Automotive Cloud and the Future of Mobility


Smart Mobility Seattle together with TiE Seattle brings to you the inaugural industry spotlight event on Smart Mobility.

The $3 trillion global automotive industry is going through a major transformation with ride/car sharing services, electric, autonomous and connected vehicle technologies gaining rapid evolution and adoption. Being the epicenter of cloud innovation, Seattle is attracting an increasing number of mobility companies including Mercedes, GM Cruise, Uber, Lyft, Grab and others. 

This event brings some of the industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and the community together to discuss industry trends, the role of cloud tech and the future of mobility.

Panels moderator: Sanjay Ravi, General Manager, Automotive Industry, Microsoft


  • 6:00pm Registration & Networking
  • 6:50pm Welcome address
    • TiE Seattle: Sharmilli Ghosh, President
    • Smart Mobility Seattle: Subhash Nair, Founder
    • Moderator: Sanjay Ravi, GM Automotive Industry, Microsoft
  • 7:00pm: Industry Panel (Cloud & the Future of Mobility):
    • Mercedes: Mike Dosenbach, Head of MBRDNA Seattle
    • Grab: Milind Mahajan, Head of R&D, Seattle
    • Microsoft: Avijit Sinha, Sr. Director Corp Biz Dev., IoT and Intelligent Edge
    • Nauto: Sanket Akerkar, SVP, Fleets & Insurance
  • 7:40pm Break
  • 7:50pm: Entrepreneur Panel (Emerging Opportunities in Mobility):
    • Glypmse: Chris Ruff, CEO
    • Migo: Jeff Warren, CEO
    • Airbiquity: David Jumpa, Chief Revenue Officer
    • Designated Driver: Manuela Papadopol, CEO 
  • 8:30pm: Closing Remarks & Networking
  • 9:00pm: Close


We have a fantastic line-up of panelists for this event comprising of industry leaders and entrepreneurs.


Registration for the event is via TiE Seattle. (Limited capacity – 100 spots)


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The event will be hosted at thinkspace conveniently located in Westlake Seattle with wonderful views of Lake Union and ample free parking space.





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