21
Dec 2017

IconicC has temporarily suspended its connected car development activities

IconicC has temporarily suspended its connected car development activities. This decision was necessary as the solution development could not achieve the required product-market fit. The team has therefore decided to commence a period of strategic re-considerations.

by Robert Diab
14
Dec 2017

Robert was invited to the German-Chinese innovation platform

Robert was invited to the German-Chinese innovation platform by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). The working group has been established by the government to acknowledge the special relationship between Germany and China concerning research and innovation. Robert contributes to the sub-working group mobility.

by Robert Diab
01
Dec 2017

IconicC has started offering advisory service in the field of global technology procurement.

IconicC provides global technology procurement advisory in the field of automotive and commercial vehicles. IconicC has specialized on global procurement and inter-company collaborations for technology and innovation with special emphasis on CASE topics (connected, autonomous, shared and electrified).

by Robert Diab
12
Jul 2017

IconicC is proud to announce that Thorsten K. Amann joins as advisor.

Thorsten K. Amann spent 25 years in banking, consulting, and as an entrepreneur with extensive international leadership experience in Asia and in Europe. Thorsten will support IconicC as advisor.

by Robert Diab
24
May 2017

IconicC is proud to announce that Jörg Brakensiek joins as advisor.

Dr. Jörg Brakensiek has over 20 years of experience in wireless and automotive with firms like Nokia, and Microsoft. He created MirrorLink® technology. Jörg currently serves as the Chief Architect for the Car Connectivity Consortium. Jörg will support IconicC as advisor.

by Robert Diab
28
Apr 2017

IconicC presented at the European members meeting of the Car Connectivity Consortium in Krakow

IconicC presented its venture concept and solutions at the yearly European members meeting of the Car Connectivity Consortium in Krakow/Poland. During the concurrent ‘Plugfest’ IconicC had the opportunity to test its solutions with different carmaker’s head units.

by Robert Diab
19
Jan 2017

Robert gave an Interview to the BearingPoint Institute

Disruption is not necessarily the responsibility of the automaker...

by Robert Diab
26
Oct 2016

Robert contributed to the ConnectedCarsWorld Blog on the role of carmakers

It is obvious that connectivity enables new mobility solutions. It is also obvious that these solutions have a potential to be disruptive to the current business landscape.

by Robert Diab
18
Oct 2016

Robert was invited to keynote at the 3rd CEE Procurement & Supply Forum in Prag 2016

 

Global sourcing and sourcing in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE) has long been state of the art for international companies. Though, within the last years its significance has changed: It is focusing on finding optimal suppliers in times of international crises, strategic changes and investing in long term supplier relationships.

 

 

by Robert Diab
20
Sep 2016

Robert contributed to the ConnectedCarsWorld Blog on customer segmentation

The value proposition of a car needs to be precise and clearly understood by customers to justify the amount to be put on the table.

by Robert Diab
09
Sep 2016

Robert was invited to join the program committee of the ConnecteDriver & Smart Mobility conference in February 2017 in Brussels

With 50 expert speakers and 180 senior attendees, The Fourth annual ConnecteDriver & Smart Mobility conference is a must attend event that offers the right mix between the automotive, mobile and consumer electronics industry, with a strong focus on the driver.

by Robert Diab
24
Jun 2016

Robert was invited to speak at the Connected Cars Europe 2016 event in London

Connected Cars Europe, the only event of its kind in the world to focus on business models and consumer needs, will be taking place at Olympia London from 28th-30th June—helping brands to define how to structure their business to make the most of developing technologies.

by Robert Diab