IIMBAA Bangalore – EV SIG: Software-Defined Vehicles

The 3rd edition of the EV Special Interest Group (SIG) meetup was conducted by the IIMBAA Bangalore chapter on March 18, 2023. This was as part of Leadership Inside Out series initiated by IIMBAA Bangalore Chapter. The event took place on the IIMB campus and was well attended by more than 40 delegates from various industries, including OEM, Semiconductor, Tier-1, Software, Entrepreneurs, Cyber Security experts etc.

The event’s objective was to provide a platform for thought leaders in the Auto and EV segment to network, collaborate, deliberate, and influence policy matters, thereby driving the bigger mission of accelerating value realization.

Sirish Batchu, President of Embitel Technologies, led an electrifying fireside chat discussion, moderated by Santosh Godbole, Chief Technical Officer of BRISA Technology. The interactive discussions focused on various topics, including software-defined vehicle technology, resource gaps, cyber security and vulnerabilities, and business opportunities in testing, validation, and certification.

The event was convened by Mr. Anil Radhakrishnan, Director of Tata Elxsi, and a team of volunteers. Attendees actively participated in the discussions, sharing their insights and experiences, making the event highly engaging and informative.

Overall, the event was a grand success, achieving its objective of fostering a collaborative environment for thought leaders in the auto and EV segment. The Bangalore chapter of the IIMBAA is eager to host further events on electric vehicles in order to further explore a range of subjects and enlighten this developing industry. The Leadership Inside Out series has been extremely valuable as a platform for bringing industry heavyweights and engaging them in productive dialogue.