5th Annual Conference and Exhibition Telematics West Coast 2015 26-27 October 2015 | Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, CA

Game-Changing Speakers at Telematics West Coast 

We have hand-picked expert speakers for their thought-leadership and influence in the industry and added a West Coast flair to our speaker line-up.

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Matt Jones Matt Jones
Head of Future Infotainment - Senior Technical Specialist
Jaguar Land Rover
Moore’s Law on Wheels: Accelerating Development Cycles Standardisation: Commodification of the Infotainment?

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Jaguar Land Rover
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Cason Grover Cason Grover
Senior Group Manager, Cross Carline Planning
Hyundai

Let Me Infotain You: How Much Do We Need Streamed Into The Car? View Bio
hyundai
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Mark Platshon Mark Platshon
Senior Advisor
BMW i-Ventures

Building an Ecosystem: Engaging with Automotive Start-Ups View Bio
BMW
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Klaus Busse Klaus Busse
Vice President Interior Design
FiatChrysler Automobiles

Automakers Become Service Providers View Bio
FiatChrysler Automobiles
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Thomas Gebhardt Thomas Gebhardt
President
Panasonic Automotive

Automakers Become Service Providers View Bio
Panasonic
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Toshiro Muramatsu Toshiro Muramatsu
Director, Vehicle Information Technology Division Silicon Valley
Nissan
Connectivity and BeyondView Bio
Nissan
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Jason Schulz Jason Schulz
Business Development and Partnerships Manager
Toyota

Between A Rock and an OTA Update: How the Role of Dealers is Changing View Bio
toyota
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Benedikt Brecht Benedikt Brecht
Sr. IT Connected Vehicle Engineer
Volkwagen

The Convergence of Safety & Infotainment View Bio
toyota
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Christopher Heiser Christopher Heiser
CEO
Renovo
Communicating With Your Car: How HMI Impacts UsabilityView Bio
Renovo
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Jason Stinson Jason Stinson
CTO
Renovo
Presentation TBAView Bio
Renovo
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Robert Gee Robert Gee
Head of Product Management, Software and Connected Solutions
Continental
Cyber Security: Creating ‘Fortress Car’ 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.
Brandyn Bayes Brandyn Bayes
Director of IT and Marketing
North American Eagle

Trickle Down Theory: Data at the Speed of Sound View Bio
North American Eagle
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Alan Ewing Alan Ewing
President
CCC

Standardisation: Commodification of the Infotainment? View Bio
MirrorLink
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Gail Gottehrer Gail Gottehrer
Partner
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
Privacy: Trust Me I’m an Automaker View Bio
Axinn

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

Catherine McCullogh Catherine McCullogh
Executive Director
ICC

Connectivity and Beyond View Bio
Intelligent Car Coalition
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Liz Kerton Liz Kerton
Executive Director
Autotech Council
Autotech Council Presents Start-Up Pitches and Competition View Bio
Autotech Council

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Andrew Hart Andrew Hart
Director
SBD
Alleviating the Cost of Big DataView Bio
SBD
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Praveen Chandrasekar Praveen Chandrasekar
Research Manager
Frost & Sullivan

The Quantified Driver View Bio
frost-sullivan
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Walter Buga Walter Buga
CEO
Arynga

OTA: Defining the Future of Automotive View Bio
arynga
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David Taylor David Taylor
CEO
AUPEO!

Automakers Become Service Providers View Bio
AUPEO
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Rich Shannon Rich Shannon
Telematics Division Manager
Honda North America

Between A Rock and an OTA Update: How the Role of Dealers is Changing View Bio
Honda
Speaker bio coming soon.
David Taylor Sebastian Wedeniwski
CTO Global Automotive
IBM

Automakers Become Service Providers View Bio
IBM
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Albert Gallegos Albert Gallegos
Director of International Affairs
NADA

Between A Rock and an OTA Update: How the Role of Dealers is Changing View Bio
NADA
Albert A. Gallegos was appointed as the Director of International Affairs at the National Automobile Dealer Association (NADA) 2006.  This position was created by NADA to ensure that NADA had a continual pulse on the global automotive sector.

In his position, Gallegos is responsible for working with dealer associations worldwide to enhance relationships with NADA, he leads NADA efforts to better understand changes in the global automotive sector and how those changes could impact dealers in the United States. NADA hosts over 2,000 International attendees at their annual convention.  Over 25 dealer associations participate in convention and International Roundtable hosted by NADA.

Prior to his appointment at NADA, Gallegos worked for 13 years at Ford Motor Company. He held numerous positions in Ford’s domestic and international sales and marketing operations including a stint in Santiago, Chile where he was responsible for establishing a new dealer network in Chile and Peru and subsequently developing a “go to market” strategy for the Ford in both countries.
Greg Basich Greg Basich
Senior Analyst - Global Automotive Practice
Strategy Analytics

Let Me Infotain You: How Much Do We Need Streamed Into The Car? View Bio
Strategy Analytics
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.

 

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