Nov 10-12, 2021 | Hayes Mansion, San Jose, CA

Welcome To Fleet Forward Experience

The Virtual Fleet Forward Conference
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A Powerful Digital Experience For Fleet Innovators

Next-Gen - Learning | Connecting | Networking

This all-new, uncompromising virtual counterpart of Fleet Forward Conference was designed for immediate industry needs but built as a long-term solution. This is a unique opportunity for the fleet and mobility community anywhere and at No Cost For Fleet And Mobility Professionals.

Sessions

November 9, Monday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)
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How Waymo Will Integrate its Autonomous Solution with Trucking & Delivery Fleets

When, where, and how does Waymo see autonomous transportation developing?
Jim Park Vijaysai Patnaik Multiple Speakers
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM (ET)
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Coffee Break Networking

Join your peers in small Zoom breakout rooms for a moderated topic-lead roundtable discussion on  Autonomy
Jim Park

Jim Park
Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
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Tesla and Fleets: Accelerating the Transition to Electrification

Tesla will outline its plan for further fleet integrations and fleet management reps will share their insights and case studies.
Chris Brown Henry Kayler Steven Jastrow Tiara Thurston Multiple Speakers
Geotab
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)
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How AI, Data and Digital Keys Can Reduce TCO, Maximize Utilization

The key to your fleets’ success isn’t a key at all. Government, commercial, public carshare companies are searching for a secure key-sharing solution.
Nate Veeh Mark Thomas Chris Brown Lucas Janetski Multiple Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (ET)
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4th-Generation Payments: Vehicle as Wallet

The humble fleet card has grown up — and gone virtual!
Sterling Pratz Bill Dulin Khalid El-Awady Micah Kerr Dion F. Lisle Multiple Speakers
Discover Global Network
November 10, Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (ET)
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Ford’s All-Electric Future of Business

America’s best-selling line of commercial vehicles is all in on electrification solutions for real world...
Yaro Hetman

Yaro Hetman
Team Edison

Ford Fleet
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM (ET)
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Coffee Break Networking

Join your peers in small Zoom breakout rooms for a moderated topic-lead roundtable discussion on Commercial Fleet Electrification.
Chris Brown

Chris Brown
Fleet Forward

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
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A Path to Autonomous Integration for Fleets

As autonomous transportation evolves from concept to testing to reality, conversations are beginning...
Daniel Laury Don Lepard Lee White Tom Coffey Multiple Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)
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Fleet Electrification: Transform your Utility Relationship from Foe to Friend

There are over 3,000 electric utilities in the U.S., and they all have varying tariff structures and peak...
Simon Lonsdale Dean Kunesh Charlie Vogelheim Multiple Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)
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How Big Data is Transforming Fleet Maintenance

As a fleet operator you already have tons of maintenance data, join us to learn how to leverage it to create a predictive maintenance program.
Scot Wingo B.J. Adams Martin Romjue Multiple Speakers
November 11, Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)
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How to Plan For Corporate Fleet Electrification - and Keep Your Sanity

Long before acquiring the EVs and jackhammering pavement to install chargers, fleets need an electrification...
Adam Berger Jordan Baynard Sila Kiliccote Ryan Richards Multiple Speakers
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM (ET)
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Coffee Break Networking

Join your peers in small Zoom breakout rooms for a moderated topic-lead roundtable discussion on Corporate Fleet Electrification. 
Martin Romjue

Martin Romjue
Bobit Business Media

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
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What Can OEM Data Do For You?

The increasing sophistication of automakers’ data capabilities is creating a sea change in how data...
Arun Rajagopalan Greg Ross Jon Leicester Kristie (Lightfoot) Mitchell Multiple Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)
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Dude, Where's my Company Car?

The corporate fleet of the future isn’t all about one fleet vehicle for one employee. Technology and...
Dan Belknap Melika Jahangiri Multiple Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (ET)
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Harnessing OEM-Grade Data from Ford Commercial Solutions

How OEM-grade data can improve operational effectiveness for the next generation of fleets.
Travis Hunt

Travis Hunt
Ford Commercial Solutions (FCS)

Ford Commercial Solutions
November 12, Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)
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Commercial Vehicles 4.0: Assessing the Big Trends in the New Normal

As the economy recovers, how and where will the commercial vehicle industry evolve in the new normal?...
Steve Latin-Kasper Jim Press Kathryn Schifferle Pete Dondlinger Kirk Mann Multiple Speakers
III Keys
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM (ET)
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Coffee Break Networking

Join your peers in small Zoom breakout rooms for a moderated topic-lead roundtable discussion on Commercial Vehicles - what does the future hold?
Deborah Lockridge

Deborah Lockridge
Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
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Lessons Learned from Commercial Fleet Electrification Deployments

Apart from passenger cars, electrifying commercial vehicle fleets — from work vans and trucks...
Matt O'Leary Eric McCann Banny Allison Serge Viola Chris Brown Multiple Speakers
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)
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Solving the ETA Conundrum: Predicting, Monitoring & Alerting with Map Intelligence

There is an operational struggle with ETAs. Fleets are looking to drive efficiency and provide superior...
John Paape Rishi Mehra Deborah Lockridge Multiple Speakers
November 13, Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)
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How IoT Will Revolutionize Fleet

As fleet operators reorganize in a post COVID-19 world, they must consider how to accelerate their digital transformation through Internet of Things (IoT)
Roger Lanctot John Szpak Ryan Wilkinson Said El Said Multiple Speakers
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM (ET)
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Coffee Break Networking

Join your peers in small Zoom breakout rooms for a moderated topic-lead roundtable discussion on Data.
Lauren Fletcher

