John Ellis's Profile
John is a software developer & business development veteran with over 25 years of experience. Formerly the Global Technologist for Ford’s connected car business unit as well as an executive with Motorola.
Has delivered award winning products and programs including opensource.motorola.com, developer.motorola.com, SmartDeviceLink, MyFordMobile, and developer.ford.com. He actively consults to clients on the space where automotive, software, consumer and mobility intersect.
As a designer and lead instructor of the Connected Vehicle Professional certificate course, is frequently called upon as a software expert for interviews, keynotes and panels to discuss software security and the new business models traditional “ship and forget” companies like automotive companies need to adopt in order to be “ship and remember” companies and adequately address cyber security concerns and pending legislation.