CES 2020 EPM Advisory Council Meeting

January 6, 2020, Las Vegas, Nevada

Hard Rock Hotel, Vanity Lounge

EPM Advisory Council Second Meeting

The Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council encourages collaboration among an exclusive group of automotive executives, analysts and industry insiders regarding the changing value chains in automotive being driven by the connected movement. The council aims to uncover best practices and foster cross-industry innovation to define and improve the in-vehicle experience for consumers.


The objective of the second in-person Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council meeting is to understand how Experiences Per Mile will be reshaping the Automotive Industry.

Event Format

David Slump, President of HARMAN Connected Services, kicked off the meeting by discussing the importance of EPM to the Automotive Industry. This was followed by a brief presentation from Jeff Hannah, Director of North America for SBD Automotive, and an interactive brainstorming session led by Andrew Hart, Global Director of Innovation, SBD Automotive discussing the formation of a white paper defining Experiences Per Mile. He also discussed the next steps for developing a tool kit for members, as well as a document to define the measurement of EPM.

Event Hosts

HARMAN International (car.harman.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD., designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems.

SBD Automotive (sbdautomotive.com) brings clarity and direction to automotive technology. Through independent research, evaluation and strategic consulting support, SBD Automotive helps vehicle manufacturers and their partners create autonomous, more secure and better-connected cars.

Next Event

A virtual meeting has been scheduled on April 27, 2020 due to the COVID-19. More information will be available soon after the meeting.