Previously known as Content & Apps for Automotive USA Conference & Exhibition Telematics West Coast 2014 October 30-31 // Hilton San Diego, CA

Industry Leaders Speaking at Telematics West Coast 2014

We have hand-picked expert speakers for their thought-leadership and influence in the industry.

Find out who you will be seeing on stage in October.

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Matt Jones Matt Jones
Senior Technical Specialist - Infotainment
Jaguar Land Rover
Behind the Scenes at the Jaguar Land Rover Portland Office

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Jaguar Land Rover
Matt Jones is the Technical Lead for the Next Generation of Infotainment Systems at Jaguar Land Rover and the Vice President of the GENIVI Alliance, leading the push for open infotainment standards and leading-edge features being deployed rapidly to the customer. To this end is actively working with Linux and the open source community; especially within the Automotive Grade Linux, Tizen Project (IVI branch) and GENIVI. At Jaguar Land Rover he was responsible for the initial specification of the latest generation of Linux based Infotainment system. With a large team in the UK, and a completely new team and facility in Portland, OR that is dedicated to Open Software for Automotive; as well as close links to the automotive infotainment ecosystem.
Scott Burnell Scott Burnell
Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management
Ford
The Inevitable Road to Cooperation? The Car Steps Out Into The Connected World View Bio
Ford
Scott Burnell leads business development and partner management efforts for the mobile industry at Ford Motor Company. In 2013 Scott created the Ford Developer Program, the world’s first developer ecosystem for in-vehicle connectivity. Open to all developers, Ford Dev has welcomed more than 8,000 registered community members from around the globe to innovate alongside the Ford AppLink team. By creating partnerships with mobile app publishers and developers, wireless network operators, and handset device manufacturers Scott drives Ford’s in-vehicle connectivity initiatives.

Prior to joining Ford, Scott enjoyed a successful career in the wireless industry, starting with more than a decade building the retail side of the industry for wireless operators such as Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. As the Director of Mobile Content for Wireless Developer Agency he led the mobile efforts for top brands such as E! Entertainment, Maxim, and Turner Networks, including the development and launch of more than 500 apps and the administration of mobile ecosystems for AT&T, Sprint, and Bell Canada.
Henri LaFrance Henri LaFrance
Technical Program Manager, Connected Vehicle
Volkswagen Group of America
Managing Relationships: Where Connectivity Really PaysView Bio
Volkswagen
Speaker Bio Coming soon...
Toshiro Muramatsu Toshiro Muramatsu
Director, Vehicle Information Technology Division Silicon Valley
Nissan
Delivering a Secure Autograde Connected PlatformView Bio
Nissan
Speaker Bio Coming soon...
Robert Gee Robert Gee
Product Manager, Connected Solutions
Continental
Paving the Way to Smarter Mobility View Bio
Continental
Robert Gee is the global Product Manager for Software and Connected Solutions within Continental’s Infotainment and Connectivity Business Unit, working with OEMs to enable safe transportation, sustainable resource usage, and consumer information needs. His experience at IBM, Motorola, and other companies includes satellite mission control centers, military safety systems, commercial communications networks, profitably enabling SEI CMM Level 5, contract management, subcontract management, and engineering on over 70 commercial and government products. Gee is also a television Emmy Award recipient for his work as a producer for CNN.
Soon. Bret Scott
Future Technologies Lead
Chrysler

The Car Steps Out Into The Connected World View Bio
Chrysler

Speaker bio coming soon.

Katherine Bose Katherine Bose
Director Business Development
TripAdvisor
It’s Business Time for Connected Services! View Bio
TripAdvisor
Speaker Bio Coming soon...
Michael Cavaretta Michael Cavaretta
Data Scientist and Manager
Ford Motor Company

Think Holistic: Putting Data at the Center of the Car Business View Bio
Ford

Mike Cavaretta is a Data Scientist and Manager at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. He is a leader for the Predictive Analytics group in Research and Advanced Engineering. In this department, he guides the team to work as internal consultants using technologies in Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Text Mining, and Information Retrieval to improve business processes across the enterprise. Mike has worked at Ford Motor Company since April 1998.

