What led to the recent Ford-Volkswagen alliance?

By | 2019-01-18T07:54:47+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Categories: Advanced Transportation|Tags: , , |

On January 15th 2019, Dr Herbert Diess (CEO of Volkswagen AG) and Jim Hackett (CEO of Ford Motor Corp) declared via a Press Release that the two companies have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will work towards the joint development of commercial vans and medium-sized trucks that operate on innovative technologies, with mass [...]

Dr Noah Raford, Chief Operating Officer & Futurist in Chief at the Dubai Future Foundation

By | 2018-12-17T07:21:41+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Noah Raford is the Chief Operating Officer, “Futurist-in-Chief” at the Dubai Future Foundation and is a former advisor on futures, foresight, and innovation in the UAE Prime Minister’s Office. He is involved as part of a team that identifies emerging opportunities, and prototypes future initiatives for the Government of Dubai. Some projects that he has recently [...]

Bijan Majidi, President and CEO, Dinamica International

By | 2018-12-14T06:32:33+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , |

He is an accomplished innovator and business transformation expert with a global track-record in joint ventures, merger and acquisitions and business turnarounds in diverse high-technology industries. For more than two decades, he has operated in multi-million dollar blue chip companies in CXO and has held senior executive positions in sectors such as the automotive industry, smart [...]

Hans Christensen VP, Dtec, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

By | 2018-12-14T06:32:11+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , , |

Hans has been successful in starting up and running companies in South America and Europe in the ICT space and has furthermore held important global positions in big financial institutions, dealing with the financing of large international ICT deals. Hans has also build-up and directed the team of the only technology incubator of Siemens ICN and [...]

Nadeem Shakir, Director, ME Transport and Future Mobility Leader, Aurecon

By | 2018-12-10T13:16:46+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , |

With extensive experience in Future Mobility and Smart Cities Planning. Nadeem’s experiences include Smart Mobility, MaaS, First and Last Mile solutions, Next Generation Multimodal Transport Models, Big Data, Planning for Autonomous/Connected Vehicles and Artificial Intelligence.

Martin Tillman, Director – Transport Planning, AECOM

By | 2018-12-06T07:41:11+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , |

Martin is a transport planner with 25 years of international experience in transport planning and traffic engineering. Having gained global experience by working across several continents, he is now a renowned specialist in development planning, sustainable transport design, mobility travel plan measures, master planning, urban design, and public transport demand forecasting.

Daniel Avdagic, CEO, AV Living Lab

By | 2018-12-06T07:41:48+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , |

As an accomplished External Digital Transformation Leader, Daniel previously served at the Deutsche Telekom and Telekom Slovenije. Managing big projects throughout his career, Daniel served as the project coordinator of the Smart City consortium, which consisted of 16 entities from 6 EU countries in 2015 and private cloud project (data collection) for EU agency and EU call [...]

Hussein M Dajani, General Manager – Digital Transformation, Nissan and Datsun

By | 2018-12-06T07:42:12+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Creative, New on WMS|Tags: , , , |

Hussein brings to the table over 18 years of solid experience in Digital and Marketing Communication. Having worked with the best of the industry, he wears many accolades including being listed on the 50 most influential digital leaders list. He has also been voted by the Huffington Post as the top 10 people changing the Marcomm [...]

The Role of 5G in the New Transportation Ecosystem

By | 2019-01-07T13:50:00+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Future Society, New on WMS|Tags: , , , , , |

The invention of the wheel in 3500 AD changed the way people traveled from one point to another. An invention great for mankind, mobility in the 21st century is now materialising to an entirely well-connected system that has the potential to merge domains such as telecommunication, in order to enhance its functioning. As vehicles become more [...]

Chris Ballinger, CEO & Founder, MOBI

By | 2018-11-29T09:53:34+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Categories: Creative|Tags: , , , |

Chris Ballinger is the former Chief Financial Officer and Director of Mobility Services for the Toyota Research Institute. He joined TRI in April 2017 following 14 years at Toyota Financial Services (TFS), where he served in a global leadership role as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Officer of Strategic Innovation, guiding global TFS [...]