Hakan Kostepen is an "Executive" Director at Panasonic Silicon Valley Center in Cupertino, CA and responsible for Product Planning Strategy & Innovation for Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America. Panasonic Automotive "Global" Product Planning Strategy & Innovation group leads Panasonic Connected LifeStyle Strategy & Innovation Concepts around Panasonic B2B2C touch points around Internet of Things - Connected Car.
Mr. Kostepen has broad Systems & Software Engineering and Advanced Product Development experience with Panasonic, Ford Motor Company, Visteon, EDS, and US Air Force along with various Automotive "Real Time" Embedded Systems Applications and Advanced Automotive Infotainment Systems & Software Development around connected devices.
Company Profile (Panasonic)
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates 474 subsidiaries and 94 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net annual sales of 7.553 trillion yen. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. Panasonic Electronic Materials Division provides high performance circuit board laminates, advanced films, molding compounds and semiconductor encapsulation materials to global electronics manufacturing customers.