WASHINGTON � Scott Deaver of Avis Budget Group, Joe D�Angelo of Xperi and John Ellis of Ellis & Associates will discuss the future of the digital dash during The Connected Car Listener Experience on Sept. 5 as part of the 2017 Radio Show. The discussion will be moderated by National Association of Broadcasters Chief Technology Officer Sam Matheny.
The Connected Car Listener Experience will explore the current and future landscape of the connected car, including the opportunities associated with self-driving cars and other voice activation trends.
Deaver leads the global marketing and customer experience functions for all of the Avis Budget Group, including Avis, Budget, Zipcar, Payless, Maggiore and Apex. During his 25 year tenure, Deaver has held various positions in marketing, strategy, revenue management, decision technology, licensing, car sharing and emerging markets.
As SVP of Broadcast Radio for Xperi, D�Angelo is responsible for the company's global broadcast radio business and product development. As one of the founders of iBiquity Digital, the company behind HD Radio technology, D�Angelo has over 17 years of experience in the radio technology industry and has led commercial licensing, product development and technology innovation efforts.
Ellis oversees global management consulting for clients in the transportation, consumer, connectivity and software sectors. Formerly the global technologist of Ford Motor Company's connected car business unit, Ellis was involved in developing and delivering Sync Gen 3, as well as SmartDeviceLink, an API system for integrating mobile devices into the car. Previously, Ellis was an executive with Motorola, delivering wireless software products and services to the mobile industry.