March 14, 2017 @ The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan

Join 300+ experts to network, share ideas and learn about the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the connected car.


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

8am: Registration and networking breakfast

9am: Keynote

Ankit Jain, Senior Director & Head of Ola Play, Ola

9:30am: Connected cars – the next ten years (panel discussion)

Key stakeholders will discuss the technologies and trends that will shape the evolution of the connected car in North America over the next decade and beyond.
Frank Weith, Volkswagen Group of America | Collin Castle, Michigan Department of Transportation | Andrew Smart, American Center for Mobility | Andrew Poliak, Panasonic Automotive | Krish Inbarajan, Cisco Jasper

10:30am: Networking break

11am: The added value of combining vehicle data and driver feedback

Rainer Holve, Vice President Connected Car, Elektrobit

11:20am: Delivering a compelling navigation experience across car lines

Mehmet Oymagil, Senior Product Manager, TomTom Automotive

11:40am: Advanced physics-based sensor simulation approaches for testing automated and connected vehicles

Tony Gioustsos, Director of Sales & Marketing, TASS International

12pm: Connected vehicle system thinking at the core of the connected car

Stephan Tarnutzer, Vice President, Electronics, FEV

12:20pm: Consolidation, standards and security in connected vehicles

Peter Brown, Chief Automotive Architect, Connected Vehicle Solutions, Wind River

12:40pm: Networking lunch

2pm: Protecting the connected car (panel discussion)

Leading experts discuss the hardware and software technologies designed to protect the connected car, its occupants and their data from online threats.
Dave Miller, Covisint | Radovan Miucic, Changan US R&D Center | Meg Novacek, Argus Cyber Security | Timothy P. Tobin, Hogan Lovells | David Martin, FBI | Jonathan Allen, Booz Allen Hamilton

3pm: Networking break

3:30pm: Racing to secure the connected car – “If you ain’t winning, you’re losing”

Chuck Brokish, Director Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software

3:50pm: Where smartphones meet the dashboard

Alan Ewing, President and Executive Director, Car Connectivity Consortium

4:10pm: Telematics transformation: how telematics is transforming the relationship between consumers, cars and insurance at a pivotal industry time

Rob Martin, North American Operations Director, Octo Telematics

4:30pm: When the car sees the driver

Iain Levy, Vice President Automotive, eyeSight

4:50pm: Closing remarks

5pm: Networking drinks

6pm: Close


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

Headline Sponsor



Green Hills Software


Automotive World
Navigant Research
Roland Berger
Strategy Analytics

Media Partners

Automotive World


Our hand-picked lineup of more than 20 expert speakers makes CONNECTED CAR DETROIT an unmissable learning opportunity.

Frank Weith

Director Connected Services, Volkswagen Group of America

Collin Castle

Connected Vehicle Specialist, Michigan Department of Transportation

Andrew Smart

CTO, American Center for Mobility

Timothy P. Tobin

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Ankit Jain

Senior Director & Head of Ola Play, Ola

Krish Inbarajan

Global Head of Connected Car, Cisco Jasper

Dave Miller

Chief Security Officer, Covisint

Radovan Miucic

Senior Intelligent Vehicle Engineer, Changan US R&D Center

Meg Novacek

Executive Director Business Development North America, Argus Cyber Security

Rainer Holve

Vice President Connected Car, Elektrobit

Andrew Poliak

VP Product Planning, Strategy and Innovation, Panasonic Automotive Systems America

Chuck Brokish

Director Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software

Mehmet Oymagil

Senior Product Manager, TomTom Automotive

Peter Brown

Chief Automotive Architect, Connected Vehicle Solutions, Wind River

Stephan Tarnutzer

Vice President, Electronics, FEV

Rob Martin

North American Operations Director, Octo Telematics

David Martin

Special Agent David Martin, FBI

Iain Levy

VP Automotive, eyeSight

Alan Ewing

President and Executive Director, Car Connectivity Consortium

Tony Gioustsos

Director of Sales & Marketing, TASS International

Jonathan Allen

Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton

Sam Abuelsamid

Senior Research Analyst, Navigant Research

Mark Fitzgerald

Associate Director, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics

Martin Kahl

Editor, Automotive World

Marc Winterhoff

Partner, Roland Berger



The full delegate list for CONNECTED CAR DETROIT 2017 is currently being compiled, but below is a selection of the 250 automakers, suppliers and other key stakeholders who attended the 2016 conference.

