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15 mar 21

Connected Fleets Conference: don’t miss these top speakers

The online Connected Fleets Conference on 18 March 2021 brings you a lineup of experts of companies like Geotab, Sixt, Jack, Heineken, bpost, Google Cloud to make sure your time on our online platform will be well-spent. Join Tom Goethals (bpost, pictured left) and Remi Abdul Sama (Heineken, pictured right) and many more.

You can still register for the Connected Fleets Conference, which takes place on 18 March 2021 from 8.30am to 4pm CET on our usual Hopin event platform.

Iván Lequerica, Vice President, South West Europe​, Geotab

Mr Lequerica joins the executive panel at 3.10pm

Iván Lequerica is an Electrical and Physics Engineer who has contributed to the development and implementation of Geotab’s European business and engineering strategies since je joined the company in early 2015. Prior to joining Geotab, he worked at Telefónica Spain for over a decade leading different international business and R&D projects surrounding the Connected Car, IoT, Telematics and Automotive sectors.

As a result of his long-standing passion for science, innovation and digital technology, Mr Lequerica completed his PhD in Telematics at the University of Madrid (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) in 2013. He continues to enrich his business and solutions engineering knowledge to help ensure the advancement of Geotab as a leader in the telematics industry. Mr Lequerica currently directs Geotab’s endeavours and marketing initiatives within Mediterranean countries.

Stuart Donnelly, Sr Director Group International Sales, Sixt SE

Mr Donnelly joins the executive panel at 3.10pm

Stuart ‘Mobility’ Donnelly has dedicated his career to bringing positive disruption to the mobility ecosystem. 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 is responsible for Corporate Sales Globally including UK, which covers the breadth of mobility solutions available from Sixt including Rent, Share, Ride and Subscribe across all sales channels of corporate fleet, leasing and rental.

Nicolas Chorine, CEO, Jack by AGC Automotive

Mr Chorine presents a breakout session at 10.20am

Nicolas Chorine is the CEO of Jack, a new business entity of AGC Automotive Europe.

Before being named CEO in January this year, Mr Chorine was responsible for Jack project incubation, especially business development in Europe.

Prior to that, he also led several R&D projects to successful products within AGC.

Mr Chorine holds a Master degree in Management Science and in Materials Science Engineering from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium.

André ten Bloemendal, VP Commercial Sales Europe, ChargePoint

Mr ten Bloemendal joins a panel discussion on charging concerns at 1.20pm

André ten Bloemendal is Vice President of Sales in Europe for ChargePoint. Mr ten Bloemendal has several decades of executive experience with a variety of notable companies in the energy and technology spaces, including New Motion where he served as Chief Commercial Officer, Lightning Europe, Fedet, and LedNed B.V. At ChargePoint where he is charged with helping to shape the company’s sales strategy and strategic partnerships in the European market. Mr ten Bloemendal holds a degree in Electronic, Modelling and Simulation from the University of Twente.

Remi Abdul Samad, Global Lead Sustainability & Logistics, Heineken

Ms Samad will present his case study at 9.30am

Remi Abdul Samad has a background in Finance and has expended his reach into different areas of finance, supply chain and sustainable development in 5 different countries over the past seven years. She is passionate about social and environmental sustainability, a commitment that is also at the heart of her work at Heineken.

Camus Ma leads the South EMEA team for AI and Machine Learning Practice in Google Cloud

Ms Ma will give her views on the impact of AI and ML on efficiency at 2.50pm

Originally from Toronto, Camus Ma received her Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Upon graduation, she worked as an Infrastructure Engineer for Palantir Technologies before starting at Google in the Publishers department. Over the past 5 years, Ms Ma has helped build and scale multiple products from the Google Assistant built-in team in North America and the Google Cloud AI and Machine Learning Customer Engineering team in EMEA. Ms Ma is currently based in Paris where she is an active and passionate member of the steering committee for various Women@ Google Cloud Paris and Google Women in Engineering EMEA initiatives. 

Tom Goethals, Programme Manager Fleet & Equipment, bpost

Mr Goethals will talk about sustainability from the first to the last mile at 1pm

Tom Goethals joined Belgian mail carrier bpost in 1986, holding various roles in operations and controlling for both the real estate and mail operations divisons. From 2012, he took on the position of Programme Manager Fleet & Equipment.

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Authored by: Benjamin Uyttebroeck