News Announcement from Motormindz, Inc.
The new partnership combines unmatched industry knowledge with practical, real-world operational experience in the connected car arena and promises to bring exciting developments to the space.
Motormindz, Inc., the automotive industry’s premier venture consultancy, today announced a strategic partnership with Connected Strategy Advisors (CSA), a Detroit-based advisory firm focused on connected cars & products.
Through the partnership, motormindz will continue their leading presence as an automotive tech accelerator and use CSA’s deep expertise to bring connected vehicle solutions to market faster.
“As a leading advisor on connected strategies to automotive OEMs for more than a decade, CSA was a natural fit to add to our robust roster of industry experts. We’ve seen firsthand the growing interest in autonomous driving, connectivity, the electrification of vehicles, and shared mobility (ACES) and expect the interest to increase exponentially moving forward.” said Jeff Van Dongen, CEO of motormindz. “Our partnership with CSA will provide a one-stop shop for end-to-end connected car & customer leadership within the industry.”
The partnership with Connected Strategy Advisors will serve to accelerate and enhance the adoption of ACES products and services for motormindz clients, as well as open opportunities with additional partners like wireless carriers, creating end-to-end solutions.
“The Connected Strategy Advisors partnership is a critical factor as we experience phenomenal growth in this space,” stated Greg Ross, motormindz Connected Car Practice Lead. “Our Connected Car Vision focuses on bringing together all of the pieces, from onboard and offboard infrastructure to wireless networks to smart mobility services– among other offerings, with the result being the only true end-to-end accelerator for ACES in automotive.”
Established global OEM’s have announced substantial investments in ACES technologies over the past several months. These investments are matched by huge flows of venture investment into ACES-based technologies and services. At the same time, consumers have high expectations for a safe, high-quality ownership experience. These trends point to the need for innovators in the space to move forward quickly in order to drive adoption and demand.
“As we move into an era where Connectivity will drive and support all other vehicle technology advancements, the timing of this partnership could not be more perfect for the industry,” said Percy Gendreau, CSA, CEO. “motormindz and CSA will leverage our combined deep industry expertise to drive motormindz’ Connected Car Vision as we continue to strive for what’s next.”
For more information on motormindz Connected Car Vision.
motormindz is the industry’s premier automotive venture consultancy serving OEMs, technology providers, mobility, and automotive retail. We’ve brought together a network of 80+ executive-level automotive and technology subject-matter experts into a model that delivers on our unique operational and strategic experience to digitally transform OEs’ and Dealers’ people, processes, and platforms; as well as to grow and scale new and emerging technologies into proven solutions.
About Connected Strategy Advisors
Connected Strategy Advisors is comprised of automotive executives with roots back to early connected car market leaders. Our telematics expertise extends beyond the technical elements and includes corporate organizational restructuring to fully operationalize the value streams enabled with connected products. Connected Strategy Advisors formulates all phases of our client’s multigenerational connected vehicle and product strategies. We save millions annually for our clients in warranty mitigation, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and service, while improving the overall client experience with connected products.