Rick Kreifeldt Rick Kreifeldt
Vice President - Research & Innovation
Harman
Best of Friends: The Car That Knows You Best View Bio
Harman
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Justin Overdorff Justin Overdorff
Head of Mobile Business Development
Yelp
The Branding Battleground: Differentiate or Die?View Bio
Yelp
Justin joined Yelp in 2012 to lead Yelp's Mobile Business Development efforts, leading partnerships focused on mobile distribution, monetization, growth & international markets. Previous to joining Yelp, Justin worked at TechStars, a seed-stage start-up accelerator in New York City. Justin was a Senior Associate at Summit Partners, a late-stage venture capital firm, where he focused on technology investments. Justin holds a B.B.A. in Finance & Economics from The College of William and Mary and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania.
Antti Aumo Antti Aumo
Marketing Director
Car Connectivity Consortium
Connecting the Dots: Making an Integrated Infotainment Platform View Bio
MirrorLink
Antti Aumo is the Marketing Director for Car Connectivity Consortium, the global industry alliance for in-car smartphone connectivity standard MirrorLink. Antti has 20 years’ international work experience in product management, strategic marketing and marketing communication. He has worked in management positions in several multinational companies, including Nokia and Landis+Gyr, in Finland and abroad. Antti has a Master’s degree in business, not in engineering, but enjoys a life-long love affair with technology that enriches people’s lives in a meaningful way.
David Taylor David Taylor
Managing Director
AUPEO!

Infotainment: From Apps to Experiences View Bio
AUPEO
David Taylor serves as Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of AUPEO! ®, GmBH, a global provider of audio content solutions for the connected automotive market. Mr. Taylor is also the Director of Connected Services for Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America. In this position, he is responsible for the automotive connected services business unit, including Panasonic’s acquisition of AUPEO! in 2013. In this role, he holds operating responsibilities in AUPEO!.

With more than 20 years experience in the automotive software and services industry, Mr. Taylor has held a variety of automotive engineering leadership positions at Panasonic since 2005. He directed Panasonic’s efforts in automotive radio and navigation platform development along with advanced technology and audio engineering strategies. His diverse background has contributed significantly to the company’s expansion from a regional automotive engineering and technology development concern into a global, diversified organization specializing in automotive solutions.

Mr. Taylor holds an MA in Computer Science from King’s College at the University of Cambridge, England, and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, where he earned the coveted Deans Award for Academic Excellence. Originally from England, Taylor resides in Farmington Hills, MI.
Richard Wallace Richard Wallace
Director, Transportation Systems Analysis
Center for Automotive Research
Paving the Way to Smarter Mobility View Bio
Center for Automotive Research
Speaker bio coming soon...
Andrew Hart Andrew Hart
Head of Advanced Research
SBD
The Connected Car Maze - The Complexities of Selling Connectivity Selling Telematics: What’s the Big Deal? View Bio
SBD
Andrew is a strong believer in the role that great market research can (and should) play in helping companies innovate. He is responsible for setting the direction of research within SBD, and ensuring that the key messages are clearly communicated to customers and the wider industry. Whilst originally from a mechanical engineering background, he now works tirelessly with customers and speaks passionately at conferences to encourage a change of mind-set within the automotive industry away from engineering-based solutions and towards consumer-centric innovations.
Greg Basich Greg Basich
Senior Analyst, Automotive Multimedia and Communications service (AMCS)
Strategy AnalyticsStrategy Analytics
It’s Business Time for Connected Services! Whose Data Is It Anyway? The Data Ownership and Privacy ConundrumView Bio
Livio
Greg Basich, Senior Analyst, Automotive Multimedia and Communications service (AMCS), has more than 13 years of experience in the automotive industry as a business-to-business online and print journalist and editor. He has covered a range of segments in the industry, including automotive infotainment and audio, fleet management, alternative-fuel vehicles and related technologies, and aftermarket parts and suppliers.

As an online journalist and editor, Greg stayed at the forefront of auto industry business news and technological developments and now uses that background at Strategy Analytics to provide analysis and actionable advice for the company’s clients.

Prior to his time at Strategy Analytics, Greg was the Web Editor for Automotive Fleet and Government Fleet magazines for more than two years, and prior to that was the Executive Editor for Mobile Electronics magazine for two years, which focused on the U.S. automotive infotainment segment. He also worked in senior editorial roles on a number of other publications covering various segments of the automotive aftermarket.

