Modernizing the automotive industry

Creating a seamless customer experience

In partnership with

Modernizing systems and software

A collaborative ecosystem and the advanced technologies enabling it are driving cars to be more intelligent, improving the customer car buying and ownership experience. From simulation testing on the factory floor to lifecycle predictive maintenance, optimizing data intelligence will differentiate success in an increasingly competitive landscape to ensure a resilient and agile framework for the future.

Hear from industry experts, as we explore the ways AI and machine learning can infuse efficiencies, preemptively tackle issues, improve IT performance, drive operational excellence, and enhance innovation across manufacturing facilities.

What to expect

The modern factory

leveraging data from order to obsolescense

Connected vehicles

informing the design-to-delivery ecosystem

The car-buying experience

offering better, smarter customer service

Featured speakers

Maria Uvarova
Head of SW Product Management

Maria Uvarova is a senior tech executive with more than 15 years of experience leading high-performing teams in product, technology, UX design, and data science. She spent 8 years at Amazon as Head of Product/CPO. She has built high-performing, multi-layered, multi-functional teams in Europe, US, and Japan. She is currently an SVP of Software Product at Stellantis, building the next generation of software-defined and sustainable vehicles. Maria built her career on a deep understanding of how technology and innovative products can transform the life of customers and enterprises. She is passionate about people development, personal growth, diversity and inclusion.

Eddie Sayer
CTO, Applications, Data, and AI

Eddie Sayer is an accomplished data and analytics expert with a proven track record of helping organizations gain sustainable competitive advantage with data. He has worked in both leadership and individual contributor roles, specializing in information management, data architecture, advanced analytics, enterprise architecture, and capabilities such as data governance & stewardship, data quality (DQ), metadata management, data integration, data security & privacy, and master data management (MDM). He is an acclaimed thought leader, having been named a global top influencer in Data Management by Onalytica during 2021. Eddie has conducted numerous consulting engagements with some of the most recognized brands in the world, including Wells Fargo, Verizon, Qualcomm, T-Mobile, and Coca-Cola, helping to assess, plan and implement industry leading enterprise architectures and data ecosystems.

About the hosts

MIT Technology Review

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