opportunities

Zeljko Medenica, Senior Engineer – Intelligent Vehicle Systems, Changan

Attentional shift: moving from driving to experiencing

Carie Cunningham, User Experience Researcher, Nuance

User validation: It’s more than clusters and cup holders

Jonathon Baugh, Experience Architect, Pillar Technology

Building a level 5 black box using UX accelerators

Joel Hoffmann, Automotive Industry Influencer

Track 2

Session 3: ADAS – a stepping stone to autonomous driving? (panel discussion)

Moderated by Anish Verma, Principal, Capgemini
Andre Welch, Manager, Automotive Safety Rulemaking and Policy, Ford Motor Company
James Schwyn, Chief Technical Officer, Valeo North America
Michael Ingrody, Autonomous Driving/ADAS System Developer, Visteon Corporation

Partners

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

Sponsors & Exhibitors

AAA
CrowdFlower
dlhBOWLES
FEV
Green Hills Software
TomTom
Vector

Moderators

Accenture
Automotive World
Center for Automotive Research
Capgemini
McKinsey & Company
Roland Berger
SBD Automotive
Strategy Analytics

Media Partners

Automotive World
AutoHarvest

Speakers

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

Ned Curic

Vice President, Amazon Alexa Automotive, Amazon

Mike Tinskey

Director, Global Emerging Services – Connectivity, Ford Motor Company

Kurt Hoppe

Global Head of Innovation – Connected Car, General Motors

Andre Welch

Manager, Automotive Safety Rulemaking and Policy, Ford Motor Company

Bob Gruszczynski

OBD Communication Expert, Volkswagen

Lakshmi Thanayankizil

Wireless Connectivity Specialist / Researcher, General Motors

Ravi Puvvala

CEO, Savari

Marjorie Loeb

Partner, Mayer Brown

Olaf Gietelink

Vice President Product Marketing, TomTom

Russ Lemmer

EVP of Mobility and Retail Automotive, Dealerware

Raj Paul

VP of IoT & Connected Services, DMI

Chuck Brokish

Director of Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software

Geoffrey Wood

Director, North America Business Development, Automotive Cyber Security, TowerSec Harman

Allaa Hilal

Director of Innovation, IMS

Faris Almatrahi

Supervisory Patent Examiner, US Patent & Trademark Office

Kai Adolphs

Global Automotive Product Research Director, Kantar TNS

Ozgur Tohumcu

CEO, Tantalum

Jonathon Baugh

Experience Architect, Pillar Technology

Ralph Buckingham

Director – Connected / Autonomous Technologies, Transportation Technologies, Intertek

Jeremy Bennington

Corporate Solutions & Technical Strategy Lead, Spirent Communications

Greg Ewert

President, Connected Car & Intelligent Transport Systems, Globalstar

Derek Prentice

Manager, Connected Vehicle Services, FEV

Zeljko Medenica

Senior Engineer – Intelligent Vehicle Systems, Changan Automobile

Carie Cunningham

User Experience Researcher, Nuance

Joel Hoffmann

Automotive Industry Influencer

James Schwyn

Chief Technical Officer, Valeo North America

Wilfried Aulbur

Senior Partner, Roland Berger

Greg Basich

Assoc. Director, Automotive Infotainment & Telematics and Connected Mobility Services, Strategy Analytics

Paul Carrannanto

Managing Director, Automotive and Industrial Equipment Practice, Accenture

Jeff Hannah

Director North America, SBD Automotive

Asad Husain

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Martin Kahl

Editor, Automotive World

 

Anish Verma

Principal, Capgemini

Richard Wallace

Director – Transportation Systems Analysis, Center for Automotive Research

 