Greg holds a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.
Rudolf J. Streif Rudolf J. Streif
Director of Embedded Solutions
The Linux Foundation

Connecting the Dots: Making an Integrated Infotainment Platform View Bio
The Linux Foundation
As the Linux Foundation's Director of Embedded Solutions Rudolf Streif connects companies seeking to leverage Linux and open source for embedded product development with open source communities. He has created the Automotive Linux Summit an event that brings together the most innovative minds from automotive expertise with open source software excellence. He is leading the Linux Foundation's Automotive Grade Linux collaboration project, an initiative to advance Linux and open source in the automotive industry.

Mr. Streif is a seasoned software engineering / management executive with over 20+ years experience and expertise in embedded software and hardware engineering, product development, life-cycle management and organizational leadership. He held engineering management positions in various industries including automotive, IPTV/DVB digital television and industrial imaging. He has successfully leveraged the strengths of the Linux operating system and open source software for many demanding applications. Mr. Streif received B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and MBA from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. He is a frequent speaker at various events on Linux, open source, automotive and telematics.

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2007, The Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading Linux and open source companies and developers from around the world.

More than 20 years ago, Linus Torvalds sparked an open source revolution with a short email declaring he was doing a new project “just for fun.” Today, Linux powers 98% of the world’s super computers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and tens of millions of Android mobile phones and consumer devices. In short, Linux is everywhere.

The Linux Foundation is here to help companies and individuals navigate the ever-changing landscape of Linux. From new member mentoring programs to advanced consulting services, we’re here to guide you through the labyrinth of open source opportunities—so you can make the most of your Linux investment. Join us.

We are also dedicated to expanding the collaborative DNA of Linux to other industries and markets. Companies, open source projects and individual developers can work with our Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects to make collaborative development the de facto way of solving the world’s hardest problems. You can participate in large-scale, industry-wide innovation by joining a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project or starting one of your own.

Just like the Linux platform itself, our Linux Foundation community is intrinsically designed for flexibility. Whether you want to boost your open source compliance know-how, meet with developers from around the world, help staff build their Linux chops, or participate in massive collaborative efforts, your opportunities to get involved are literally wide open. Please explore our programs, events and training to see how you can get involved.
Egil Juliussen Egil Juliussen
Principal Analyst-Infotainment & ADAS
IHS Automotive
Connecting the Dots: Making an Integrated Infotainment Platform View Bio
IHS Automotive
Speaker Bio Coming soon...
Hakan Kostepen Hakan Kostepen
Executive Director  - Product Planning Strategy & Innovation
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
It’s Business Time for Connected Services! View Bio
Panasonic
Speaker Bio Coming soon...
Ted Cardenas Ted Cardenas
Vice President, Car Electronics Division
Pioneer Electronics USA
The Car Steps Out Into The Connected WorldView Bio
Pioneer
As vice president of marketing for Pioneer’s Car Electronics Division, Ted Cardenas is responsible for overall brand strategy, sales initiatives, promotional activities and advertising. He and his team focuses on the primary goals of educating consumers about Pioneer's in-vehicle entertainment, navigation and connectivity solutions, while building excitement and demand that directs them to its retail and distribution partners.

His passion for consumer electronics began junior year of high school in 1989, when he started a summer job at Sound and Service in Carroll, Iowa. There he learned the fundamentals of the car audio business, which evolved into a 20+ year career in the CE industry.

Cardenas began his 16-year career at Pioneer as a product specialist, providing training and support for car and home electronics dealers. He quickly rose through the ranks and in 1997, he was promoted to district sales manager, covering the northwest territory. In 2000, Cardenas made an important career transition when he moved to Pioneer’s headquarters in Long Beach, Calif. and became brand manager for the mobile business group’s marketing division. In 2007, he moved into a management role within Pioneer’s product planning department, working closely with Japanese engineers and design teams across all U.S. mobile electronic product lines. In February 2009, he was brought back into the marketing department as the director of marketing to help in promote the category through advertising, public relations and sales promotions. In early 2012 Ted was promoted from director to his current role as vice president of marketing.

