- Clock Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and Ford Motor Company Chairman and CEO Jim Farley chat during the Cisco Live keynote.
Fundamental begins at 8:30 am Pacific June 14.
Cisco Live attendees will also see a Cisco-equipped Ford Mustang Mach-E on the show floor.
CISCO LIVE, LAS VEGAS – June 13, 2022 – “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Famously credited to automotive pioneer Henry Ford, these words imply that in times of massive change, predicting what’s next is next to impossible.
Now, the industry that retired the horse is on the brink of massive change. Ford is once again leading the way. And the change is driven by technology and digital transformation. Tomorrow at Cisco Live, the premier networking and security event, Cisco Chairman and CEO Chuck Robbins and Ford Motor Company Chairman and CEO Jim Farley will discuss these changes and the role technology will play, the software and the connected vehicle in the future of the automotive industry. industry.
Tune in to hear them discuss topics such as:
How the electrification revolution is shaping the future of the digital vehicle.
How connecting vehicles to the network will change our experience of owning and driving a car.
How Ford uses data to create unimaginable experiences for its customers to create value and drive new growth.
Ford has been among Cisco’s largest and most important customers for years. The company is the third largest Webex by Cisco customer on the planet and relies on Cisco to deliver network, security, collaboration, and IoT solutions. Ford purchased the third Cisco router ever produced.
The CEO-to-CEO conversation builds on the recent news that Webex can work in the entertainment center of Ford’s new electric vehicles. Cisco Live attendees will be able to see this Cisco technology in a Ford Mustang Mach-E at the Webex Innovations booth, #CL10.
Cisco has a broad portfolio of IoT products to secure and connect cars, highways and intersections.
Ford electric vehicle sales on the rise 222 percent last month, growing at nearly four times the industry rate.
Ford has committed to invest $50 billion by 2026 build a new generation of electric and digitally connected vehicles to solve more problems for customers.
Both Ford and Cisco are working with the city of Detroit to unlock potential and change the way roads and cities are run.
Look at this video with Ford Vice President of Electric Vehicles Darren Palmer and Detroit Mobility Innovation Chief Tim Slusser.
Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO of Cisco:
“The automotive industry is undergoing a massive digital transformation. Cisco has the potential to help our customers embrace technology and fundamentally change the driving experience. Only Cisco can bring manufacturers and cities together to transform this part of our lives, And we’re excited about what we can accomplish with customers like Ford.”
Jim Farley, CEO of Ford:
“Were transforming Ford around the world for the era of the electric and connected vehicle. By combining our great products and industry knowledge with new capabilities, we can revolutionize the experience of driving and owning a vehicle and shape the future of this industry once again.”
Tim Slusser, Chief Mobility Innovation Officer for the City of Detroit, Michigan:
“Cities have a tremendous opportunity to work with the private sector to make a massive and lasting impact in our communities, and we are excited to work with Cisco and Ford. Having access to and sharing data in real time will allow our citizens to know when and where”. Dangerous places are today and help us predict and prevent them tomorrow. Not only will this change the way roads and cities are run, it will also help improve pollution and congestion. And ultimately it will help save lives.”
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Watch this video with Ford Vice President of Electric Vehicles Darren Palmer and Detroit Mobility Innovation Chief Tim Slusser.