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Larry Stolle Senior Global Director of Automotive Marketing, SAP

Larry Stolle is the Senior Global Director of Automotive Marketing at SAP.  He is responsible for marketing the entire solution portfolio, spanning the Automotive OEM, the Automotive Supplier and Automotive Sales and Service organizations including automotive retail and importer business.

Larry joined SAP in 2006 and has more than 45 years of experience at automotive dealerships, automotive manufacturers and importers, and IT systems integrators.

He has extensive knowledge of the automotive business with special focus on automotive retailing across the globe. He has never stopped being a “car guy”!

You Don’t Own Me: But What About My Data?

The buzz: “The most promising privacy thing is stupid phones. I’m dumping all my smart phones.” (John McAfee) We as individuals have welcomed Internet-connected, often…

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Smart Factories, Smart Cars, Smart Drivers

The buzz: “Future factory represents the absolute pinnacle of technological and manufacturing development.”  (www.industryweek.com, 2/14/13) Everyone is talking about self-driving Smart Cars that are always…

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Power of Mobile Transforming the Automotive Industry: Insight to Action

The buzz: “Get in or you’ll miss the fun.” (Katie L. McGarry, Pushing the Limits) We’re entering a new age of the mobile experience, as…

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What’s Driving the Automotive Industry: Rear View and Looking Ahead

The buzz: “The cars we drive say a lot about us.” (Alexandra Paul) The one hundred-plus years of automotive industry investment have seen many miles…

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Best Practices for Automotive: Accelerating Business in the Digital Age

The buzz: “I had to stop driving my car for a while…the tires got dizzy.” (Stephen Wright) The inaugural Best Practices in Automotive Conference in…

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Connected Vehicles: One Security Point on A Vast Data Network

The buzz: “Open sesame!” (Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, 1704) The Networked Economy is a complex organism with dependencies and connections among virtually all…

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Show Me the Value: Connected / Autonomous Vehicle Data

The buzz: “Friends share all things” (Pythagoras). Can data collected from connected and autonomous vehicles be monetized? You bet! According to McKinsey, it could amount…

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The Automobile in American Life: Insane or Rational?

The buzz: “I love my car, but oh you kid.” Edward Humes in The Atlantic [04/12/16] slammed the “primacy” of the automobile in American life…

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Autonomous Vehicles Now: Impact on Smart Cities

The buzz: Patience is a virtue… They’ve been arriving since the 1930s. But when will one (or more) autonomous vehicles be in your garage? It…

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Future of Cars: Birth of the Connected Supplier

The buzz: We’re all connected. Collaboration is not new for automotive sector suppliers. But with digital, real-time computing radically changing how auto suppliers operate and…

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Your Moving Assets: Tune-in for Operational Value

The buzz: Shhhhh. Do you hear it? Your commercial moving assets are talking. What are they? Significant machines that move while doing something to create…

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The Future of Cars: Shared and Driverless Transportation – Part 2

The buzz: Car DNA? As we hurtle toward the new DNA of Transportation – digital, connected and coordinated, shared, tailored, driverless – many challenges could…

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The Future of Cars: Shared and Driverless Transportation

The buzz: Need a ride?… We have been fed the bread crumbs of connected cars for years. First the radio, then ABS braking, electrics steering,…

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SAP Game-Changers Radio 2016 Predictions – Part 1

The buzz: Your #1 business wish this year. If you’re hoping for a crystal ball to see what 2016 holds for your company, industry and…

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Connected Car Take 4: Driverless, Too!

The buzz: Climb in. Buckle-up. Your connected car is leaving the garage. Just as radio, PCs and smartphones changed our world, connected vehicles will, too,…

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Connected Car Take 3: Your Mobile Digital Identity

The buzz: Honk if you love connected cars! The future is definitely connected and it’s already here. Consumers, especially millennials living an always-connected lifestyle, expect…

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Connected Car Take 2: Race to the Perfect Connected Vehicle

The buzz: Beep beep! The evolution / revolution of the connectivity of vehicles is not new, dating back to the first factory-installed car radio (Chevrolet…

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SAP Radio Host

Bonnie D. Graham

A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.

Connect with Bonnie D. Graham: @bizbreakradio

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