Cardenas was honored with Pioneer’s Octagon and MVP awards for three consecutive years (1997 – 1999), a distinction presented to outstanding employees who exceed sales quotas and are recognized for excellent customer feedback and service. Since 2007, he has been an active member of the CEA Automotive Electronics Division Board.

Ted Cardenas has always provided a grass-roots perspective, helping the industry generate sales while providing product solutions that satisfy consumer needs and demands. He is most effective at maximizing the natural synergy that exists between the automotive enthusiast and the automotive electronics industry. Cardenas conducts day-to-day business with a clear understanding of the importance of learning something from a retailer, distributor or consumer and knows that it is equally critical to teach and share in order to help the industry continue to grow.
Catherine McCullough Catherine McCullough
Executive Director
Intelligent Car Coalition
Whose Data Is It Anyway? The Data Ownership and Privacy Conundrum View Bio
Intelligent Car Coalition
Catherine McCullough works where the worlds of law, politics and media merge to create policy in the field of technology. She was raised in Washington and has worked in politics for over twenty years. Much of her work helps innovators in the tech and telecom fields successfully navigate the current Washington state-of-play.

As Executive Director of the Intelligent Car Coalition, Catherine advocates for public policies that bring the benefits of connected car innovations to consumers.
Catherine is a contributor to The Huffington Post, serves on panels at conferences such as South by Southwest, writes op-eds for Washington publications such as Roll Call, The Hill, and Real Clear Politics, and tweets @honestlobbyist.

Catherine previously served as a Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. There she worked on subcommittees that oversaw Internet, privacy, auto safety, insurance, and consumer product liability issues.

Prior to her Committee service, she worked as an Associate Director of Media Relations at one of Washington’s top trade associations explaining technical legal matters to the media.

Her policy focus includes telecom, tech, Internet, consumer products, connected cars, and data use/privacy. She is an attorney and also holds degrees in Journalism and Political Science.
John Ellis John Ellis
Global Technologist Connected Services Solutions
Ford
It’s Business Time for Connected Services!View Bio
Ford
As Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company, John is tasked with expanding Ford’s “brought-in” strategy of integrating mobile technology into the vehicle. He oversees a team of developers and engineers responsible for creating the “connected car” and striking the right balance between embedded and off-board technology so that drivers can seamlessly extend their mobile lives into their vehicles.

During most of his career, John worked for Motorola where he held key leadership positions in engineering; product management; software & services; marketing and strategy. While there, John participated in developing, marketing and selling Motorola’s mobile software and services, their software developer ecosystem, and industry-leading Open Source Software program.

For the past 15 years, John has been the managing director of Ellis & Associates, the management consulting firm he founded in 1997. The firm has expanded its reach over the years, and currently offers expertise in international business and culture, open source, and product management.

John served as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame University teaching financial math to Executive MBA students from 2002-2010 as well as a translator in the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Chris Carr Chris Carr
Director of Business Development
Baron Services

Beyond the Forecast: Taking Weather Data to the Next Level View Bio
Baron Services
Chris Carr is the Director of Business Development for Baron Service.  As a self-described “weather geek” Chris is a degreed Meteorologist and expert in integrating weather into connected technologies. Prior to working in Business Development, Chris worked as a Product Manager where he assisted companies integrate and market Baron’s weather into multiple industry solutions. Chris’s solution-oriented approach and project management skills are currently focused on distributing Baron’s driver safety product to OEM”s, content providers, and many others in the industry.
Henry Bzeih Henry Bzeih
Head of Telematics and Infotainment, Chief Technologist
Kia Motors

The Branding Battleground: Differentiate or Die?View Bio
Kia Motors
Speaker Bio Coming soon...
Steffen Neumann Steffen Neumann
Portfolio Manager, App Development Group
Mercedes Benz R&D
The Car Steps Out Into The Connected WorldView Bio
Mercedes Benz
Steffen Neumann is an App Portfolio Manager at Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America, Inc. in Palo Alto, California. As a portfolio manager in the App Development Group he is responsible for the selection and concept development of apps for Mercedes-Benz COMAND Online, mbrace 2.0 as well as in-vehicle smart phones apps. His responsibilities also include the identification and evaluation of 3rd party content providers as well as new business models for vehicle-centric apps and services.