Delegates

The following industry stakeholders attended Connected Car Detroit

A.T. Kearney - Partner

AAA - Applications Associate

AAA - CEO

AAA - Chief Enterprise Architect

AAA - Chief Operations Tech Officer

AAA - Regional Marketing

AAA - VP Core Insurance Applications

AAA - VP Marketing

Accenture - Managing Director Automotive and Industrial Equipment Practice

Acorn2Oak Innovation Solutions - Director

Adient - Senior Market Research Analyst

Amazon - Vice President

Audi - Benchmark Engineer

Audi - Tech Benchmark Sr. Engineer

Audible - Director of Business Development

Automotive Industries - Associate editor

Automotive Industries - Associate Publisher

AVL - Skill Team Leader – Systems Engineering

AVL - Sr Project Engineer

Baro Vehicles - CEO & CTO

Bordrin Motor Corporation - Chief Engineer, ADAS Systems

Braskem America - Market Intelligence

Cambridge Sharpe - CEO

Capgemini - Principal

Center for Automotive Research - Director – Transportation Systems Analysis

Changan - Senior Engineer – Intelligent Vehicle Systems

ChinaOnLine - Automotive Editor

Cisco - EMU Lecturer

CNET - Executive Editor

Conigital Group - Partner

Connected Stategy Advisors - CEO

Critical Cyber Systems - Founder - Principal Research Scientist

CrowdFlower - Machine Learning Scientist

CrowdFlower - Mid Market Account Executive

CrowdFlower - Product Marketing Manager

CrowdFlower - Sales Development Representative

Daimler - Director, Connectivity and HMI

Delphi - Global Market Analyst

DENSO - Program Lead

DENSO - Software Engineer

Department for International Trade - Global Business Accelerator Programme Co-ordinator

Department for International Trade - Global Business Accelerator Programme Manager

Department for International Trade - Head of Strategy, Programmes & Communications

DISYS - Account Executive

DISYS - Account General Manager

dlhBOWLES - Account Manager

dlhBOWLES - Director of Business Development

dlhBOWLES - Marketing Associate

DMC - VP of IoT & Connected Services

DMI - Director, Business Development - Automotive

DMI - Marketing Director

Dorman Products Inc - New Product Engineer

Eaton - Controls Specialist

EnergyHub - Business Development Associate

EnergyHub - VP Business Development

FCA - Business Development Manager

FCA - Designer

FCA - ICT Global Business Development

FCA - ICT Manager

FCA - ICT PD Data Analytics

FCA - Inbound Logistics Supervisor

FCA - Int'l Planning Mgr.

FCA - IT Project Manager

FCA - Manager, Advanced Analytics / Data Science

FCA - Manager, B2C Data Services

FCA - Outbound Logistics Analyst

FCA - Powertrain Engineering Director

FCA - Senior Manager IT Logistics

FCA - Uconnect Marketing

FCA - UI/UX Designer

FCA - Vehicle Cybersecurity

FCA - VSRC CVP Integration Lead

FCA - UX Developer

FEV - Manager, Connected Vehicle Services

FEV - Senior Consultant

FEV - Senior Director, Business Development

FCA - Business Development

FCA - Business Development Analyst

Flex - Associate Principal System Engineer (Autonomous and Connectivity)

Flex - VP Business Strategy & Marketing

Ford Motor Company - Business Analyst

Ford Motor Company - CAE Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Manager

Ford Motor Company - Sr. Engineer - Core Telematics & V2X Product Development

Ford Motor Company - Planning & Strategy Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - UX Design Researcher

Ford Motor Company - Strategy Analyst OEM

Ford Motor Company - Adv Strategy and Rulemaking

Ford Motor Company - Advanced Manufacturing Representative

Ford Motor Company - Advanced voice technologies senior engineer

Ford Motor Company - Analytics Scientist

Ford Motor Company - Business Analyst

Ford Motor Company - BEV/HEV Service Commodity Manager

Ford Motor Company - Business Engagement Manager

Ford Motor Company - Business IT

Ford Motor Company - Business Relationship Manager

Ford Motor Company - CAE engineer

Ford Motor Company - Carrier Planner

Ford Motor Company - CM Strategic Design

Ford Motor Company - Cockpit Electronics Validation Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Color and Material Designer

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle Carrier Planning

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle Monitoring

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle Security

Ford Motor Company - Connectivity Business Development Lead

Ford Motor Company - Connectivity Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Connectivity Research Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - CRM Manager

Ford Motor Company - Cyber Security Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Cyber Security Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Data Scientist

Ford Motor Company - Designer

Ford Motor Company - DSRC supervisor

Ford Motor Company - DUX Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Embedded Modem System Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Engineering Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Engrg Consultant

Ford Motor Company - Enterprise Connectivity

Ford Motor Company - EV Marketing

Ford Motor Company - EV PT Data Analysis Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Future Mobility Innovation

Ford Motor Company - Global Director, Connected Vehicle & Emerging Services

Ford Motor Company - Global Product Planning and Strategy

Ford Motor Company - Global Wireless Anaylst

Ford Motor Company - HMI Quality Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Import Vehicle Logistics Mgr

