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Key challenges and solutions to powering a ride sharing and/or multimodal model in the age of connected vehicles

Ridesharing and Multimodal Transportation in Connected Environments

As ridesharing competitors and enhanced services increase, notable changes are occurring in the transportation model. Despite the cost-effective means and flexibility of ridesharing, both drivers and users will need to be aware of the connected environment and how it will impact the ridesharing experience.

In his session at @ThingsExpo, Timothy Evavold, Executive Director Automotive at Covisint, will discuss key challenges and solutions to powering a ride sharing and/or multimodal model in the age of connected vehicles. He will discuss the following:

  • Degree of usage of the vehicle
  • Interoperability and connectivity
  • Leveraging individual identities for each person that interacts with the vehicle
  • Usage/needs for various components on the vehicle
  • Contextual interaction

Speaker Bio
Timothy Evavold is Executive Director Automotive at Covisint. He is responsible for boarding, management, and governance of third-party delivery partners for Covisint's automotive engagement platform. He also serves as the Technical Director for Covisint's global Connected Car program and solution set. He has over 25 years of experience in implementing and managing strategic process and technology, delivering process re-engineering, cost reduction and revenue growth for competitive advantage and profit improvement.

Prior to Covisint, Evavold was VP of Operations and CTO at SCI Ltd., a SaaS enterprise lead management and marketing platform, and CIO of OnStar, provider of communications, in-vehicle security, hands-free calling, turn-by-turn navigation, and remote diagnostics systems.

@ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center!

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All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

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With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be.

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Track 1: Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation
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There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

Join @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, for three days of intense 'Internet of Things' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) IoT's use in Vertical Markets.

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