In this episode, Karen Piurkowski welcomes David Slump, President of HARMAN Connected Services.
David leads the day to day operations and financial performance of HARMAN’s Connected Services division and is a member of the senior leadership committee for HARMAN International.
He has been with the company in various senior leadership roles for more than a decade.
Here, David shares insights formed by his vast experience and talks about the changing automotive landscape.
As a member of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council, he discusses the group’s mission and why the participation of many diverse companies benefits the council and ultimately the industry as a whole.
[1:03] David Slump talks about the changes in the automobile industry during the last decade.
[1:57] David shares how HARMAN coined the term “Experiences Per Mile” and its meaning.
[3:00] David discusses what Experiences Per Mile mean to him.
[3:21] David talks about how the shift from RPM to EPM is different from other shifts the automotive industry has faced in the past.
[3:55] As the president of the HARMAN Connected Services division, David talks about his central strategy for delivering Experiences Per Mile.
[5:01] David expresses his view on which types of companies should be involved in delivering Experiences Per Mile.
[5:41] David talks about the areas of immediate impact on the consumer experience that are not OEM-centric and provides examples.
[6:51] As a member of the EPM Advisory Council, David talks about the type of value that he sees in participating as a member of the Advisory Council.
[7:15] David shares what inspired the creation of the EPM Advisory Council.
[8:23] David explains how the Advisory Council benefit the end consumer.
[8:56] David describes what type of accomplishments the Advisory Council will reach in the next year.
[9:54] David talks about what success will look like for him as a member of the Advisory Council.
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