Daphne Zargar

dz-head-shotDaphne joined General Motors as the Global Manager of Partner Relations in June, 2016 in the engineering team of Global Connected Customer Experince. Prior to that she focused on developing business models and managing development teams around Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences. Daphne has developed a broad set of experiences and global background ranging from working for the United Nations in Tehran, Iran to the Chief of Staff of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. She has also lived and worked in Spain and the Dominican Republic and speaks Spanish and Persian fluently.

THURSDAY, October 13, 2016 | MAIN STAGE | 17:00 – 17:30

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Will tell the story of GM’s SDK/Emulator and initiatives in connected car platforms – how car play and android auto factor into this, building our ecosystem and potential use cases.

To talk about #WomenInTech is important, because by any measure you look at, women will dominate the corporate world in the future. Access to technology and STEM programs and a culture that supports this is imperative.

– Daphne Zargar