Steffen has 15 years of professional experience in the automotive industry with Daimler AG and subsidiaries in the U.S. where he managed multiple projects with the main focus on connected infotainment and telematics products.
Liz Kerton Liz Kerton
Executive Director
Autotech Council
Think Holistic: Putting Data at the Center of the Car Business View Bio
Autotech Council

Liz Kerton is a technology and telecom marketing expert with a 20-year entrepreneurial history - from retail and wholesale to online and manufacturing.  Building on 15 years' experience working with telecom companies, successfully marketing and launching many new services, new product lines, and even new companies, she started Telecom Council of Silicon Valley in 2001 - a community of telecom industry insiders who are focused on telecom innovation. Through 30+ meetings each year, the Telecom Council now connects 1000s of executives from 100s of companies, including 20+ global fixed and wireless telcos. 10 years later, in 2011, she spun off the Autotech Council which connects auto makers and their Tier 1 vendors with innovation and entrepreneurs. Ms. Kerton speaks English, French, Spanish and Japanese, has a MA in Diplomacy from Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and was voted one of the Silicon Valley's most influential women in 2012 by the San Jose Business Journal.

Brian Radloff Brian Radloff
Director, Automotive Strategic Accounts of the Mobile Speech Division
Nuance
It’s Business Time for Connected Services! View Bio
Nuance

Brian K. Radloff is Director, Automotive Strategic Accounts of the Mobile Speech Division at Nuance. In this role, he is responsible for the overall business at the key automotive accounts, including product delivery, customer specific voice solutions, connectivity and content solutions.

Prior to his current role, Brian served as Director Automotive Solutions Architects.  In this role he was responsible for developing customer specific voice solutions for the embedded markets worldwide. His team worked cooperatively with customers from such diverse industries as Mobile Handsets, Automotive, Personal Navigation, Warehousing & Logistics, Language Learning, Gaming and Medical Equipment.

Radloff joined Nuance in 2003 as the Director for North American Embedded Professional Services. In this role he was responsible for the implementation of custom speech solutions in the embedded market place. During that period, Nuance’s embedded business grew substantially and solidified the number one market share position in speech-enabled automotive solutions in North America.

Prior to 2003, Radloff served as the Managing Director of Infinitive Speech Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visteon Corporation. At that time, Visteon was the largest supplier of Automotive Speech Systems. Prior to Visteon, Radloff held a variety of engineering and managerial positions at Texas Instruments, Inc.

Radloff earned his MBA from The Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and completed his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering also at Purdue University.

Chris Ruff Chris Ruff
CEO and President
UIEvolution
Not Your Average Mobile Device View Bio
UIEvolution

Chris is a true pioneer of the wireless industry. He joined UIEvolution in 2000, and is recognized as one of the most experienced individuals in the mobile market.

As President and CEO of UIEvolution, Chris is responsible for leading the company's growth, setting global strategy and driving sales and marketing execution. He has grown UIEvolution into a global leader of software solutions to over 100 business customers and major brands such as Disney, Princess Cruises, Toyota, ESPN and ATT. In December 2007, Chris led the successful repurchase of UIEvolution from Square Enix establishing UIE as an independent company with offices in the US and Japan.
Before becoming President and CEO, Chris worked with UIEvolution as VP of Marketing and VP of Finance, Senior Director of Product Management, and Director of Business Development. Prior to joining UIEvolution, Chris was co-founder and CEO of Aptelix Inc, where he was responsible for communicating the company's vision, defining product strategy and raising initial seed funding. Chris graduated with Honors and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Washington, graduating in the top 5% of the class. He also holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Montana.

Dr. Walter J. Buga

Dr. Walter J. Buga
CEO
Arynga

Connecting the Dots: Making an Integrated Infotainment Platform 

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Arynga

Dr. Walter J. Buga is a serial entrepreneur with extensive knowledge of high-tech markets, products, and technologies. He is a telecommunications subject matter expert, with over 20 years of experience in both wired and wireless networks and technologies, who has designed large-scale systems that have been deployed throughout the world.

