KPMG's 10th Annual Automotive Executive Forum
KPMG's 10th Annual Automotive Executive Forum
EVENT

Nov. 20-21

KPMG's 10th Annual Automotive Executive Forum

LA Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA

  • Overview
  • Agenda
  • Speakers
  • Past conference highlights

Overview


The automotive and transportation industries are on the cusp of revolutionary change as “the clockspeed” of innovation is transforming the very nature of how consumers think about mobility. From quantum computing and artificial intelligence to nanotechnology, new propulsion systems, and even to the way we consume entertainment in our vehicles! Join us at our forum where we bring together some of the top minds in academia and industry to debate and discuss the biggest opportunities and challenges impacting the future of our industry. 

 

Join KPMG at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 20-21, 2019


 

Location

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

Note: KPMG is unable to validate parking, but there is plenty of parking at the LA Convention Center.

 

Agenda

Agenda


Day 1 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Day 2 - Thursday, November 21, 2019

7:30 am - 8:00 am  Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Women’s Leadership in Automotive Breakfast

Panelists: 

Nicole Stevenson, Vice President, Business Strategy & Marketing, Flex 
Other panelist to be announced

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:15 am - 9:45 am

Session 8: Self-driving trucks

Keynote: Chuck Price, Chief Product Officer, TuSimple

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Session 9:  The semiconductor revolution in the automotive industry

Moderator: Mike Noonen, CEO, MixComm

Panelists: 

Angela Suen, Director of Automotive Product Line Management for 3D Sensing, Lumentum
Willard Tu, Senior Director - Automotive Business Unit, Xilinx 
Ritesh Tyagi, Head of Innovation (Autonomous Drive), Infineon Technologies America Inc.
Scott Jones, Principal, KPMG U.S.

10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session 10: The future of state tax incentives in the automotive industry

Moderator: Rick Hill, Partner, Tax Industry Leader, Industrial Manufacturing Sector, KPMG U.S.
Panelists:
Secretary Greg Canfield, Alabama Department of Commerce
Michael GoebelPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
Raj Varma, Managing Director, Tax, KPMG U.S.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Session 11: An IoT Privacy Conversation 

KPMG host: Ron Plesco, Principal, Cyber Security, KPMG LLP
Guest: Meredith Grauer, Chief Privacy Officer, Nielsen

12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Closing Remarks
12:40 pm - 7:00 pm Lunch & Visit Auto Show floor
   

Speakers

2019 keynote speakers

Chris Urmson

Chris Urmson

CEO and Co-founder, Aurora

Scott Painter

Scott Painter

Founder & Chairman, Fair

Chuck Price

Chuck Price

Chief Product Officer, TuSimple

2019 additional speakers

Olivier Bellin

Olivier Bellin

CFO/COO, Canoo

866-732-1382
Jamie Butters

Jamie Butters

Chief Content Officer, Automotive News

Secretary Greg Canfield

Secretary Greg Canfield

Alabama Department of Commerce,

Matt Carpenter

Matt Carpenter

Chief executive officer, Silvercar Inc.

Marcus Detry

Marcus Detry

Lead of Platform Partnerships, EV Connect

Michael Goebel

Michael Goebel

President and Chief Executive Officer, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI)

+1-205-507-3300
Meredith Grauer

Meredith Grauer

Chief Privacy Officer, Nielsen

Tim Higgins

Tim Higgins

Technology and Automotive Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Rick Hill

Rick Hill

Partner, State & Local Tax, KPMG US

+1 860-297-5044

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Joel Milne

Joel Milne

CEO, RepairSmith

Scott Jones

Scott Jones

Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions, KPMG US

+1 408-367-7002
Keith Naughton

Keith Naughton

Reporter and Editor, Bloomberg

Tom Mayor

Tom Mayor

National Strategy Leader, Industrial Mfg., KPMG US

+1 216-875-8061
Mike Noonen

Mike Noonen

CEO, MixComm

Dan Peate

Dan Peate

CEO, Avinew

Ron Plesco

Ron Plesco

Principal, Cyber Security, KPMG US

+1 717-260-4602
Mark Rechtin

Mark Rechtin

Executive Editor, MotorTrend Group

Danny Shapiro

Danny Shapiro

Senior Director of Automotive, NVIDIA

Angela Suen

Angela Suen

Director of Automotive Product Line Management, Lumentum

Gary Silberg

Gary Silberg

Partner, Deal Advisory & National Automotive Industry Leader, KPMG US

Nicole Stevenson

Nicole Stevenson

Vice President Business Strategy & Marketing , Flextronics

Dr. John Suh

Dr. John Suh

Vice President and CRADLE Director, Hyundai Motor Company

Willard Tu

Willard Tu

Senior Director – Automotive Business Unit, Xilinx

(408) 559-7778
Ritesh Tyagi

Ritesh Tyagi

Head of Innovation ( Autonomous Drive), Infineon Technologies America Inc.

Dennis T. Whalen

Dennis T. Whalen

Leader, Board Leadership Center, KPMG US

John Veihmeyer

John Veihmeyer

Board Member, Ford Motor Company

Michelle Wroan

Michelle Wroan

Partner, Emerging Growth Media Lead, KPMG US

+1 213-955-8657
Matt Weiss

Matt Weiss

Industrial Manufacturing Corporate Communications Lead, KPMG US

+1 201-307-8138

Past conference highlights

Learn more about last year’s event

The Automotive Executive Forum at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a top industry event sponsored by the KPMG U.S. Manufacturing Institute Automotive Center, concluded its 9th annual event. Each year, senior automotive and transportation executives and luminaries gather to share insights and discuss key issues impacting the industry. This year’s event featured keynotes from George Blankenship, Former Executive at Tesla Motors and Apple Computer; Dr. Karl Iagnemma, President at Aptiv  Automated Mobility; Lynne Lancaster, Generational Expert and Cofounder at BridgeWorks; Bijit Halder, Chief Executive Officer at Drive.ai; and Dr. John Suh, Vice President and Founding Director at Hyundai CRADLE.


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Past keynote speakers

George Blankenship, Former Executive at Tesla Motors and Apple Computer

Dr. Karl Iagnemma, President at Aptiv Automated Mobility

Lynne Lancaster, Generational Expert and Cofounder at BridgeWorks

Bijit Halder, Chief Executive Officer at Drive.ai

Dr. John Suh, Vice President and Founding Director at Hyundai CRADLE

Jim Adler, Managing Director, Toyota AI Ventures

Matt Carpenter, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Audi of America

Evangelos Simoudis, Founder & Managing Director, Synapse Partners

Michael Granoff, Founder, Maniv Mobility

Don Burnette, Cofounder, Otto

Chris Ballinger, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Toyota Financial Services

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