Hakan Kostepen is an “Executive” Director at Panasonic Silicon Valley Center in Cupertino, CA and responsible for Product Planning Strategy & Innovation for Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America. Panasonic Automotive “Global” Product Planning Strategy & Innovation group leads Panasonic Connected LifeStyle Strategy & Innovation Concepts around Panasonic B2B2C touch points around Internet of Things – Connected Car.

Mr. Kostepen has broad Systems & Software Engineering and Advanced Product Development experience with Panasonic, Ford Motor Company, Visteon, EDS, and US Air Force along with various Automotive “Real Time”  Embedded Systems Applications  and Advanced Automotive Infotainment Systems & Software Development around connected devices.