aicas 20 Years Digital Roundtable

Unlocking the Future of Driving with Data

May 3rd, 2021 at 13:00/1PM GMT (15:00/3PM CEST) on BrightTALK

The car is the most complex product in volume production. How can we unlock the future of driving with data? Did you know that today, aicas’ software products are used in more than 21 million automotive and industrial devices?

This roundtable will give the participants significant answers to the following questions:

        • What are the disruptive forces for automotive electronics systems?
        • How do connected cars and autonomous vehicles disrupt automotive software?
        • How do business model disruptions impact automotive software?
        • How do top automotive leaders assess the future of driving?

aicas is using its 20th anniversary this year as an opportunity to look ahead to the next 20 years and to discuss the future of the automotive industry with top-class speakers.



Meet our Speakers and Host

Our Moderator: Dr. Sven Beiker

Dr. Sven Beiker has spent more than two decades focused on the future of mobility and automotive safety during a career spanning BMW Group, McKinsey & Company and Stanford University. Today, Sven is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Mobility, a consulting and advisory firm he founded in 2017 specializing in technical diligence, product roadmaps and business models for mobility.

Our Keynote Speaker: Egil Juliussen, Ph.D.

Egil has over 35 years’ experience in the high-tech and automotive industries. He is currently a consultant on automotive electronics with focus on autonomous vehicles, automotive software, connected car technology and related topics. Egil is a weekly columnist at EE Times—articles are available at Content by Egil Juliussen | EE Times. Dr. Juliussen created over 700 papers, reports and conference presentations in the last 35 years.

Our Speaker: Dr. Julian Weber

Julian looks back to 24 years of management experience at BMW Group, where he currently oversees corporate projects to holistically generate, analyze and utilize vehicle generated data. He is a future mobility enthusiast, expert and book author, was – among a variety of other assignments – responsible for BMW’s innovation strategy and product strategy for electric vehicles, and subsequently became a first line member of project i, BMW’s former mobility think tank, as Head of Innovation Projects E-Mobility.

Our Speaker: Michael Wintergerst

Michael Wintergerst joined CARIAD – the newly founded brand of Volkswagen Group – in August 2020 as Executive Vice President for the domain Vehicle & Cloud Platform. In this position he is responsible for the in-vehicle operating system VW.OS, the Automotive Cloud VW.AC, Data & Analytics infrastructures, Connectivity, Updateability & Lifecycle Management and a variety of Online Services. Michael and his team create a uniform digital ecosystem both for in-vehicle and cloud deployments that allow for shorter innovation cycles and better customer experience.

Our Host: Johannes M. Biermann

Johannes M. Biermann is President of aicas GmbH and its US subsidiary aicas America Limited. He previously held leadership roles in both Hewlett Packard, Roseville, California, USA and Böblingen, Germany, as well as at Siemens AG in Munich, Germany. His professional tenure of almost 30 years covers corporate strategy, strategy and organizational change management consulting, product management, marketing, and customer operations.

How to View the Digital Roundtable?

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