Airbiquity – Director

Arkema – Global Market Manager

Audi – Technical Benchmark Manager

Auto Alliance – Vice President of Innovation and Technology

Auto Beat – Freelance Auto Writer

Automobile Magazine – Detroit Bureau Chief

AVL – Project Engineer

AW Technical Center U.S.A. – Systems Applications Engineer

Battelle – Cyber Auto Security Consultant

Bitauto – Corporate Development

BorgWarner – Director – Advanced Engineering

BorgWarner – Technical Fellow

Bose – Manger, Alliances and Partnerships

BP Lubricants Americas – Business Development Manager, German OEM’s

Cogniance – Director Strategic Growth, Midwest

Conjure – CEO

Conjure – Commercial Director

Corning – Manager Market Assessment

Corning – Technology Assessment Manager

Cummins – Associate

Daimler – IT Professional

Daimler – Project Manager

Delphi Automotive – CTO

Delphi Automotive – Product Line Manager – Media Modules

DSM – Application Development Manager

DSM – Automotive OEM Manager

DSM – Business Development Manager

Ducker Worldwide – Director

Ducker Worldwide – Managing Director

Eaton – Lead Engineer

Elektrobit – Sales Manager

eTrans Systems – CTO

Faurecia Interior Systems – Marketing Analyst


FCA – ADE UConnect Engineer

FCA – Advanced Development Engineer – UConnect

FCA – Business Analyst

FCA – Connected Services

FCA – Dealer Inventory Forecast Analyst

FCA – Features Manager

FCA – International Features and Technology Manager

FCA – Manager – Consumer Trends and Foresight

FCA – Manager B2C Data Services

FCA – Portfolio Planning Manager

FCA – Product Engineering Supervisor

FCA – Product Line Manager

FCA – UConnect Decoupled Features Development Engineer

FCA – UConnect Marketing

FEV – Account Manager

Fisker Automotive – Senior Manager, Advanced Engineering

Flex – Product Planning Manager

Ford – Advanced Rulemaking and Strategy

Ford – Analyst

Ford – BEV/HEV Service Commodity Manager

Ford – Business Analyst

Ford – CAE Manager

Ford – Cloud Analyst

Ford – Cloud Developer

Ford – Connected Consumer Experience Manager

Ford – Connectivity Product Planning Supervisor

Ford – CV Strategy Analyst

Ford – Director Connected Vehicle Emerging Services

Ford – Engineer

Ford – Global Product Planning and Strategy

Ford – Manager, Safety Systems

Ford – Manager, Vehicle Design

Ford – Migration Planning Supervisor

Ford – Planner – Connectivity Strategy/Planning

Ford – Product Development Engineer

Ford – Project Leader / Technical Specialist

Ford – Purchasing

Ford – Research Scientist

Ford – Security and Controls

Ford – Senior Economist

Ford – Senior Project Manager

Ford – Senior Research Engineer

Ford – Supervisor Embedded Software and Systems

Ford – Technical Expert MBD and SW Architecture

Ford – Technical Expert – Vehicle Crash Safety

Ford – Technical Leader

Frost & Sullivan – Senior Consultant

Fujitsu Ten – Manager – Market Research

Fujitsu Ten – Market Research Analyst

General Motors – ATW Lead Engineer

General Motors – Competitive Intelligence Manager

General Motors – Data Strategy

General Motors – Design Release Engineer

General Motors – Director Advanced Development

General Motors – Engineering Group Manager – Innovation and Technology

General Motors – Engineering Manager

General Motors – Government Relations Manager

General Motors – Industry Analyst

General Motors – Manager – Technology Intelligence

General Motors – Mobile Telecommunications Engineer

General Motors – Senior Analyst

General Motors – Senior Architectural Engineer

General Motors – Senior Buyer

General Motors – Senior Engineer

General Motors – Senior GNSS Engineer

General Motors – Sr. Systems Engineer

General Motors – Sr. Solutions Architect – GCCX Engineering

General Motors – Sr. Solution Architect

General Motors – Systems Engineering – Active Safety

General Motors – User Acceptance Testing Project Manager

GM Ventures – Investment Manager

Green Hills Software – Director of Platform Solutions

Green Hills Software – VP Sales for Automotive, the Americas

Henkel – Global Market Development Manager

HERE – Senior Manager

Honda – Principal Engineer

Honda – Research Analyst – Market Intelligence

Honda – Senior Analyst

Hyundai Motor – Advanced Research Senior Engineer

Hyundai Motor – Manager

Hyundai Motor – Telematics Manager

Hyundai Motor – Telematics Senior Engineer

Hyundai Motor – Vice President

ICS – Engineering Project Manager

ICS – Regional Sales Manager

Infineon – Director Body Segment

Intel – Director

Intel – Director, Business Development and Marketing Communications

Intel – Software Architect

Johnson Controls – VP & Technical Fellow, Vehicle & Powertrain Systems

Kongsberg Automotive – Manager Business Development

KPIT Technologies – Solution Architect

Lochbridge – CEO

Magna International – Global Market Research Manager

Magna International – Senior Manager

Magna International – Technical Business Analyst

Mapbox – CEO

Mercedes Benz R&D – Engineer

Mindtree – Sr. Director, Business Development

Mitsubishi Electric – Design Responsible Engineer

Motor Trend – Detroit Editor

Munro & Associates – Director

Myers Motors – CEO

Navigant Research – Director

Navigant Research – Senior Research Analyst

Navjoy Consulting Services – President

Peiker – CTO

Plante Moran – Senior Consultant

Renesas Electronics – Senior Expert

Renesas Electronics – VP, Chief of Automotive Information System Bus Unit

Renesas Electronics – Senior Manager, OEM Development

Renesas Electronics – Silicon Valley Automotive

Ricardo – Commercial Director – Automotive

Ricardo – VP Business Development

Rightware – CEO

Rightware – Director of Marketing

Rightware – President

SAE International – President

Sony Video & Sound – Electrical Manager

Strategy Analytics – Associate Director – Automotive Pratice

TASS International – Director of Americas

TATA Technologies – Sr. Director, Automotive Sales – Americas

Teleperformance – Vice President Solution Design

Teradyne – Head of Corporate Development

The Lincoln Motor Company – Lincoln Connected Technology Manager

The Lincoln Motor Company – Marketing Manager

TomTom – Director Sales, Automotive

TomTom – Senior Vice President, Automotive

Toyota – Engineer

Toyota – Manager

Toyota – Planning Manager Product Safety

Toyota – Principal Engineer

Toyota – Senior Engineer

Toyota – Senior Principle Engineer

Visteon – Leader Emerging Technologies

Volkswagen – Business Development Manager

Volkswagen – Digital Marketing Manager

Volkswagen – IT Integration Manager

Volkswagen – Safety Affairs Engineer

Volkswagen – Senior Enterprise Architect

Volkswagen – Senior EV Safety Engineer

Volvo – Manager

Volvo – Product Planning Manager

Wind River – Head of Worldwide Automotive Sales

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