ZUG (15 February, 2018) — The DAV Foundation is pleased to announce that SAP’s Head of Emerging Technologies, Priyanka Khaitan, has joined them as a new member of its advisory board.
Noam Copel, CEO and Founder of the DAV Foundation remarked “It is with considerable pleasure that I welcome Priyanka to our advisory team. Her expertise in innovation, integration and delivery of technology at the enterprise level will help us ensure that DAV only delivers viable industry-ready products. We are grateful for her assistance and are eager to engage her with DAV’s many facets.”
Khaitan is the Head of Emerging Technologies for SAP Leonardo Digital Supply Chain & IoT Business Unit. Operating at the intersection of business and technology, she leads a product development organization at SAP with the charter to incubate, build and deliver disruptive transformational enterprise-class innovations to customers combining technology assets from SAP with cutting-edge open-source technologies. With 20 years of experience in redefining enterprise computing, she is passionate about solving world problems leveraging breakthroughs in technology.
"The transportation industry is at the forefront of a technological revolution that will change how we interact, transact and consume services. Imagine a world wide web of smart connected autonomous vehicles offering services on a network running on its own. Fully automated and democratized. This is the future of transportation and I look forward to shaping it."
The DAV Foundation has assembled a core operations team of professionals to accomplish the project’s long-term goals, with distinguished experts such as Ms. Khaitan providing advice and strategic perspective. Other leading experts will be announced as additions to the DAV team in the coming weeks.
The DAV Foundation’s mission is to promote and support research and development of the DAV network, as well as positioning it as the decentralized autonomous vehicle global standard. The organization is guided by the principles of transparency and openness, and invites the DAV community to help build a new way of transporting goods and people around the globe. The DAV Foundation is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, with representation offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, San Francisco, USA and Vancouver, Canada.
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