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Pedro López Estepa

Pedro manages RTI’s global automotive business, helping drive the Open Management Group data distribution service (DDS) industry standard into the automotive market with RTI’s Connext DDS software. Pedro has over 10 years of market strategy and engineering experience, working extensively with the global automotive and automation industries. Pedro joined RTI from u-blox's short-range business unit, where he led the automotive market strategy. Pedro holds an MSc in telecommunications engineering from the University of Granada and an International MBA from Politecnico di Milano.


The automotive industry is shifting toward a data-centric, network-agnostic architecture

As OEMs race to develop connected and autonomous vehicles, software-defined architecture takes center stage. Yet the pervasive in-vehicle connectivity poses new risks, particularly around vehicle security and safety. Off-vehicle, the industry now demands reliable, secure and non-intrusive communication for real-time teleoperation and data analysis at high data rates and fidelity. In this session, RTI will present the capabilities and challenges of in-vehicle communication as well as how to leverage the latest telecommunication infrastructure. RTI will also demonstrate how, thanks to its unique network technology, Connext Drive represents the best communication solution over mobile and wide area networks.