TU-Automotive Detroit 2020

TU Detroit 2020

Aug 18, 2020 09:50
to Aug 20, 2020 15:20  (EDT)

What is happening at TU-Automotive Detroit this year? It will be a 100% virtual, live and on-demand event as there is still a need for the automotive community to connect and innovate during this extraordinary time of disruption and uncertainty. TU-Automotive Detroit has prepared new virtual formats to provide networking opportunities through keynotes, conference tracks, workshops and roundtables.

Ericsson speaking sessions

Opening Keynote Panel Discussion

Title: Driving the future of automotive- Trends and outlook that are building a new automotive roadmap

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 10:00am - 10:45am (EDT)
Ericsson speaker: Claes Herlitz, VP and Head of Connected Vehicles, Ericsson
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Presentation – Track Stage

Title: Managing the complexity of millions of connected vehicles on a global scale software defined vehicle

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 3:20pm - 3:40pm (EDT)
Ericsson speaker: Juergen Daunis, Head of Global Sales Connected Vehicles, Ericsson
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Full agenda can be found here

Our connected vehicles experts

As we look towards the future of cars, our industry-leading innovators are driving us every day and make Ericsson work.

Claes Herlitz, Ericsson’s VP, Head of Connected Vehicles

Claes Herlitz

As Ericsson’s VP, Head of Connected Vehicles, Claes Herlitz leads the company’s global automotive industry practice. Claes’ work focuses on high speed innovation in a connected ecosystem where cellular connectivity management is a cornerstone. His team explores solutions and technologies in the automotive and transport industry in relation to connected vehicles, including telematics, autonomous driving and fleet management, connected services, 5G and IoT.

Juergen Daunis, Head of Global Sales of Automotive business at Ericsson

Juergen Daunis

Juergen Daunis is responsible for Global Sales of Automotive business at Ericsson. He has more than 20 years of Automotive, IT and Telecommunication experience and had multiple management and leadership positions in Sales, Consulting, Technology Strategy and Business Development. He has spent more than 10 years in the connected-car / telematics industry where he has worked on both the supplier and the OEM side. He has developed technology and business solutions within the automotive and aftermarket industry and has driven those engagements with OEM companies globally.

TU-Automotive Awards


Ericsson’s nomination:

Ericsson & Microsoft got shortlisted for the TU-Automotive Awards in the category “Collaborative Partnership of the Year”. The Ericsson & Microsoft partnership will greatly benefit the vehicle OEM, ideally placed to help automakers innovate, make connectivity easy, redefine Network and Vehicle EDGE, and manage the complexity for Connected Vehicles. Clearly the combined strength of these two large organization have the scale to set standards, transform the Automotive Industry as we know it today, and support new business models.
Read more about the Ericsson Microsoft partnership

Ericsson’s sponsored category awards:

Ericsson is a proud sponsor of the “Rising Star of the Year – under 40” category for the TU-Automotive Awards. The winner for this category will be announced on the 18th of August.



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