Walter co-founded Proximetry, Inc., in 2005 and served as its Chief Technology Officer. Before co-founding and serving as CTO for Proximetry, in 2005, Walter served as the CTO and Vice President of Engineering at NetStream, where he built a green field facilities based IP/MPLS based network (spanning US West Coast from Seattle to Los Angeles), Softswitch based services, and fully functional network operation center in Roseville, CA. Prior to NetStream, Dr. Buga held senior management and leadership positions at Bell Laboratories of AT&T and Lucent Technologies, in Holmdel, New Jersey where he was a key member of strategic and advanced technology initiatives. In addition, he held leadership positions at ITU-T, ANSI, ATM Forum and the International Softswitch Consortium. Dr. Buga holds BS/MSEE and PhD in Technical Sciences from the Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland

Soon. Praveen Chandrasekar
Automotive Market Analyst
Frost & Sullivan

Big Data, Big Revenue for the Car Industry View Bio
Frost & Sullivan
Speaker bio coming soon.
Zach Brand Zach Brand
Vice President of Digital Media
NPR
The Car Steps Out Into The Connected World View Bio
NPR

In this role, Brand oversees NPR digital technology and product development efforts, including the development of NPR.org, mobile applications, and the Internet-connected cars initiative.

With an extraordinarily talented team and his own strategic leadership, Brand is essential to push NPR into new platforms and achieve recent digital successes. Prior to moving into his current position in 2012, Brand served as VP of Digital Technology Strategy and Operations, where he managed the development and operation of NPR's web, mobile and library systems. He worked closely with NPR Digital Services and the Distribution Division to collaborate with Member Stations to ensure that digital efforts remain aligned and effective across NPR.

As the NPR Senior Director of Digital Media Technical Strategy and Operation, a position he held for four years, Brand focused on developing extensible and reusable architectures for tools and content. He played a critical role with the team that developed and launched the NPR API, which provides a structured way for other computer applications to get NPR stories in a predictable, flexible and powerful way. He was instrumental in the production of the various iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile applications.

The contributions Brand has made helped NPR earn several top industry awards, including a 2010 Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association for NPR.org. He was part of the team that earned a 2009 Peabody award for the redesign of NPR.org and two 2010 Online Journalism Awards for NPR mobile apps and the API.

Prior to joining NPR in 2007, Brand oversaw technology for Washington Post Newsweek Interactive, including washingtonpost.com, newsweek.com, and slate.com.

Brand earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University.

Gail Gottehrer Gail Gottehrer
Partner
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
Whose Data Is It Anyway? The Data Ownership and Privacy Conundrum View Bio
 

Gail Gottehrer’s practice focuses on class action defense, management-side labor and employment litigation, and other complex commercial matters. She is one of the few defense lawyers to have been involved in the trial of a class action to verdict before ajury. In addition to her practice, Gail is a Teaching Assistant for a course in Intellectual Property, Ethics and Litigation in Columbia University’s MS program in Information and Knowledge Strategy. She is a member of the Law Technology News Editorial Board, and a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Cyber Liability Committee and eDiscovery and ESI Publications Committee. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She is also the Director of the Connecticut Chapter of Women in eDiscovery and a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 1. In addition, Gail serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation Gail is a frequent speaker on topics relating to litigation and technology, including litigation strategy and management, electronic discovery, information governance, telematics, wearable technology, the Internet of Things, workplace privacy and ethics

Soon. Sylvano Carrasco
Senior Director of Hardware Engineering, Telematics/ Fleet operations
GetAround

Paving the Way to Smarter Mobility View Bio
 

Speaker bio coming soon.

Dr. Eshwar Pittampalli Dr. Eshwar Pittampalli
Director Market Development
Open Mobile Alliance

The Car Steps Out into the Connected World View Bio
Open Mobile Alliance

Dr. Eshwar Pittampalli joined the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) as the Marketing Director after more than twenty five years of employment with AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies and Alcatel-Lucent. Prior to joining OMA, he led the Alcatel-Lucent corporate market intelligence team as Senior Director, forecasting global telecom market trends, sizing and supporting the CFO across all regions. Eshwar then joined as a partner in the Alcatel-Lucent Corporate Marketing organization promoting the Internet of Things (M2M) market growth program.

Eshwar is a registered professional engineer with Master of Science and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. He is also a Registered Patent Law practitioner with a Mini-MBA from Wharton School of Business.

In 2003, Dr. Pittampalli was awarded Bell Labs’ highest honor, Bell Labs Fellow, for his outstanding technical contributions and leadership in advancing wireless communications technology and standards

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