This lecture took place on 9 February 2022. 

At Re:Invent 2021, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky announced the new, purpose-built automotive managed service, AWS IoT FleetWise. In conjunction with the FleetWise announcement, they introduced AWS for Automotive (A4A). This new go-to-market initiative unites new and existing industry-specific services and solutions from AWS and its partners including in-vehicle, cloud, and cloud-to-vehicle use cases aligned to seven solution areas including: Software Defined Vehicle, Connected Mobility, Autonomous Mobility, Digital Customer Engagement, Product Engineering, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing.  To further support the AWS for Automotive initiative, AWS revealed news of its deepening engagements with autonomous vehicle software leader Aurora Innovation and electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian.  During this lecture series, hear from AWS Worldwide Automotive Technology Lead Dean Phillips and AWS Worldwide Automotive GTM lead Karthik Krishnamurthy as they give an insider’s view of the latest from AWS for Automotive and what to expect in 2022.

About the Speakers

Dean Phillips is the Worldwide Technical Leader for Automotive at Amazon Web Services. As a technical executive and strategist, Dean leads a community of automotive Solution Architects who apply artificial intelligence, machine learning, and internet of things technologies to build connected mobility, autonomous vehicle, and Smart Factory solutions with their customers.

Karthik Krishnamurthy is the Global Business Development lead for Automotive Mfg and Supply Chain at AWS. In this role, he works with Automotive OEMs and suppliers to help with their digital transformation journey for manufacturing workloads such as Industry 4.0/ Industrial IOT/smart factory use cases and Supply chain workloads across the automotive value chain. Prior to his current role in AWS, he led critical cross border supply chain initiatives for for 4 years and has 12+ years of industry experience leading production ramp-ups, process optimizations, strategic sourcing, parts logistics, and distribution working for Auto OEMs and suppliers such as Toyota, TVS and as part of consulting engagements for Ernst & Young.