Next Generation Fleets


  • Friday, February 8, 2019
    8:30 AM 
    Breakfast, Networking and Demos
    Be sure to visit the Demo Tables:
    • Ridecell
    • Freer Logic LLC
    • WISE Systems
    9:00 AM 
    Opening Remarks
    9:05 AM 
    Market Overview
    Gary Silberg, Advisory Partner, Head of Automotive at KPMG will set the stage for the meeting and give us an overview of where the market is trending.
    9:25 AM 
    Exploring a New Value Chain for Fleet-Based On-Demand Mobility
    Evangelos Simoudis, Founder & Managing Director at Synapse Partners

    This talk focuses on a new value chain that is emerging as a result of next-generation mobility, and specifically on-demand shared transportation. The talk addresses:
    • The characteristics of the new value chain.
    • The impact of the value chain on a variety of industries and the business opportunities it presents, particularly for startups.
    • The central role that autonomous vehicles and digital platforms play in this value chain.
    • The business models that will emerge as a result of its adoption.
    9:45 AM 
    Panel: Fleet Management in the age of Autonomous Vehicles
    This panel of fleet operators, OEs, and technology providers are on the cutting edge of AV – where the rubber meets the road. Now it is time for them to think about what’s next. How do they replace all the non-driving functions of drivers who manage, maintain, operate, schedule, even secure their vehicles.

    • Moderator: Derek Kerton, Managing Director at The Kerton Group
    • Matt Hall, VP Business Development at Peloton Technology
    • Ashish Chona, SVP of IoT Software Solutions at ORBCOMM
    • Alan Dowdell, VP Business Development at ChargePoint
    10:30 AM 
    Networking Break
    Flip over your agenda to the attendee list and put some faces to those names as we give everyone 30 minutes to connect with each other. As always, we are happy to help you find the person you want to meet.
    11:00 AM 
    Rapid-Fire Demo Presentations / Fastpitch
    Young companies interested in presenting their cutting edge mobility products, services and solutions are welcome to register to be a rapid-fire presenter. These demo slots are 5-minutes and used to introduce new companies and their products, in the hopes of creating interest and follow-up from the Silicon Valley telecom and automotive community including the carriers, the manufacturers, and the investors who follow innovation in this segment.

    Submit a speaker application online here.

    Startup categories:
    • Maya Pindeus, CEO at Humanising Autonomy
    • Avi Friedman, Head of Business Development at Fleetonomy
    • Ashley Cashion, Vice President, US at what3words
    • Abhay Jain, CEO & Co-Founder at Active Scaler
    • Layla Shaikley, Co-Founder at Wise Systems
    • Kris Bailey, Chief Operations Officer at Electric Cab of North America
    • Ted Chen, Co-Founder at LifeSaver
    • Peter Freer, CEO at Freer Logic, Inc.
    12:00 PM 
    Please close this meeting by connecting with the companies and people who presented their new ideas and products during the rapid fire pitches.
    1:00 PM