Security Innovation to Keynote at GIL 2015: Silicon Valley

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Discussion on the impact of increasingly connected cars

Security Innovation, a trailblazer in automotive and software security, announced today that it will be participating in the Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) 2015: Silicon Valley on September 17th. Pete Samson, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Security Innovation’s Embedded Security Business Unit, will deliver the keynote presentation titled “Connected Cars: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” followed by a panel discussion. Mr. Samson will separate fact from the media hype and address the real cybersecurity challenges facing the increasingly connected vehicle.

The GIL 2015: Silicon Valley conference gives attendees the opportunity to gain new insight and perspective on business and technology issues that matter most, now and in the future. It provides an opportunity to collaborate with other innovative and visionary thinkers, and push beyond personal and organizational boundaries to create the future.

About the Breakthrough Business Model Innovation panel:

The connected car is having a profound impact on the automotive ecosystem and business model. The panel discussion will examine the emerging connected car ecosystem and the sustainable business models for providing richer and cost effective personal mobility experience for users, and a win-win proposition based on shared risks and rewards to the ecosystem.

The panel will be moderated by Lisa Whalen Vice President, Automotive &Transportation Growth Consulting Frost & Sullivan and other panelists will include:

David DiMeo : Director, Connected Car Innovations FordDirect
Hari Ganesan : Vice President Tech Mahindra Limited
Toshiro Muramatsu : Director,Vehicle Information Technology Division Silicon Valley Nissan Motor Corporation
Tom Taylor : Vice President, Strategy Verizon Telematics
Charlie Vogelheim : Host and Producer MotorTrend Audio

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About Security Innovation

A software security pioneer since 2002, Security Innovation is dedicated to protecting sensitive data in the world’s most challenging environments – whether on embedded systems, desktops, web applications, mobile devices, or in the cloud. Recognizing that software applications no longer exist in isolation, our clients are better prepared to anticipate, navigate and reduce software security risk regardless of technology or system complexity. There are more than a million licenses of Security Innovation’s eLearning products in use today and our embedded security products ship on tens of millions of systems each year. The company is privately held and is headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA. Visit the company at or follow on Twitter @SecInnovation

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