3 Jun 21

10 speakers at the Smart Mobility Conference you don’t want to miss

Nexus Communication and Frost & Sullivan have tap into their extensive networks to bring you a wide variety of fleet & mobility experts at the Smart Mobility Conference. From suppliers of innovative products and services to fleet & mobility managers that pioneer new policies and strategies, you don’t want to miss the following 10 speakers.

You can still register (for free!) fore the entirely online Smart Mobility Conference on 10 June 2021.

1. Franck Leveque, Frost & Sullivan

Franck Leveque is Partner and Business Unit Leader Mobility Group, Frost & Sullivan. In a short video interview with our Editor-in-Chief Steven Schoefs, Mr Leveque explains why the time is right to implement mobility.

Mr Leveque will join the opening of the conference at 9am, and again the closing at 4pm.

2. Sigrid van Veen, HERE Technologies

Sigrid van Veen is a senior Tech marketeer leading a global Product Marketing team that brings smart location technology solutions to live for Urban Mobility, Infrastructure Planning and Public Safety across industries. She spent 25+ years in the location technology business, mobile advertising, automotive, telecommunications and electronics manufacturing industries.

Ms van Veen will present how MaaS and location technology enable corporate mobility at 10am.

3. Olivier Théron, ALD Automotive

Olivier Théron is Head of Flexible and Retail Solutions at ALD Automotive. After setting up and developing ALD’s Private Lease offers, Mr Théron is now in charge of the Flexible and Retail solutions department. This department aims at providing flexible and subscription offers to ALD customers both, companies and private individuals in more than 30 countries.

Mr Théron will present employee car schemes at 11am. Join him and learn how corporate mobility is changing and how employee expectations are changing along with it.

4. Fabio Griemens, Free Now for Business

Fabio Griemens is Director Strategy & Operations at Free Now for Business. He has a history of working in the information technology (LinkedIn) & consultancy (EY) industry. Focused on Business & Sales Operations as well as Strategy & Digital Transformation to shape the future of mobility & business travel.

Mr Griemens will explain how the mobility budget can help manage the transformation of corporate mobility. Join him in a breakout session at 3pm.

5. Laura Friebe, OviDrive

Laura Friebe is Enterprise Solutions Manager at OviDrive with 17+ years experience in the fleet industry. Ms Friebe understands the varied nuances each industry encounters when it comes to managing their fleet, and works with them to ensure their unique operational functionalities are met.

Ms Friebe will answer the question how a global consolidated view of your vehicle data is essential for effective decision-making. Join her at 3pm.

6. Kenneth Malmberg, Ridecell

Kenneth Malmberg is responsible for creating co-operations with key third party companies, enabling Ridecell to enrich its fleet IoT automation solutions offering.

Prior to joining Ridecell, Mr Malmberg was the Business Development Lead for Infotainment and Telematics at General Motors Europe. Before GM, he has worked in several Business Development and Strategic Alliance roles with the Nokia Corporation.

Mr Malmberg will explain how you can optimise the corporate fleet for next-generation use cases at 11.30am.

7. Andread Blin, Has-to-be eMobility

Andreas Blin is Manager of International Sales & Business Development at Has-to-be gmbh. In this capacity, he deals daily with the mission of making eMobility tangible and easily accessible, thus reducing the effort for companies to enter the world of eMobility. He has more than 20 years of experience in international business and sales in the industry as well as sales management experience.

Mr Blin will present the right charging infrastructure for e-mobility at 2.20pm.

8. Stuart Donnelly, Sixt SE

Stuart ‘Mobility’ Donnelly is Global Sales Director, Sixt SE. He has dedicated his career to bringing positive disruption to the mobility eco system. Today it is all about how flexibility and subscription services combined with digitalisation through mobility as a service (MaaS) over car ownership can bring change to how we source and manage our corporate travel and mobility programmes.

Mr Donnelly will present the Sixt Mobility Club, and how flexibility in mobility increases corporate efficiency and employee wellbeing. Join him at 2.30pm.

9. Vibona Som-Bonnard, AkzoNobel

Vibona Som-Bonnard is Global Category Manager Mobility, Payroll Systems and Recruitment at AkzoNobel, headquartered in the Netherlands. In her current role, she is responsible for building the sourcing strategy for AkzoNobel's global fleet of more than 4,500 cars and for HR Business Services. She has 20 years of international experience in various indirect and direct categories, including fleet in the last 15 years.

Ms Som-Bonnard is part of the panel discussion on ways to maximise the value of corporate mobility as a benefit. Join her at 1pm.

10. Samia Arfaoui, Veolia

Samia Arfaoui is Mobility and Sustainability Project Lead, Veolia. She started in the mobility industry 20 years ago within General Electric then Athlon. In 2013, she was a mobility consultant for Athlon Mobility Consultancy and later worked for startups as a Commercial Director - CarSharing ( Greentech), Edtech et HRTech.

Ms Arfaoui is now the purchasing department of the group Veolia, tasked with identifying and developing mobility solutions for the group.

Ms Arfaoui will debate the common corporate requirements for MaaS at 10.20am.

Authored by: Benjamin Uyttebroeck