Commercial mobility has changed massively in the last ten years. In the coming ten years it will change beyond recognition. How ready is your business?
Webfleet Mobility Conference is our annual expert platform for decision-makers in fleet management. With valuable insights, exciting discussions and incisive trend analysis from experts from across the mobility landscape, it will equip you with the deep knowledge you need to design your fleet of tomorrow.
Urban mobility in smart cities: What will it look like in ten years time? And what do you need to do to get ready?
EVs come of age: Take a deep dive into a truly ground-breaking example of sustainable mobility technology
The truck of the future: The innovations driving a seismic change for trucking
Connectivity and partnerships: The key that will unlock the full potential of mobility solutions
Jan-Maarten de Vries is the CEO of Bridgestone Mobility Solutions (BMS), a Business Unit of Bridgestone which is focused on developing and providing data-driven solutions for a safe and sustainable future of mobility, including Europe's leading telematics solutions provider Webfleet Solutions. Jan-Maarten has a broad education, training and background in strategy, product management, marketing and innovation as well as extensive B2B and B2C experience in high-tech industries and products. Before joining Bridgestone in 2020 as Vice President Data Solutions and Innovation, Jan-Maarten worked at WABCO as Global Fleet Marketing leader and held various leadership positions at TomTom Automotive and Philips. He started his career in consultancy at KPMG and BCG. Jan-Maarten holds a master in Business Administration from the University of Groningen.
Tom Parbs is the Director of Sales for HAAS Alert. He has been in Sales and Leadership for the last 20 years, serving industries such as Automobile, Telematics, and now Road Safety and Connected vehicles. He is passionate about road safety for all and helping the men and women heroes that work our roadways and serve our communities every day.
Sten Rauch is the CEO of Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG that is responsible for developing, operating and providing digital services and data products on an international level. Since 2011, he has been mastering several roles in strategy, business model implementation, product management and development within the Mercedes-Benz Group. With his vast experience in connected car data and telematics, Sten contributes significantly to the group's commercial data business strategy to make vehicle usage more sustainable and roads safer.
Greg Lindsay is a futurist, urbanist, author and journalist. Lindsay is a senior fellow at NewCities, where he has explored the future of connected mobility and mixed-use development on behalf of Toyota and Brookfield Properties, respectively. He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, where he studies the intersection of cities, technology, climate change, and national security. In addition to his work with NewCities, Lindsay is also director of strategy for LA CoMotion — an annual mobility festival in the Arts District of Los Angeles — and a visiting scholar at New York University's Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management. In these capacities, he has worked with Intel, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Aspen Institute, and the Regional Plan Association to envision the future of autonomous vehicles. Lindsay is also Urbanist-in-Residence at BMW MINI's URBAN-X — a startup accelerator aimed at solving the toughest urban challenges through entrepreneurship.
Global Partnerships Manager EasyPark Group
Alexej Schmidt has been with EasyPark for 5 years as a business developer. During the last 3 years he's played a key role in developing EasyParks global partnerships within the automotive industry. In addition, Alexej is the product owner of EasyPark InCar Solutions and applications, leading international development teams to deliver innovative, high value customer facing applications. Alexej is currently working on both B2C and B2B partnerships to enable EasyPark services for +100k of users.
Executive Vice President of Global Network project44
project44 operates the world's most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks in excess of 1 billion shipments annually for more than 900 global brands. Using project44, shippers and carriers around the world drive greater predictability, resiliency and sustainability.
Leading a global team of dedicated resources, Michael is responsible for the development and expansion of project44's carrier network, helping more and more carriers leverage the power of real-time visibility to unlock new business opportunities.
Prior to p44 Michael was COO at last mile visibility leader Convey, and held multiple leadership positions at companies like Dell Technologies, Newgistics and WiTricity.
In his role Raj is responsible for the international expansion of the company to extend the market leadership in Europe globally. This includes the development of the current international regions of Webfleet Solutions (US, Mexico, Chile, Australia, and South Africa) as well as expanding services to new regions in the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.
Before joining Bridgestone Mobility Solutions in 2020 Raj held several leading management positions in the tech and automotive industry, including Harman International, Kaspersky Lab and Altran.
Carla Is the Director of Business Development at Volta Trucks. Her role is to support Volta in becoming the leader in zero emissions, safe, and sustainable e-mobility in the truck sector. Carla's team are key in setting up a strong platform for customers to deploy their Volta Zero fleets, and to decarbonise their businesses.
Self-driving cars will prove to be the horseless carriage of autonomy, looking backward rather than charging ahead. The future of urban mobility promises to be much wilder, filled with new species of self-propelled scooters, stores, and drone seemingly with a mind of their own. How are these technologies already transforming the way we see, understand, and get around cities? What new business models will emerge as the costs of autonomy plunge and the potential explodes? And what tools will cities need to track and regulate streets filled with self-driving stuff? Drawing upon his work with BMW, Intel, MIT, the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Aspen Institute, and NewCities, Greg Lindsay offers a tour of future urban mobility and how they promise to transform our cities in the coming decades.
Learn how HAAS Alert is helping save lives of the men and women heroes that work on roadways and serve our communities every day.
Tom Parbs is the Director of Sales for HAAS Alert. He has been in Sales and Leadership for the last 20 years, serving industries such as Automobile, Telematics, and now Road Safety and Connected vehicles.
From autonomous platooning to alternative fuels and everything in between, technology is changing the trucking sector. What does that mean for the vehicle itself? Join leading manufacturer Volta at the cutting edge of truck innovation, as they reveal their vision to be the leader in zero emission transport, reducing the effects of global warming and making our cities safer, healthier and more pleasant for all.
The Volta Zero is the world's first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle created specifically for urban freight distribution. The Volta Zero is designed to be the safest commercial vehicle, protecting vulnerable road users, and to be a significant contributor to the future vision of zero-emission cities all over the world. Discover their innovative technology and design ahead of the model going into final production from late 2022.
Partnerships: The key that can unlock the full potential of mobility solutions
New generation mobile 5G is expected to be 100 times faster than 4G, supporting seamless connectivity between IoT devices. How will this evolve in the next ten years and what will this mean for fleet operators and the flow of data? Learn how partnerships and integration between SaaS mobility providers will transform the power of data interconnectivity for fleets and suppliers.
CEO of Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services GmbH
Global Partnerships Manager EasyPark Group
Executive Vice President of Global Network project44
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