Anupam “Pom” Malhotra
Director, Connected Vehicles & Data
Audi of America
Amazon Alexa and the Audi eTron: A Look at Voice in the Car
Despite recent advances in cloud computing, machine learning and speech science, drivers consistently cite in-vehicle voice recognition among their top complaints. Amazon’s Alexa Auto team is addressing this gap by extending the best of Amazon Alexa into the car, and building new vehicle-specific features that make customers’ daily lives, and time spent behind the wheel, easier and more convenient. In this session, Arianne Walker, Chief Evangelist of Amazon Alexa Auto, and Anupam Malhotra, Director, Connected Vehicles & Data of Audi of America will share details about how they are working together to solve the voice challenges today and in the future for customers on the go.
About Anupam “Pom” Malhotra
Anupam “Pom” Malhotra is the Director for Connected Vehicles and Data at Audi of America responsible for the business and operational growth of the Audi connect service and development of the company’s digitalization portfolio for connected cars. Additionally, he manages the emerging portfolio of data-driven business models and connected EV services at Audi. Pom joined Audi in 2010 from General Motors’ OnStar brand where he managed location-based services and contributed to the company’s globalization strategy and expansion effort. In his nearly 25 years in the automotive industry, Pom has focused his efforts at the intersection of business and technology and is currently helping realize Audi’s vision of the future of mobility.