Gil Gur Arie, Chief Data and Analytics Officer of Ford Motor Company, leads the Ford team through the digital revolution by developing Ford’s big-data, connected vehicle data and AI strategies in the coming years. Gur Arie capitalizes on the enterprise’s data sources and advance analytics talent to enhance operational fitness, develop connected vehicle business opportunities and steer better decision-making throughout the company and deliver the data-driven value of Ford’s new strategy, also known as Ford+.
Sparking innovations to improve people’s lives: Under Gil Arie’s leadership, Global Data Insights & Analytics (GDI&A) has grown into a team of over a 1,000 data scientists, data and software engineers and AI experts, globally, that focus on key company priorities, including helping speed development of the mobility, electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving innovations that will improve people’s lives.
Georgios Sarakakis is Vice President of Reliability Engineering at Rivian. He is leading an innovative organization that covers Design for Reliability, Field Reliability, Sustaining and Supplier Reliability, Reliability Diagnostics and Prognostics, Data Science and Analytics, Failure Analysis, Materials Engineering, Functional Safety and Design for Sustainability.
He is passionate about bringing a data and physics first mindset in reliability engineering and building high performing and highly engaged teams.