Telematics Update: C-level Speakers from GM and Kia to Join Telematics Detroit 2014’s Super-Panel

Telematics Update: C-level Speakers from GM and Kia to Join Telematics Detroit 2014’s Super-Panel

Phil Abram, CIO at General Motors, and Henry Bzeih, CTO at Kia Motors, will join Tom Gebhardt, COO & President of Panasonic Automotive, and Tim Yerdon, Director, Visteon, on the panel moderated by Thilo Koslowski of Gartner.

The 45-minute super panel C-level super-panel will discuss how the participants’ connected car strategies will dictate the driving experience and future of mobility.

Telematics Detroit 2014 is the place where the automotive, consumer electronics, web and mobile industries converge to understand changing tech. and business paradigms and strategize with cross-industry partners as connectivity begins the process of changing the face of mobility.

The Most Senior Speaker Line-up to Date

Telematics Detroit is on course to be [one of the] biggest so far in attendance and speaker seniority. This is representative of the widespread excitement in the connected car space – almost palpable at International CES early this year – with many different players making major announcements, cross-industry partnerships and game-changing innovations throughout the value chain.

Executive Editor at Telematics Update, Jan Stojaspal, commented: “We are delighted to have GM, Kia, Visteon and Panasonic confirm C-level execs to the super-panel at this year’s conference. It is a reflection of the cross-pollination that is going on within the industry and the prominence that connectivity now commands in automakers’ strategies.” 

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Audi said of the show: The biggest gathering of “connected services professionals” in North America continues to grow every year, presenting unparalleled learning and networking opportunities for freshmen as well as senior classmen in the industry!’

For the complete Telematics Detroit 2014 conference program and speaker line-up, access the e-brochure at or contact the Telematics Update team at [email protected]

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