Tero leads strategy, product management, development, and delivery operations for the Kanzi suite of tools and services empowering designers in the development of advanced automotive user interfaces. He previously worked at Futuremark and Rovio with a focus on real-time graphics, and subsequently was one of the original cofounders of Rightware. Tero has a unique understanding of how to apply modern graphics technologies to achieve world-class visual design.
Consumer expectations and technology advancements are driving automakers to incorporate third-party apps and services into the connected car at an accelerated pace. In this discussion, Tero Koivu presents a new approach to leveraging partnerships, ecosystems such as Android, and location-based, voice-based, and other connected services. Designers have the opportunity of a lifetime to take the lead in defining the future automotive UX, and the time is now.