The industry alliance seeks to leverage Mr. Sable’s thought leadership and industry presence to further accelerate the adoption of open source software in the in-vehicle infotainment ecosystem.
Pune | Germany, 21 May, 2014- KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT) a fast growing product engineering and IT consulting solutions and services provider to automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utilities corporations, today announced that Anup Sable, Senior VP & Head of Automotive & Engineering at KPIT, has been elected to the board of GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit industry alliance that is committed to driving broad adoption of In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open source development platform. This election is a recognition of Mr. Sable’s thought leadership and KPIT's efforts and investments in the IVI space.
Welcoming Anup to the board, Philippe Gicquel, President, GENIVI Alliance said, "We highly appreciate the time and thought leadership that Mr. Sable has brought to the alliance. As a leading company in the automotive engineering space, KPIT has been actively involved with GENIVI almost since GENIVI’s inception and continues to add great value toward fostering the adoption of open source platform for IVI. KPIT's expertise and presence in the key automotive engineering and manufacturing geographies makes it very well positioned as a partner to the ecosystem."
Speaking on his appointment, Anup Sable, Senior VP, Automotive & Engineering, at KPIT said, "I thank GENIVI Alliance for electing me to the board. This distinction is an endorsement of KPIT's endeavor to contribute to open innovation and collaboration in the automotive industry. KPIT remains committed to combine its global expertise and innovations in infotainment, AUTOSAR, functional safety and ADAS to further the cause of GENIVI"
KPIT shares GENIVI's vision of driving open innovation and Mr. Sable's election to the alliance's board reinforces the company's long-standing partnership with the IVI ecosystem to accelerate innovation and standardization in infotainment, AUTOSAR, diagnostics and vehicle integration.
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