Ford Motor Company - In Vehicle Security

Ford Motor Company - In Vehicle Security - Mobility

Ford Motor Company - Information Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Information Specialist - Research

Ford Motor Company - Innovation Lead, City Solutions

Ford Motor Company - Interaction Designer

Ford Motor Company - iOS Developer

Ford Motor Company - IT Research

Ford Motor Company - Lead Operations Research Scientist

Ford Motor Company - Manager

Ford Motor Company - Manager - Connectivity Planning & Strategy

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Automotive Safety Rulemaking and Policy

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Connected Vehicle Analytics

Ford Motor Company - Manager, IT Resesarch & Innovation

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Product and Sustainability Analytics

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Vehicle Design & Technologies

Ford Motor Company - Marketing Lead City Solutions

Ford Motor Company - Marketing Manager

Ford Motor Company - Metrologist

Ford Motor Company - Mobililty Solutions Engineer and Connected Vehicle Data Scientist

Ford Motor Company - Mobility Feature and Integration Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Mobility Product Owner - Connected Vehicle

Ford Motor Company - Mobility Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Mobility Research Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Mobility Strategy & Integration

Ford Motor Company - NA Business Associations

Ford Motor Company - PD-IT Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - PD-IT Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - PProduct Manager

Ford Motor Company - Product Designer, Telematics

Ford Motor Company - Product Development Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Integration Manager

Ford Motor Company - Product Line Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Product Manager

Ford Motor Company - Product Planner

Ford Motor Company - Program Control

Ford Motor Company - Program Management

Ford Motor Company - PT NVH PAT Leader

Ford Motor Company - Purchasing Specialist

Ford Motor Company - Quality Engineer

Ford Motor Company - R&D Manager, Connected Infotainment

Ford Motor Company - Representative

Ford Motor Company - Research Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Research EngineerFord Motor Company - Security Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Senior Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Senior Solution Architect

Ford Motor Company - SEO Business Relationship Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Software Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Software Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Solution Architect

Ford Motor Company - Strategy & Planning

Ford Motor Company - Strategy and Planning Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Supervisor, Strategy&Planning

Ford Motor Company - Supervisor/Technical Special;ist

Ford Motor Company - System Analysis Engineer

Ford Motor Company - System Dynamics Core Method Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Telematics Systems Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Teschnology and Strategy Consultant

Ford Motor Company - UX Mobile Apps & Connectivity Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - V2V Security Program Manager

Ford Motor Company - V2X Engineer

Ford Motor Company - V2X Telematics Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Vehicle Architecture

Ford Motor Company - Vehicle Cybersecurity Specialist

Ford Motor Company - Vehicle Data Architect

Ford Smart Mobility - Product Designer

Freelance - Freelance Journalist

Freelance - Freelancer

General Motors - AV Cost Engineer

General Motors - Business Architecture Leader

General Motors - Client Partner

General Motors - Connected Vehicle Specialist

General Motors - Cost Engineer

General Motors - Engineering Group Manager

General Motors - Engineering Manager, Innovation and Monetization

General Motors - Feature Owner: Connectivity

General Motors - Global Head of Innovation - Connected Car

General Motors - GM Technical Fellow

General Motors - Infotainment Product Manager

General Motors - Long Term Forecasting-AV

General Motors - Manager - Technology Trends & Insights

General Motors - Navigation Systems Engineer

General Motors - Public Policy

General Motors - Senior Analyst

General Motors - Senior Business Architect

General Motors - Sr. Cost Engineer

General Motors - Sr. Engineering Manager

General Motors GCCX - Global Innovation Connected Vehicle

General Motors - Manufacturing Engineer

General Motors - strategy and innovation manager

General Motors - Tech Fellow - Active Safety/Autonomous Validation

GENIVI - Marketing Manager

GlobalStar - President, Connected Car & Intelligent Transport Systems

Globalstar - Vice President, Business Development

Goodyear - Business Designer

Green Hills Software - Automotive FAE

Green Hills Software - Director of Automotive Business Development

Green Hills Software - Director, Automotive & Transportation Sales

Grupo Antolin North America - Director of Innovation - North America

Hella - Advisor

Hella - Marketing Supervisor

HERE Technologies - Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence

Horiba Mira - Director

Hyundai - ADAS & AV Manager

Hyundai - ADAS Development Engineer

Hyundai - Advanced Research Sr. Engineer

Hyundai - Advanced Technology Researcher

Hyundai - Manager

Hyundai - Senior ADAS Development Engineer

Hyundai - Senior Engineer, Multimedia Systems Design

Hyundai America Technical Center Inc - New Concept Planner

Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc (HATCI) - Connect Car Validation Engineer

