EPM Advisory Council Virtual Meeting – April 27, 2020

April 27, 2020, Virtual Meeting

The purpose of the third EPM Advisory Council meeting is to discuss the launch plan for the Experiences Per Mile 2030 Thought Leadership Report and to discuss evangelizing the EPM message in the automotive industry.

Virtual Meeting Goal

The goal of this meeting will be to review the launch plan for the EPM Advisory Council Thought Leadership Report and to discuss ways to share the information to automotive industry stakeholders. There will be two guest speakers that will participate in a Panel Discussion to discuss the many ways to evangelize the EPM message in the Automotive Industry. There will be an open discussion between members, focusing on ways to educate their individual organizations on the concepts shared in the report. This will be a learning experience to advance the Experiences Per Mile message forward and faster.

Event format

This meeting will include an open dialogue about what could be achieved and accomplished with the new Industry Report and EPM Website. An interactive panel discussion will take place during the session and will allow time for all members to ask questions, voice opinions and share information.


10:00-10:15 AM ETMeeting Welcome & Advisory Council Member Update
10:15-10:35 AM ETWhitepaper & Website Launch Details and Media Toolkit
10:35-11:35 AM ETPanel Discussion: Making the Connection: Best Practices for Evangelizing the EPM Message
 Sree Sreenivasan, Marshall Loeb Visiting Prof of Digital Innovation, Stony Brook
 Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce
 Jeffrey Hannah, Automotive Director, SBD Automotive will moderate the Fireside Chat and Interactive Discussion
11:35-11:50 AM ETMember Action
11:50-12:00 PM ETNext Steps & Member Q&A


HARMAN International (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.

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