Speakers

GCF C-V2X Certified 

6th October 2021

Maxime Flament, CTO, 5GAA

Dr. Flament represents 5GAA, the global cross-industry association for the development of connected and automated cars, where he has worked as Chief Technology Officer since April 2018. Maxime was previously Head of Department for Connected & Automated Driving (CAD) at ERTICO – ITS Europe, the European association promoting research and deployment on Intelligent Transportation Systems. For 15 years, he has been a leading contributor to many European activities on road safety, connected vehicles, automated driving, large-scale pilots, and digital mapping. Maxime holds a Ph.D. E.E. (2002) and M.Sc. E.E. (1997) from Chalmers Technical University, Sweden. He also holds an “Ingénieur Civil” degree from the Free University of Brussels (1997). In 2001, he was visiting researcher at Stanford University, CA, USA.

Thomas Jäger, SVP Technology DEKRA

Thomas Jäger is a pioneer in Digital Mobile Communication and Wireless Testing and Certification with a professional career spanning 30 years. He has worked in local and global management roles at leading global TIC organizations with a strong focus on connectivity. Thomas has been a founding member of many regional and global certification initiatives. He is well known in the world of international interest groups such as ETSI, 3GPP, GSM Association, GCF, PTCRB, LoRa Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, 5GAA, ERTICO, OmniAir and others.

Bill McKinley, Automotive Strategic Planner, Keysight Technologies

Bill McKinley has spent over 30 years working on wireless communications with Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and then Keysight Technologies. His current role in Strategic Planning is focused on developing test solutions for the automotive sector as wireless communications transforms that industry. Bill has held multiple engineering and management positions throughout his career including R&D, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Manufacturing Engineering.