IMS - Director of Innovation

Intertek - Director – Connected / Autonomous Technologies, Transportation Technologies

Irdeto - Director Business Development

Irdeto Connected Transport - Technical Account Manager

ISUZU - System Integration Engineer

Jaguar Land Rover - Executive Director Strategic Business

Kantar TNS - Automotive Practice Lead

Kantar TNS - Innovation and Product Development Director, Automotive

Karamba Security - CEO and Co-Founder

KPIT Infosystems Incorporated - Account Manager

KPIT Infosystems Incorporated - MGR Accts & Finance

Lippert Components - Chief Engineer

Lippert Components - Director Of Marketing

Locpin - Director

Magna - Global Product Manager

Mahindra group - Regional Manager

MAHINDRA NA - MANAGER -ACTIVE SAFETY

Mapbox - Automotive Maps

Mapbox - Product Strategy AV Maps

Mapbox - VP of Business Development

Markets and Markets - Director

Mayer Brown - Partner

McKinsey & Company - Partner

Michigan Economic Development Corporation - Development Manager

Michigan Economic Development Corporation - Senior Vice President and Senior Automotive Advisor

Michigan Economic Development Corporation - Strategic Initiatives Director

Mitsubishi Motors - Senior Representative

MVP Collaborative - AAA Brand Ambassador

Neusoft Automotive - Chief Architect & Global Product Planning

Nissan - Manager, Technology Planning

Nuance - User Experience Researcher

Office of the Board of Investment - Executive Director, International Affairs Division

Office of the Board of Investment - Investment Promotion Officer

Ohio Turnpike & Infrastructure Commission - Chief Technology Officer

Omni-ID - PhD Student

One10 Marketing - Senior Copywriter

ParkWhiz - SVP Business Development

ParkWhiz - VP Platform Solutions & Strategy

Pega - Senior Sales Associate

Pegasystems Inc - Client Director - Automotive

Pegasystems Inc. - Principal Solution Consultant

Pillar Technology - Experience Architect

Portfolio Planning - Portfolio Mgr

Propelmee - Founder & Lead Technologist

Pure Michigan Business Connect - Consultant - PMBC

RDM Group - Sales & Marketing Director

Roadz - CEO

roborace - Director

Roland Berger - Senior Partner

SAE International - Acquisitions Editor

SAE International - Product Manager

Savari - CEO

Savari Inc. - VP of Global Sales and Marketing

SBA Communications - Director, Technology Research

SBA Communications - Manager, Corporate Strategy & Finance

SBD Automotive - Director North America

Silvercar - Silvercar Head of Communications

SMART Highways Magazine - Editor

Spark EV Technology - CEO

Spirent - Corporate Solutions & Technical Strategy Lead

Strategy Analytics - Assoc. Director, Automotive Infotainment & Telematics and Connected Mobility Services

Synaptiv - Founder

Tantalum - CEO

TASS International, A Siemens Business - Director

TEAGUE - Business Development Director

Tech Mahindra - Vice President

Thailand Board of Investment - Deputy Director

Thailand Board of Investment - Investment Promotion Officer

The Floow Limited - Director, Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer

The Smithers Report - Editor

TomTom - Director Business Development, Autonomous Driving

TomTom - Product Manager, Automotive

TomTom - Senior Management Assistant, Automotive

TomTom - Senior Manager Sales, Automotive

TomTom - Senior Marketing Manager

TomTom - Senior Product Manager, Automotive

TomTom - Strategic Manager Product Marketing, Maps

TomTom - Vice President Sales, Automotive

TomTom Automotive - Vice President Product Marketing

TowerSec Harman - Director, North America Business Development, Automotive Cyber Security

US Patent & Trademark Office - Supervisory Patent Examiner

Valeo - CCC NA R&D Director

Valeo - Chief Technical Officer North America

Valeo - NA R&D Director

Valeo - Product Marketing Analyst

Vector - Director of Marketing - North America

Vector - Production Line Director - Netwrok Development

Vlocita - SVP Product and Marketing

Volkswagen - Digital Marketing Specialist

Volkswagen - OBD Communication Expert

Volkswagen - Product Manager

Volvo - Director of Service Delivery

Westfield - Director

WSDOT - Data Analyst

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