Lauren Fletcher
Work Truck Magazine

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (ET)
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How Fleets Are Integrating Cutting-Edge Mobility Technologies and Processes: A Solutions Showcase

Fleets are increasingly bombarded with new solutions that claim to deliver efficiencies and cost savings for their operations — but integrating the right solution is no easy task. In this session, innovative service providers will share take-home ideas, insights, and data on how to solve key challenges with technology and new mobility solutions.
Krishna Govindarao Nick Bettis Bob Brown, Jr. Steve Liegl Multiple Speakers

Speakers

Travis Hunt
Travis Hunt

Business Development Manager, Ford Commercial Solutions (FCS)

Matt O'Leary
Matt O'Leary

Chairman & CEO, Motiv Power Systems

Jordan Baynard
Jordan Baynard

Procurement Manager, Ecolab

Krishna Govindarao
Krishna Govindarao

Head of Product and Co-Founder, Lightmetrics

Dan Belknap
Dan Belknap

Director, Product Management, Wheels

Henry Kayler
Henry Kayler

Sr. Purchasing Manager, Fleet, Vestas

Vijaysai Patnaik
Vijaysai Patnaik

Head of Product, Self-Driving Trucks, Waymo

Melika Jahangiri
Melika Jahangiri

Vice President of Global Key Accounts, Wunder Mobility

Sila Kiliccote
Sila Kiliccote

CEO, eIQ Mobility

Deborah Lockridge
Deborah Lockridge

Editor, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

John Paape
John Paape

Vice President of Technology & CIO, Roehl Transport

Greg Ross
Greg Ross

Owner, Connected Business Innovations LLC

Bob Brown, Jr.
Bob Brown, Jr.

Sales Manager, MI, OH, IL, WI, MN, Bobit Business Media

Steve Liegl
Steve Liegl

Fleet Account Executive, OnStar Business Solutions

Jim Park
Jim Park

Writer & Panel Moderator, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

Ryan Richards
Ryan Richards

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Facilities & Engineering Procurement, Genentech

Ryan Wilkinson
Ryan Wilkinson

CTO, Intellishift

Steven Jastrow
Steven Jastrow

Vice President Consulting & Analytics, Element Corp.

John Szpak
John Szpak

IoT Solution Manager, Cisco

Simon Lonsdale
Simon Lonsdale

Head of Sales and Strategy, AMPLY Power

Rishi Mehra
Rishi Mehra

Director of Strategy, Trimble Maps

Lee White
Lee White

Vice President of Strategy, TuSimple

Dion F. Lisle
Dion F. Lisle

Managing Director, FACERE25

Eric McCann
Eric McCann

Technical Fleet Manager, Bimbo Bakeries USA

Bill Dulin
Bill Dulin

Vice President, Network Solutions, Discover Financial Services

Nick Bettis
Nick Bettis

Director of Business Development, Lightning eMotors

Nate Veeh
Nate Veeh

Business Development Manager of Shared Mobility, Geotab

Daniel Laury
Daniel Laury

Co-Founder & CEO, Udelv

Kristie (Lightfoot) Mitchell
Kristie (Lightfoot) Mitchell

API & Data Services Manager, OnStar Business Solutions

Sterling Pratz
Sterling Pratz

Founder & CEO, Car IQ

Banny Allison
Banny Allison

Director, Fleet Operations Support, Aramark

Brendan P. Keegan
Brendan P. Keegan

Chief Executive Officer, Merchants Fleet

Kathryn Schifferle
Kathryn Schifferle

CEO & Founder, Work Truck Solutions

Arun Rajagopalan
Arun Rajagopalan

Founder & CEO, Motorq

B.J. Adams
B.J. Adams

Senior Product Analyst, Data Science Initiatives, Fleetio

Don Lepard
Don Lepard

Speaker, Kodiak Robotics

Khalid El-Awady
Khalid El-Awady

Chief Product Officer, Car IQ

Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas

VP of Marketing and Alliances, RideCell

Said El Said
Said El Said

TNDoT ITS Program Manager, Vanderbilt University

Tiara Thurston
Tiara Thurston

Sales Director, Central US & Enterprise, Tesla

Lauren Fletcher
Lauren Fletcher

Executive Editor, Work Truck Magazine

Jim Press
Jim Press

Executive Advisor, Work Truck Solutions

Serge Viola
Serge Viola

Director, National Fleet, Purolator Inc.

Lucas Janetski
Lucas Janetski

Fleet Administrator, County of San Luis Obispo, CA

Micah Kerr
Micah Kerr

Head Architect, Commercial Payments & Head, Blockchain Technology, Discover

Jon Leicester
Jon Leicester

Director of Connected Solutions, Element Fleet Management

Yaro Hetman
Yaro Hetman

Global Marketing Director, Electric Trucks and Commercial Vehicles, Team Edison

Pete Dondlinger
Pete Dondlinger

President, Auto Truck Group

Martin Romjue
Martin Romjue

Fleet Group Content Editor & Custom Media Manager, Bobit Business Media

Steve Latin-Kasper
Steve Latin-Kasper

Senior Director of Market Data and Research, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry

Dean Kunesh
Dean Kunesh

EV Onboarding, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Executive Editor, Fleet Forward

Charlie Vogelheim
Charlie Vogelheim

Principal, Vogelheim Ventures

Adam Berger
Adam Berger

President, Doering Fleet Management & TesLease

Kirk Mann
Kirk Mann

Senior Vice President & GM of Transportation Finance, Hitachi Capital America

Tom Coffey
Tom Coffey

SVP Sales & Fleet Consulting, Merchants Fleet

Roger Lanctot
Roger Lanctot

Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics

Scot Wingo
Scot Wingo

CEO, Spiffy

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