Experiences Per Mile is a program for automotive technology professionals and enthusiasts, where we explore consumer-centric mobility experiences and discuss the technologies driving them. During each episode, we feature different thought leaders in the automotive industry and explore various trends around the experiences inside the vehicle.
In this episode, host Jeffrey Hannah welcomes Anthony Landamia, a Product Management Executive at Xperi with over 35 years of automotive and mobile product management experience discusses new ways to deliver unique, personalized digital cabin experiences to both drivers and passengers.
In this episode, Chris Jo, Head of Ecosystem Business & Global Partnerships for the HARMAN Ignite Store at HARMAN International, provides insight on in-vehicle app stores and the opportunities that exist for Android app developers, automakers, and consumers alike.
Featured in this episode is Paul Hohos, Vice President of Automotive Sales and Managing Director for Americas at TomTom. During the discussion, Paul describes how personalization is being added to embedded in-vehicle navigation to improve user experience, and much more.
This episode features Manish Mehrotra, Executive Director of Digital Business Planning & Connected Operations at Hyundai Motor North America. Manish chats with guest host, Jeffrey Hannah, Chief Commercial Officer at SBD Automotive, about the in-vehicle experience for EVs.
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Marcin Biedron, OTA Product Manager at HARMAN. With more than 15 years of experience in software engineering and management, Marcin is part of the product management team behind the industry-leading HARMAN OTA solution, a convenient and secure way to update vehicle software. Marcin explains the new WP.29 regulation stemming from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and how the regulation is changing the way automakers work.
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Tim VanGoethem, Vice President of Automotive Product Management at HARMAN. Tim oversees HARMAN’s team of product management experts to determine HARMAN’s Automotive strategy and portfolio. He also anticipates market needs to define compelling, differentiated product lines, and develops innovative business models as well as the go-to-market approaches across all HARMAN Automotive Strategic Business Units. Tim gives a behind-the-scenes look at the HARMAN ExP Creator Studio and explains how it is turning the car into a third living space.
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Jason Riggs, Vice President of Intelligent Audio at HARMAN. With more than 20 years of experience in tech, Jason has a proven track record of bringing cutting edge audio technology from ideation to volume production. Most recently, he led the program scoping for the new HARMAN ExP Gaming Intense Max. Jason gives a behind-the-scenes look at Gaming Intense Max solution and explains how it is turning the car into a third living space.
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Chris Trestain, Engineering Manager at HARMAN. Chris is on the EPIC Experience Team, which is focused on transforming the in-car user experience by leveraging technologies across the HARMAN Automotive group. Chris gives an up-close look at the new HARMAN ExP Drive-Live Concert solution and explains how it is turning the car into a third living space.
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Riley Winton, User Experience Concept Manager at HARMAN. Riley is on the EPIC Experience Team, which is focused on transforming the in-car user experience by leveraging technologies across the HARMAN Automotive group. Riley discusses the growing demand for electric vehicles and why a compromise-free electric vehicle (EV) experience is important. He also discusses why winning two recent industry awards—2021 IOT Breakthrough Award for “Connected Car Innovation of the Year,” and the Popular Science “Best of What's New” Award—are significant.
This episode features Munish Kumar, Director of Connected Aftermarket Products at HARMAN. Munish discusses the dashcam market and how the HARMAN smart/auto VISION connected ADAS dashcam is addressing current issues in the market to create a sense of well-being for consumers.
In this episode, Kaushik Banerjee, Vice President and General Manager of Automotive Engineering Services at HARMAN, details how the demand for advanced connectivity features is changing the experience inside the car and how the Automotive Engineering team at HARMAN is helping customers to address this challenge.
Featured in this episode is Dr. Alan Jenkins, Senior Director of Global ADAS Product Development at HARMAN. Here he dives deep into in-cabin monitoring systems, including occupant and driver monitoring systems, and how these technologies offer a safer, more enjoyable mobility experience.
Special guest Patrick Weldon, Director of Advanced Technology at Polaris, joins guest host Jeffery Hannah, Director of North America at SBD Automotive, for this episode of the podcast. Patrick shares how people using off road vehicles benefit from hyper-individualized, connected experiences and value togetherness during their mobility journey.
Featured in this episode is special guest Charity Rumery, Head of Automotive & Industrial Sales at HERE Technologies , and guest host Jeffery Hannah, Director of North America at SBD Automotive. Charity shares how time in the vehicle can be enhanced with the addition of location technology.
In this episode of the podcast, guest host Jeffery Hannah, Director of North America at SBD Automotive, and special guest William Newman, Chief Industry Executive Advisor at SAP, discuss how SAP and its leading enterprise software and CRM solutions can unlock a winning consumer experience.
Featured in this episode is Daniel Xing, Head of Product Management for HARMAN’s automotive cloud platform, HARMAN Ignite. Daniel explains how in-vehicle automotive marketplaces or app stores became a priority for OEMs and why it’s beneficial for them to work with a Tier-1 supplier to provide this service instead.
Special guest Mark Boyadjis, Global Technology Lead for Automotive Advisory Services at IHS Markit, shares different strategies for OTA (Over-the-Air) deployment, describes some of the challenges in bringing it successfully to market and comments on how OTA is benefiting consumers all around the world in this episode of the EPM podcast.
This episode features Keith Hadi, Director of Product Development at HARMAN International. Keith shares his expertise in ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) while discussing how it’s being used today and how it will help lead to a future where road fatalities, injuries and accidents are no longer an issue.
In this episode, we speak to Arvin Baalu, Vice President of Product Management and System Design at HARMAN International. Arvin shares the most recent digital cockpit technology innovations, its foundational elements, the experiences the consumer is seeking when using this technology, and what is expected for the digital cockpit of the future.
This episode features David Slump, President of HARMAN Global Markets, Strategies & Services and HARMAN International senior leadership committee member. He is also a member of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council and discusses the group’s mission to improve the automotive industry on the podcast.
Featured in this episode is Chris Ludwig, Vice President of the EPIC Experience Team at HARMAN International. He leads HARMAN's innovation of the total in-car experience through sound, technology, and design. Here he shares insights into the EV market and how EV technology differs from that of gas vehicles.
In this episode of Experiences Per Mile, Roger Jollis, Head of Product Management for HARMAN’s Telematics Business Unit, shares how 5G will change the near future of the in-vehicle experience and explains why the industry will greatly benefit from this new era of connectivity.
This episode features Oren Betzaleli, former Senior Vice President of the Software Platforms Product Business Unit at HARMAN International. Oren dives deep into the advantages and disadvantages of embedded navigation systems, while comparing them with navigation phone apps many consumers have become comfortable using.
Joining Karen Piurkowski is Aaron Thompson, Senior Director of Platform Development for HARMAN's ADAS Business Unit. Aaron shares his knowledge about the current trends in autonomous solutions, artificial intelligence, safety and most importantly, about how these new technologies will benefit the in-vehicle experience for customers.
In this episode, we speak to Steve Surhigh, Vice President of Automotive Cloud Solutions for HARMAN Connected Services. Steve shares his knowledge about new mobility concepts, vehicle personalization, scalable software architecture, and more.