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Driving the future – a podcast series

Fueled by such factors as the climate crisis and the digital revolution, the automotive industry is transforming rapidly.

A typical automotive company today faces the task of transforming from a component manufacturer or assembler to a software and technology company, while also navigating electrification and the race to sustainability.

At the same time, the company may well be striving to become a mobility player, to move from a siloed economy towards an open, flexible shared partner ecosystem, and to reduce time to market by accelerating automation and efficiency.

And, of course, the company simultaneously needs to keep making cars, and to ensure that existing assets are still performant.

Challenges like these call for enterprise-wide agility coupled with rapid innovation.

Episode 35: Transitioning a market leader into a sustainable modern luxury brand in automotive

Hear from leading thinkers on automotive sustainability in episode 2 of our Driving the Future podcast series. Emmanuelle Bischoffe-Cluzel, Vice President and Sustainability Lead for the global automotive industry at Capgemini, talks to two senior colleagues from Jaguar Land Rover: François Dossa, board member with responsibility for Strategy and Sustainability, and Director of Sustainability Andrea Debbane. The discussion looks at the practicalities of working toward net zero emissions by 2039, with a focus on the wider context of technological innovation, including, for example, the criticality of sustainability to luxury brands, and consumers’ evolving expectations about mobility.

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Experts

Jean-Marie Lapeyre

EVP and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Global Automotive Industry
Jean-Marie Lapeyre works with automotive clients to develop and launch actionable technology strategies to help them succeed in a data- and software-driven world.

Joonas Laine

Client

John Sparrefors

Director & Global Account Executive, Capgemini

Ralf Blessmann

Executive Vice President and Head of Automotive Division, Germany
Ralf Blessmann leads the automotive sector in Germany. Sustainability and data sovereignty are his priority topics and key to help automotive clients in transforming their business.

Pascal Feillard

Head of Business Transformation, Capgemini Engineering
Pascal draws on his many years of experience in the Automotive industry in his current position, where he is responsible for ensuring that Capgemini‘s partnerships facilitate software-driven transformation in order to give automotive clients the future that they and their customers want.

Sebastian Tschödrich

Vice President | Global Head of Automotive, Capgemini Invent
I have been working in automotive consulting for 14 years, with experience in Europe and China. Currently based in Munich, I am responsible for the global automotive consulting business and part of the global leadership team at Capgemini Invent.

Dr. Philipp Haaf

e-Mobility Specialist, Capgemini Invent
As the Head of Electric Mobility at Capgemini Invent, Philipp Haaf is an acknowledged thought leader in electric mobility. He draws on 11 years’ experience in this rapidly changing area to help automotive OEMs and suppliers seize what he describes as the infinite opportunities of digital transformation.